Sustainable Development, Agriculture
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.
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: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:This paper by B. Manos, Th. Bournaris, Ch. Moulogianni and S. Arampatzis aims to provide a review of the IA tools applied for the assessment of the EU policies in agriculture and environment, to analyse and to classify them by different criteria according to the policy that they have been applied to and by the impacts that they have been measured.
Excerpt:The overarching theme of the symposium is to analyze how the concept of transition ties in with the notion of sustainable development.
Excerpt:The publication "Policy Relevant Sustainability Research" guides various kinds of interested parties by providing detailed actor-specific requirement profiles for policy relevant sustainability research that aims to bridge specific knowledge to bear on policy issues relating to sustainable development.
Excerpt:How can scientists lead a true dialogue with people and institutions outside the scientific community? This is the topic of the CCES Winter School "Science Meets Practice", which will be held on 7-10 January and 4-7 February, 2013. The School supports exchange efforts and enhances capability to create interactions beyond scientific boundaries.
14 Positions of Early Stage Researchers in "Careers in Sustainability Excellence" (CASTLE) Marie Curie Initial Training Network
Excerpt:CASTLE consortium – (Marie Curie Initial Training Network) – invites applications for 14 full-time research vacancies for early stage researchers (ESR). Selected researchers are expected to undertake transnational mobility in order to implement an Individual Research Project (IRP) at one of the consortium partner institutions. ...