Agriculture, Rural Development, climate policy, Decision support, decision-making
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:Summer School "Rural Development Beyond Agriculture: Perspectives and Potentials". Organisation/Location: The University of Applied Forest Sciences, Rottenburg (HFR), in collaboration with and through funding from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), and in co-operation with the Annual Conference "Tropentag".
Excerpt:The International Center for Climate Governance (ICCG - www.iccgov.org) - a think tank focusing its activities on climate policy design and governance - is calling for applications for a six-month visiting research position for PhD Students or Post Docs.
Excerpt:The Staff Group "Rural Development, Environment and Population Studies" at the International Institute of Social Studies, Erasmus University Rotterdem, is looking for a Postdoctoral researcher in the field of: Agrarian and Environmental Studies (AES).
26th PhD Workshop on International Climate Policy - Studies in Economics, Politics and Social Science
Excerpt:The 26th PhD workshop on "International Climate Policy" will take place from 25-26 April, 2013 in Paris, France. This year's workshop will focus on studies in economics, politics and social science. The deadline for the submission of papers is 15 February, 2013.
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:Last year governments in developed nations delayed or scaled back planned actions to reduce CO2 emissions, as the economic situation caused a “difficult environment in which to advance legislation on climate change”, the 3rd GLOBE Climate Legislation Study has found.