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Measures to promote Nordic plant breeding

Measures to promote Nordic plant breeding »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Nilsson , and Roland von Bothmer

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320009

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Swedish Presidency, Nordic Council of Ministers, Swedish Ministry of Agriculture, Climate Change and Bioenergy, Nordic Agriculture, Nordic Plant Breeding

In its preparations for the Swedish presidency in the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2008 the Swedish Ministry of Agriculture decided to focus on two issues, Climate Change and Bioenergy. Climate Change will have p...

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008

Fatal occupational accidents in the Nordic countries 2003 - 2008 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Leifur Gústafsson , and Kristinn Tómasson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2011

ISBN: 9789289321891

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Countries, Fatal Occupational Accidents, Prevention Strategies, Investigation Process, Registration Process, Agriculture

This report is a review of the Nordic countries systems regarding fatal occupational accidents, i.e. the reporting process, the investigation process, the registration process, the registries, and the legal statute...

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries

Factors affecting occupational safety and health of foreign farm workers in Nordic countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Danielson , Risto H. Rautiainen , Kim Kaustell , Anne Marie Heiberg , and Tiina Mattila

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2012

ISBN: 9789289323611

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Working Environment Committee, Nordic Council of Ministers, Occupational Safety, Safety Communication, Agricultural Workers, Nordic Countries

This report is the result of a project financed by the Working Environment Committee of the Nordic Council of Ministers with the purpose to identify essential factors affecting occupational safety and health of for...

Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions in the Nordic Agro and Food industry
			:  - present situation and future development

Mergers, Alliances and Acquisitions in the Nordic Agro and Food industry : - present situation and future development »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289310161

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Agro and Food Industry, Positive Development, Agricultural Industry, Agricultural Sector, Nordic Agro and Food Industry, Financial Performance

A strong agro and food industry is one of the best means for securing a healthy and stable financial development in the agricultural industry. As the concentration of enterprises in the retail industry and the agro...

Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries
			: Policies for sustainability and green growth

Agriculture and the environment in the Nordic countries : Policies for sustainability and green growth »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Valborg Kvakkestad , Øystein Skutevik , and Anne Strøm Prestvik

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325950

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Agricultural Products, Natural Resources, Fragile Ecosystems, Sustainable Agricultural Practices, Green Growth, Water Pollution

In the future, demand for agricultural products will increase. The agricultural sector must meet the increase in demand without compromising the natural resources of which it depends on and damage fragile ecosystem...

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America

Sewage sludge fertilization of conifer forests in the Nordic countries and North America »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289312806

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Society Development, Ecological Sustainability, Sewage Sludge Directive, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Silviculture, Nordic Countries

In the society development towards increased ecological sustainability, decreasing landfill and increasing reuse of sewage sludge are of high priority. Within the European Union, a revision of the regulations for r...

Tools for Assessing Phosphorus Loss from Nordic Agriculture

Tools for Assessing Phosphorus Loss from Nordic Agriculture »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marianne Bechmann , Faruk Djodjic , Petri Ekholm , Hans Estrup Andersen , Goswin Heckrath , Preben Olsen , and Barbro Ulén

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289312424

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Phosphorus Workshop, Water Framework Directive (WFD), Agricultural Land, Risk Assessment Framework, Mitigation-planning Tool, Nordic and Baltic Region

The proceedings from the Nordic Phosphorus workshop, February 2004, address the role of decision tools in the process of abating phosphorus (P) losses from agricultural land in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Comp...

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region
			: Status, barriers and future

Bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian Region : Status, barriers and future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Antti Asikainen , Arunas Bruzgulis , Aija Budreiko , Claus Felby , Karin Hansen , Satu Helynen , Jakob Hirsmark , Morten Ingerslev , Lars-Erik Larsson , Kenk Nyström , Henn Pärn , and Johan Vinterbäck

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313636

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Bioenergy, Agricultural Crops, Sustainable Energy Supply, Biofuels, Economy and Environment, Bioenergy Chain

The status of use of bioenergy, the current barriers for increased use and the future use of bioenergy in the Nordic-Baltic-NW Russian region is described in this report. In this region, forests are abundant and a...

Abatement control and regulation of emission and ambient concentration of odour and allergens from livestock farming

Abatement control and regulation of emission and ambient concentration of odour and allergens from livestock farming »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Mona Arnold , Albert Bleeker , Jakob Bønløkke , Ole Hertel , Per Løfstrøm , Katja Pupiti , Torben Sigsgaard , and Peter Vangsbo Madsen

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2009

ISBN: 9789289318372

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Population, Health Impact, Agricultural Sector, Animal Households, Urban Population, Bioaerosols

There is a growing concern in the population in the Nordic countries regarding the health impact in connection with the releases of odour and bioaerosols as allergens and other compounds from the agricultural secto...

Nutrition Labelling: Nordic Recommendations Based on Consumer Opinions

Nutrition Labelling: Nordic Recommendations Based on Consumer Opinions »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2004

ISBN: 9789289309981

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nutrition Labeling of Foods, Fisheries, Agriculture, Forestry, Nutrition Information, Food Issues and Consumer Affairs

Nordic recommendations on nutrition labellingNordic work on general labelling of pre-packed foods in 2002 led to a Nordic Policy towards the labelling of Foods, published in the report TemaNord 2002:589. Since then...