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- Guzmán, Gloria I., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Land use policy 2011 v.28 no.4 pp. 825-835
- Olea europaea; agroecosystems; cost effectiveness; ecosystem services; energy; farms; growers; issues and policy; markets; olives; organic production; profits and margins; Mediterranean region; Spain
- ... Improving the sustainability of farms often incurs additional costs for farmers. These costs come from allocating land to the maintenance of the ecological processes (energy and material flows, natural population regulation) required for the agroecosystem to function. Since these costs are not recovered on the markets, farmers see a fall in profits, the financial viability of their farms is compro ...