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In a context of globalisation and socio-political upheavals in the Mediterranean, the development of Mediterranean agricultural trade is increasingly determined by the capacity of countries to develop modern infrastructure to facilitate exchanges and the movement of goods as well as to ensure better food security.

Organised around the economic developments of Mediterranean agricultural trade (flow with Europe, the United States, Brazil, Asia and sub-Saharan Africa), logistical challenges for the exchange of strategic products (grain, fruits and vegetables, meat, olive oil, seafood, etc.) and the infrastructure that condition trade (ports, corridors, multimodal platforms, cold chain, etc.), Mediterra 2014 also addresses issues related to sustainability, territorial balance and strategies of public policy actors (the increasing importance of the normative framework, the struggle against food waste, or the role of local authorities).

Mediterra is a collection of shared expertise and a support tool for decision making in volving more than 70 international experts with the goal of providing policy-makers, professionals and researchers with the essential strategic indicators and keys to understanding the Mediterranean.

This report has been produced under the direction of the International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies (CIHEAM), which is an intergovernmental organisation for training, research and cooperation in the fields of agriculture, food and sustainable rural development in the Mediterranean region.

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30 January 2014
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> CHAPTER 1 A geohistory of agricultural trade: the long time span that enlightens the present
Pierre Blanc

> CHAPTER 2 The development of Euro-Mediterranean agricultural trade and new prospects
Rym Ben Zid

> CHAPTER 3 Sub-Saharan Africa and the Arab world: disconnected agricultural regions
Mihoub Mezouaghi

> CHAPTER 4 Agro-trade dynamics of the Black Sea countries
Natalija Riabko

> CHAPTER 5 Mediterranean agricultural and agro-food trade: caught between American giants and emerging Asian countries
Foued Cheriet and Jean-Louis Rastoin

> CHAPTER 6 Transport infrastructure and logistics: the strategic levers of trade and competitiveness
Mustapha El Khayat

> CHAPTER 7 The geo-economics of the agro-food trade between the Arab Mediterranean countries and the Gulf
Matthieu Brun

> CHAPTER 8 Trade and logistics: the case of the grains sector
Sebastien Abis, Francois Luguenot and Pierre Raye

> CHAPTER 9 Trade and logistics: the fruit and vegetables industry
Giulio Malorgio and Antonio Felice

> CHAPTER 10 Seafood in Mediterranean countries
Bernardo Basurco, Jose Estors Carballo and Audun Lem

> CHAPTER 11 Trade and logistics: the case of the olive oil sector
Dimitrios Niklis, George Baourakis, Boubaker Thabet and Georgios Manthoulis

> CHAPTER 12 Trade and logistics: the case of the livestock and ruminants meat chain
Nils Beaumond and Philippe Chotteau

> CHAPTER 13 Trade and logistics: the case of the wine industry
Roberto Capone, Maroun El-Moujabber, Gianluigi Cardone, Felice Adinolfi, Jorgelina Di Pasquale and Daniel El Chami

> CHAPTER 14 Ports and logistics: an overview of policies and strategies
Dimitrios V. Lyridis and Eirini Stamatopoulou

> CHAPTER 15 A geography of rail, road and air transport
Marco Spinedi and Eleonora Morganti

> CHAPTER 16 The cold chain, a crucial link to trade and food security
Gerald Cavalier, Soumia El Hadji andI˙brahim Sani Ozdemir

> CHAPTER 17 Infrastructure, logistics and agro-food dynamics in Turkey
Selma Tozanli

> CHAPTER 18 Infrastructure and agro-food logistics in Albania
Tokli Thomaj and Arjana Misha

> CHAPTER 19 Transport, logistics and agro-food development in Algeria
Mohamed Naili

> CHAPTER 20 Malta: a logistical hub
David Raphael Busuttil

> CHAPTER 21 Infrastructure and agro-food logistics in Egypt
Ayman Abou-Hadid

> CHAPTER 22 Trade, logistics and agro-food strategies in Portugal
Alexandra Seabra Pinto and Joaquim Cabral Rolo

> CHAPTER 23 Private food safety and quality standards in international trade
Oliver von Hagen, Joseph Wozniak and Mathieu Lamolle

> CHAPTER 24 From agricultural production to agro-food trade: the energy challenges
El Hassane Bourarach and El Houssain Baali

> CHAPTER 25 From local markets to international trade: logistics and debate on the food miles concept
Luis Miguel Albisu

> CHAPTER 26 Agrotechnoparks: working towards innovative systems
Eva Galvez

> CHAPTER 27 Transport and logistics: territorial issues and the role of local and regional authorities
Andree Pasternak and Jean-Paul Pellissier

> CHAPTER 28 Innovation in logistics and in the supply chain integrated approach
Massimo Iannetta, Giorgio Matranga, Claudia Zoani, Stefano Canese, Lorenza Daroda, Fabio Vitali and Giovanna Zappa

Raul Compes Lopez