World Markets for Organic Fruit and Vegetables - Opportunities for Developing Countries in the Production and Export of Organic Horticultural Products













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INTERNATIONAL TRADE CENTRE
TECHNICAL CENTRE FOR AGRICULTURAL AND RURAL COOPERATION
FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS
ROME, 2001

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ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

INTRODUCTION AND SCOPE OF THE STUDY

MAIN FINDINGS AND IDENTIFIED OPPORTUNITIES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

CHAPTER 1: REQUIREMENTS FOR PRODUCING AND EXPORTING ORGANIC PRODUCTS TO MAJOR MARKETS

CHAPTER 2: MAIN MARKETS FOR ORGANIC FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

AUSTRIA
BELGIUM
DENMARK
FRANCE
GERMANY
ITALY
JAPAN
THE NETHERLANDS
SWEDEN
SWITZERLAND
UNITED KINGDOM
UNITED STATES

CHAPTER 3: CASE STUDIES OF COUNTRIES PRODUCING AND EXPORTING ORGANIC FRUIT AND VEGETABLES

ARGENTINA
CAMEROON
CHILE
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
MADAGASCAR
PAPUA NEW GUINEA
ZAMBIA

CHAPTER 4: ASSISTANCE TO DEVELOPING COUNTRIES IN ORGANIC AGRICULTURE

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