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Food provision in the 21st century

“Food provision in the 21st century” – How Contracts2.0 contributes to the scientific discussion

Food provision under ever more challenging environmental conditions might soon become a central subject for decision-makers worldwide. In June ...
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Dream Landscape Yorkshire

Practitioners picture desirable farming landscapes for 2040 and ideal agri-environmental contracts

“How do agricultural practitioners envision desirable farming landscapes and ideal agri-environmental contracts?” In a detailed report, we collect and present answers ...
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The future of German agriculture – A task for society as a whole

The future of German agriculture – A task for society as a whole

German Commission on the Future of Agriculture ("Zukunftskommission Landwirtschaft") presented its final report to Chancellor Angela Merkel on July 6, 2021 ...
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Title image Contracts2.0 at EAERE conference

Contracts2.0 at the EAERE conference

Researchers from the Contracts2.0 project participated in the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economics Conference (EAERE), presenting the food industry's ...
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Collaboration

Willingness to collaborate in agriculture? A behavioural experiment shows positive results

(German version /deutsche Version) Many environmental objectives in agriculture can be better achieved at larger spatial scales through cooperation among farmers ...
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Innovation in the field: The Bornholm CIL visit farms to explore Carbon Farming

Innovation in the field: The Bornholm CIL visit farms to explore Carbon Farming

On May 26, the CIL of Bornholm arranged visits to farms practicing non-tillage faming, Conservation Agriculture and holistic grazing. Twelve participants, ...
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Exploring feasibility of novel approaches  – A Delphi study

Exploring feasibility of novel approaches – A Delphi study

The team from ESSRG, overseeing the policy work package in Contracts2.0, conducted a Delphi-survey to highlight limitations of the current agri-environmental ...
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Results-based contracts – positive feedback from UK farmers

Since 2016, results-based contracts have been trialled in two pilot areas in England – on hill farms in the Yorkshire Dales ...
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The future of farming in CIL Limburg

Visualizing future farming in the Dutch case studies

The Contract Innovation Labs in the Netherlands worked with an illustrator to produce a visual representation of the “dream farming landscape”, ...
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