- Geographical focus : European Union
Special Symposium on Nature, Science, and Politics, or: Policy Assessment to Promote Sustainable Development
Excerpt:This special symposium explores how the construction and utilization of scientific knowledge in policy making and its impact in the policy process itself can be better understood. ...
Excerpt:Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), Italian leading research institute devoted to the study of sustainable development and global governance, welcomes Marie Curie Individual Fellowship applications on a wide range of economic, environmental and energy research areas.
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: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:The LIAISE Network of Excellence will hold its 4th Annual Meeting in Tallinn from 25-28 March, 2013. This year, the meeting is hosted by SEI Tallinn.
Excerpt:The Netherlands Institute of Government offers a course on Europeanization for PhD Students. The course will be held from 25-29 March, 2013 in Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Excerpt:The European Climate Change Adaptation Conference 2013 will bring together scientists and practitioners working on adaptation to the impacts of climate change. The conference will create a European forum bringing together world-class science, with the aim of fostering a creative dialogue with climate adaptation policy makers and practitioners.
Excerpt:The UK Network of Environmental Economists (UKNEE) is calling for the submission of papers for its annual Applied Environmental Economics Conference. The conference brings together environmental economists from public and private sectors, academia and consultancy to share results of recent research and to discuss issues relevant to practice. ...
1st European Conference on Technology Assessment: Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions
Excerpt:The 1st European Conference on Technology Assessment "Technology Assessment and Policy Areas of Great Transitions" will take place from 13-15 March, 2013 in Prague, Czech Republic.