impact assessment, CAP, evaluation
3rd European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum ‘Linking Evaluation Findings to Enhancing Sustainability’
Excerpt:The 3rd European Environmental Evaluators Network forum 'Linking evaluation findings to enhancing sustainability' will be held on 28-29 April, 2014 at the Finnish Environment Institute, Helsinki, Finland. ...
Excerpt:LIAISE Policy Brief No. 4 on "'Setting up young farmers' CAP measure in rural areas of Greece" has just been published. The imbalanced allocation of age-classes with high share of older farmers against younger ones is one of the important factors that negatively affect the rural areas in most of the European countries. ...
Excerpt:Impact Assessment (IA) is increasingly used by the European Commission and Member States to assess the potential economic, social and environmental consequences of new policy initiatives. To support the IA process, the European research LIAISE project is developing a Toolbox.
Excerpt:Negotiations on reform of the common agriculture policy (CAP) have reached a critical stage, with uncertainty continuing over the fate of the Commission’s proposals for 'greening'.
Participatory Impact Assessment of Agricultural Practices Using the Land Use Functions Framework: Case Study From India
Excerpt:What do different stakeholders think of the changing trends in agricultural practices and related policies? Using the participatory impact assessment (PIA) method involving farmers, researchers and voluntary workers, the authors of this paper assess the impact of recent policy-driven farming practices.
Excerpt:The European Commission's Joint Research Centre is looking for a senior researcher (15 years relevant experience, or PhD+10 years) for a 2 year grantholder position at its Ispra, Italy location to support the European Platform on Life Cycle Thinking/Assessment.
Excerpt:The paper discusses the mainstreaming of ecosystem services into policy making which requires a framework that allows the transition of the scientific concept into the rationale of policy making. The autors hypothesize that the procedure of policy impact assessment is a suitable venue for this transition.
Excerpt:This course provides an overview of leading industry practice of SIA consistent with IAIA's International Principles for Social Impact Assessment. The course addresses current issues and topics that are relevant to the business of managing the social impacts of planned interventions.
Excerpt:The International Health Impact Assessment Consortium (IMPACT) will be running its comprehensive HIA Training Course on 17 June, and again later in the year on 11 November, 2013.
Excerpt:To maintain the quality of the content of the LIAISE Toolbox, the role of Lead Editors for impact areas and for families of Methods was established. Impact areas describe certain issues that may be affected by policies. Descriptions of methods enable practitioners to choose appropriate methods throughout the procedural steps of an IA. ...