EU Bioeconomy Economics and Policies: Volume II

  • Liesbeth Dries
  • Wim Heijman
  • Roel Jongeneel
  • Kai Purnhagen
  • Justus Wesseler

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. Food

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Liesbeth Dries
      Pages 3-15
    3. Kai Purnhagen
      Pages 17-26
    4. Maria Cecilia Mancini
      Pages 47-61
    5. Jutta Roosen, Irina Dolgopolova, Matthias Staudigel
      Pages 63-82
    6. Liesbeth Dries
      Pages 83-90
  3. Rural Areas

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Martijn van der Heide, Wim Heijman
      Pages 93-128
    3. Floor Brouwer, Chris Short, Simone Sterly, Janet Dwyer, Anne Maréchal
      Pages 129-151
    4. Irene Bouwma, Yves Zinngrebe, Hens Runhaar
      Pages 153-175
    5. Wim Heijman, Geoffrey Hagelaar, Martijn van der Heide
      Pages 195-211
    6. Petra Berkhout, Kaley Hart, Tuomas Kuhmonen
      Pages 213-241
  4. Bio-Based Economy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Justus Wesseler, Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes
      Pages 245-256
    3. Dušan Drabik, Thomas Venus
      Pages 257-276
    4. Maximilian Kardung, Justus Wesseler
      Pages 277-292
    5. Justus Wesseler
      Pages 319-322
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 323-328

About this book


This two-volume book provides an important overview to EU economic and policy issues related to the development of the bioeconomy. What have been the recent trends and what are the implications for future economic development and policy making? Where does EU bioeconomy policy sit within an international context and what are the financial frameworks behind them?

Volume II explores the EU food sector, as well as food law and legislation, rural development in the EU, bio-based economy strategy, the circular economy and and bioenergy policies.


EU Bioeconomy Economics and Policies Bioeconomics Bio-based economy Circular economy EU agricultural policies EU food sector EU food law and legislation Food safety Food quality and certification Rural Development Policies EU rural development Nature Conservation Policies Tourism and Rural Development EU Bioenergy Policies EU Bio-based economy Policies Bio-based economy clusters Bioreactors Bio-based product development

Editors and affiliations

  • Liesbeth Dries
    • 1
  • Wim Heijman
    • 2
  • Roel Jongeneel
    • 3
  • Kai Purnhagen
    • 4
  • Justus Wesseler
    • 5
  1. 1.Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy GroupWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy GroupWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  3. 3.Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy GroupWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  4. 4.Law and Governance GroupWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  5. 5.Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy GroupWageningen UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive licence to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2019
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, Cham
  • eBook Packages Economics and Finance Economics and Finance (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-030-28641-5
  • Online ISBN 978-3-030-28642-2
  • Series Print ISSN 2524-5848
  • Series Online ISSN 2524-5856
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