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Parrott, N, K. Knickel, S. Padel & P. Swagemakers (2019) Organic Critical Mass: Why are some countries 'more organic' than others? Paper presented to XXVIII European Society for Rural Sociology Congress June 2019
Parrott N. (2019) Privileged Information: The politics of knowledge in contested agronomy. Review of Sumberg J. (ed) 2017 Agronomy for Development: The politics of agricultural research. Earthscan, London . Sociologica Ruralis 59(3)581-2
Ploeg J. D. van der, Barjolle D, Bruil J, Brunori,, G Costa Madureira,L-M, Dessein, J., Drąg, Z. Fink-Kessler, A. Gasselin, P., Gonzalez de Molina, M., Gorlach, K. Jürgens, K. Kinsella, J., Kirwan, J., Knickel, K., Lucas, V., Marsden, T. Maye, D., Migliorini, P., Milone, P. Noe, E. Nowak, P., Parrott, N., Peeters, A., Rossi, A. Schermer, M., Ventura,F., Visser, M., and Wezel, A. (2019, forthcoming) The economic potential of agroecology: empirical evidence from Europe Journal of Rural Studies
Parrott, N. (2018) Seule Valley: Tibet of the Basque Country in Brink, P. Ten (Ed) The Circle: A Brussels Anthology pps 181-201 Harvard Square Editions
Knickel K., A. Ashkenazy, T. Calvão Chebach & N. Parrott (2017) Agricultural modernization and sustainable agriculture: Contradictions and complementarities International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability
Parrott, N. and K. Tshomo (2014) Bhutan’s vision of 100% organic farming: agriculture guided by the principles of Gross National Happiness. Poster presentation to the 20th Institute Sustainable Development Research Conference. Trondheim (Norway) June 2014.
Parrott, N. (2014) Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Organic Farming. A report on the Second Asia Pacific Regional Symposium. Bangkok, 2-4 December 2013. Ecology and Farming (2014:1) pp 8-11
Brul, P, E. Mattson, N. Parrott and C. Stopes (2013) Organic Food and Farming for All. Swedish Society for Nature Conservation. Report commissioned as support material for SSNC’s first Global Green Action Weeks (2013/2014)
Parrott, N. (2012) Back to the Roots: Keveral Farm. Ecology and Farming 2012: pp 38-41
Parrott, N. & J. Wright (2007) Influencing attitudes of public institutions towards organic agriculture as a means of promoting food security. International Conference on Organic Agriculture and Food Security, FAO, Rome, May 2007.
van Elzakker, B., N. Parrott, M. Chola Chonya & S. Adimdao (2007) Organic Farming In Africa in H. Willer & M. Yusseffi (Eds.) The World of Organic Agriculture: Statistics and Emerging Trends. Bonn, IFOAM. pp.96-106
Parrott, N. J. E. Olesen and H. Høgh-Jensen (2006) Certified and non-certified organic farming in the developing world. In N. Halberg, H.F. Alrøe, M.T. Knudsen and E.S. Kristensen (Eds) Global Development of Organic Agriculture: Challenges and Promises. CAB International, Wallingford, Oxon.
Marsden, T. and N. Parrott (2006) Reconnecting Farming and the Countryside? Rural Development Practices and Policy in the United Kingdom. In O'Connor, D., H. Renting, M. Gorman & J. Kinsella (eds.) Driving Rural Development: Policy and Practice in Seven EU Countries. Assen (Netherlands), Van Gorcum, European Perspectives on Rural Development
Parrott, N. (2005) Organic Farming in the “Developing World”: Aligning Southern Practices to Northern Perspectives or vice versa? Poster presentation to the European Forum on Agricultural Research for Development “European Responses to Changing Global Needs“–Zurich 27-29th April.
Parrott, N. (2004) Towards the Real Green Revolution: The Political Ecology of the Organic Movement. Presentation to VI Congress de la Sociedad Espanola de Agricultura Ecologica, Almeira 27/9-2/10 04
Parrott, N. (2004) Sound Depths: the seen and unseen dimensions of organic farming in the South – and their implications for organic research . Paper to DARCOF Workshop on Organic Farming in a Global Perspective: Globalisation, Sustainable Development and Ecological Justice . Copenhagen 22nd- 23rd April 2004
Parrott, N. and Kalibwani F. (2004) Africa In Willer H. and M. Yusseffi (Eds) The World of Organic Agriculture” Statistics and Emerging Trends. Bonn, IFOAM pp.55-68
Parrott, N. & B. van Elzakkar, B. (2003) The Status and Potential of Organic Farming and Like-Minded Movements in Africa . Bonn, IFOAM. pp. 129
Parrott, N. (2003) The Real Green Revolution: Organic and Agroecological Farming in The South Ecology and Farming 30 pp.5-7
Parrott, N., N. Wilson & J. Murdoch (2002) Spatialising quality: regional protection and the ‘alternative geography' of food. European Urban and Regional Studies 9 (3) 241-262
Parrott, N. & T. Marsden (2002) The Real Green Revolution: Organic and Agroecological Farming in The South. London, Greenpeace Environmental Trust pp. 153. Presentations made to Biofach 2002, Nurnberg, (Germany) February 2002, the African Conference on Organic Cotton Production, Cotonou (Benin) September 2002.
Oostindie, H., & N. Parrott (2002) Farmers attitudes to rural development: results of a transnational survey in six EU countries. IMPACT Working Paper. Rural Sociology Group. Department of Social Sciences. Wageningen University. Summary available here
Jenkins, T. & N. Parrott (2001) Looking to the land: regional imagery, quality products and development strategy in marginal rural regions. In R. Byron & J. Hutson (Eds.). Community Development on the North Atlantic Margin . Aldershot, Ashgate p. 3 -26
Sherwood. A.M., N. Parrott & T. Jenkins (2001) Crafts producers on the Celtic fringe: marginal lifestyles in marginal regions? In R. Byron & J. Hutson (Eds.) as above pp. 139-154
Marsden, T. & N. Parrott (2000) Food Governance: Co-evolution or Incorporation of New Food Supply Chains? Cardiff School of City and Regional Planning
Jenkins, T. & N. Parrott (2000) The socio economic potential for peripheral regions of regional imagery and quality products. In Sylvander, B., D. Barjolle and F. Arfini (Eds.) The socio economics of origin labelled products in agrifood supply chains; spatial, institutional and co-ordination aspects. 67th EAAE Seminar, Paris. Économie et Sociologie Rurales 17/1-2 pp.127-140.
Parrott, N. (1999) Road Building and Economic Development in Peripheral Areas . Contemporary Wales 11 pp.110-122
Parrott, N., A.M. Sherwood & P. Midmore (1999) Strengthening links between agriculture and tourism at the rural periphery: a case study in south-west Wales. In: R. Byron and S Black, (Eds.) Local Enterprise on the North Atlantic Margin. Aldershot, Ashgate pp.317-342
Parrott, N & A. Moyes (1997) A Delphi Evaluation of the Environmental Effects of Road Building Environmental Policy and Practice . 7 (1) 21-32
Parrott, N. (1993) The West Yorkshire Way. Sigma Leisure. Wilmslow.