- IA Topic : Agricultural policy
Excerpt:Doctoral or post-doctoral research opportunity at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, addressing GHG mitigation in US agriculture with a specific focus on nitrogen and policy processes.
Excerpt:This paper examines the potential impact of agricultural and trade policy reform on land-use across the EU focussing particularly on the issue of land abandonment. It estimates the extent of change across Europe under removal of Pillar 1 support payments and trade liberalisation. ...
Excerpt:The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) seeks a Senior Policy Economist to join the international team of scientists working on improving the livelihoods of maize and wheat farmers in the developing world. The application deadline is 15 June, 2012, but will be open until filled.
European Union Agricultural Policy Scenarios' Impacts on Social Sustainability of Agricultural Holdings
Excerpt:This paper aims to assess the impacts of household behaviour on social sustainability by simulating agricultural policy scenarios of the European Union (EU) Common Agricultural Policy (CAP). For this purpose a multicriteria model was formulated, at farm household level, in order to study the social impacts of the CAPs using different scenarios. ...
Excerpt:IITA seeks a qualified Post-doc Fellow in Agricultural Economics and Policy to work on ex-ante evaluation of technologies, investments, and policy reforms aiming to guide research priority setting and the strategic planning processes at the IITA. The initial appointment is for two years at Ibadan, Nigeria including travel within and outside Africa.