While this book presents the results of comprehensive and cooperative international reseirch, this effort would not have been successful without the assistance of various institutions and personalities. Financial support for the conference was received from the Volkswagen Foundation, Germany, and the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) which is gratefully acknowledged. The Deutsche Ralffeisenverband kindly contributed to hosting the international group of researchers in Bonn. For their valuable comments we also thank: Uwe Eiteljorge, Johannes Jutting, Amim Kuhn, Witold-Roger Poganietz, Matin Qaim, Alexandra Schleier, Ludwig Striewe, Jllrgen Wandel, Peter Weingarten, Manfred Wiebelt and Susanna Wolf. The editors also acknowledge the help provided by James Creed, Karin Clark, and Ulla Knodt in checking language and style of the articles, most of them written by non-native speakers. Martin Grub, Tina Klebsch, and Andrea Stang have been helpful in providing technical assistance needed to prepare the manuscript. Bonn Peter Wehrheim Eugenia V.
Serova Moscow Halle/Saale Klaus Frohberg Bonn Joachim von Braun January 2000 x Russia's Agro-food Sector: Towards Truly Functioning Markets Wehrheim, P., E. V. Serova, K. Frohberg, and J. von Braun (eds.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp. 1 - 8 SECTION 1 Introduction and Overview Peter Wehrheim, Eugenia V. Serova, Klaus Frohberg, and Joachim von Braun 1. INTRODUCTION This publication takes a close look at the agro-food economy in Russia.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 541
Weight: 842 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 29 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 200
`The book is well edited. Although most of the authors are not native English speakers, the papers are well written. ... The book is an informative, thourough and well-prepared review of the status of Russia's agro-food economy in the late 1990s. Its content and style make it accessible to anyone interested in transition agriculture.'
European Review of Agricultural Economics, 27:4 (2000)
`Everyone working in this area should study this more closely. Moreover, the book can be used as an excellent reference book for teaching a course on `transition economics''
Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 40:4 (2001)