- Geographical focus : Ireland
Excerpt:Ireland has unveiled its environmental priorities for its six-month presidency, which include among others an aggreement with MEPs on Europe's Seventh Environmental Action Plan (7EAP).
Excerpt:Candidates are invited to apply for the 2012 intake of AgTraIn Doctorate students. The main objective of the AgTraIn programme is to develop an elite European Doctorate school within the topic of successful development and transformation of farming systems in the developing world. The deadline for application is 1 November, 2011.
Consideration of Sustainability Aspects in Policy Impact Assessment: An International Comparative Study of Innovations and Trends
Excerpt:This report by the Environmental Policy Research Centre, FU Berlin, gives an overview on the recent international developments in sustainability impact assessment (SIA). The study looks at innovations in SIA processes within the European Commission and five European countries (UK, Ireland, Belgium, Switzerland and Germany).