Austria, Agriculture, green growth, Innovation, European regulation, Energy and Climate, climate
Evaluation of Soil Organic Matter Balance Methods as Practice-applicable Tools for Environmental Impact Assessment and Farm Management Support (SOMpatic)
Excerpt:An international workshop on the evaluation of soil organic matter balance methods (SOM balances) will take place on 20-22 November, 2013 in Giessen, Germany.
Landscape Functions and People - Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes
Excerpt:The Wageningen UR Centre for Development Innovation is offering a course on "Strategic Approaches for Climate Smart, Sustainable and Productive Landscapes" taking place from 18-29 November, 2013 in Bangkok, Thailand.
Excerpt:The 2013 EAERE-FEEM-VIU European Summer School will take place from 30 June - 6 July, 2013 at the VIU Campus on the Island of San Servolo. The topic of the event is "Uncertainty, Innovation and Climate Change".
Excerpt:The Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO), Halle (Saale), Germany is looking for a Senior Researcher or Post-Doc in Agricultural Development.
Excerpt:The European Commission presented a package advancing action on climate change adaptation on 16 April, 2013. The package includes the EU strategy on adaptation to climate change and a Green Paper on insurance in the context of natural and man-made disasters.
Excerpt:In this study, the authors analyse how three scenarios involving different levels of harmonisation of common agricultural policy (CAP) decoupled payments in the EU affect the distribution of farm income across regions and farm types. They use the farm type extension of the common agricultural policy impact (CAPRI) model. ...
An Integrated Modelling Platform for Agro-economic Commodity and Policy Analysis (iMAP) - A Look Back and the Way Forward
Excerpt:This report describes the rationale and performance of the integrated Modelling Platform for Agroeconomic Commodity and Policy Analysis (iMAP), hosted by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre, Institute for Prospective Technological Studies in Seville.
Excerpt:A LIAISE workshop on "Transport and Innovation in policy impact assessment" will be held in Brussels on 5-6 March, 2013. Policy makers and researchers will jointly discuss options and challenges for transport and innovation aspects in European policy making, specifically IA. The results will contribute to the LIAISE Shared Research Agenda. ...
Excerpt:The Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) offers a new research position. The successful applicant will be involved in the research on climate change mitigation policies. Applications will be evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled; first assessment of applications mid-February 2013.