Green Payments in U.S. and European Union Agricultural Policy

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This report compares current United States and European Union (EU) efforts in the area of green payments. Green payments refer to "payments made to agricultural producers as compensation for environmental benefits that accrue at levels beyond what producers might otherwise achieve under existing market and regulatory conditions" (summary). The report gives an overview of policies, programs, financing, and various other aspects of comparison related to the topic.

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Creation Date: November 22, 2005
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Hanrahan, Charles E.

Senior Specialst in Agricultural Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Zinn, Jeffrey A.

Specialst in Natural Resources Policy; Resources, Science, and Industry Division

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Place of Publication: Washington D.C.
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  • Creation: November 22, 2005
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Denmark
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United Kingdom
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Cyprus
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Latvia
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Lithuania
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Hungary
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Malta
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Poland
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Slovakia
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Slovenia
Description:

This report compares current United States and European Union (EU) efforts in the area of green payments. Green payments refer to "payments made to agricultural producers as compensation for environmental benefits that accrue at levels beyond what producers might otherwise achieve under existing market and regulatory conditions" (summary). The report gives an overview of policies, programs, financing, and various other aspects of comparison related to the topic.

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24 pages.

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Keyword(s): European Union
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Resource Type: Report
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Access: Public