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Collective AES – exploring Dutch farmers' motivation to participate

Collective AES – exploring Dutch farmers’ motivation to participate

To address the degradation of the natural environment, agri-environment schemes (AES) have been designed within the European Union’s Common Agricultural Policy ...
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Computer laboratory for economic experiments

Economic experiments for improving agricultural policy

The EU’s Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) is constantly evolving. Its evaluation tools must develop concurrently. Including economic experiments in the ...
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Worldcafe Sheet

Policy Innovation Labs – The new age of policymaking?

The development of innovative approaches to strengthen the provision of public goods is at the heart of Contracts2.0. The corresponding ...
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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 2020, ...
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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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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

Many environmental objectives in agriculture can be better achieved at larger spatial scales through cooperation among farmers. In the Netherlands agri- ...
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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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