Scientific Publications

Research partners produced a number of published scientific papers throughout the project years, dealing with diverse topics surrounding agri-environmental contracts and agri-environment-climate measures in general. 


How to improve the conservation of species-rich grasslands with result-oriented payment schemes?

Kaiser, T., Reutter, M., Matzdorf, B. in Journal for Nature Conservation 52, Article 125752.

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Cooperative approach and land stewardship: two drivers for the agro-ecological transition of agri-food systems

Yacamán-Ochoa, C. & García-Llorente, M. in Estudios Geográficos. 

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How do policy-influential stakeholders from the Madrid region (Spain) understand and perceive the relevance of agroecology and the challenges for its regional implementation?

Márquez Barrenechea, A., García-Llorente, M., López-Medellín, X., Llobera, F., Redondo, M. in Landbauforschung. 70. 145-156. 10.3220/LBF1613665702000. 

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Local Perceptions of Ecosystem Services Across Multiple Ecosystem Types in Spain

García-Llorente, M. et al. in Land 2020, 9(9), 330.

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Problem of inconsistent translation of performance indicators category in monitoring CAP measures in EC regulations from English into Slovenian.

Rudolf, J., Udovč, A. in Journal of central european agriculture, 22(2), 471–485.

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Can Economic Experiments Contribute to a More Effective CAP?

Lefebvre, M., Barreiro-Hurlé, J., Blanchflower, C., Colen, L., Kuhfuss, L., Rommel, J., Šumrada, T., Thomas, F. Thoyer, S. in EuroChoices.

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Ecosystem accounting to support the Common Agricultural Policy.

Grondard, N., Hein, L., van Bussel, L. in Ecological Indicators.

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Motivations of farmers to participate in collective agri-environmental schemes: the case of Dutch agricultural collectives. 

Barghusen, R., Sattler, C., Deijl, L., Weebers, C., Matzdorf, B. in Ecosystems and People.

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Participatory collective farming as a leverage point for fostering human-nature connectedness

Pérez-Ramíreza, I., García-Llorente, M., Saban de la Portilla, C., Benito, A., Castro, A.J. in Ecosystems and People, 17(1), 222–234.

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Introducing the SWOT Scorecard Technique to Analyse Diversified AE Collective Schemes with a DEX Model.

Rudolf, J., Udovč, A. in Sustainability 2022, 14, 785.

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Participatory research in times of COVID-19 and beyond: Adjusting your methodological toolkits.

Sattler et al. in One Earth 5, pp. 62-74.

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Learning about German farmers’ willingness to cooperate from public goods games and expert predictions.

Rommel, J., Schulze, C., Matzdorf, B., Sagebiel, J., Wechner, V. in Q Open, qoac023.

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Farmers’ views on agreements on management of grassland and nature areas.

Andersen, E. in Institut for Geovidenskab og Naturforvaltning, Københavns Universitet. IGN Report.

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Insights into innovative contract design to improve the integration of biodiversity and ecosystem services in agricultural management.

Bredemeier, B., Herrmann, S., Sattler, C., Prager, K., van Bussel, L., Rex, J. in Ecosystem Services 55, 101430.

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More than spatial coordination – How Dutch agricultural collectives foster social capital for effective governance of agri-environmental measures.

Barghusen, R., Sattler, C., Berner, R., Matzdorf, B. in Journal of Rural Studies 96, 246-258.

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Implementing policy interventions to support farmer cooperation for environmental benefits

Prager, K. in Land Use Policy 119, 106182.

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Testing MCDM model for evaluating the potential of coordinated agri-environmental approaches among farmers on two case studies from Netherlands

Rudolf, J., Udovc, A. in Symposium on operational research in Slovenia 2022. 

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Institutional analysis of actors involved in the governance of innovative contracts for agri-environmental and climate schemes.

Sattler, C., Barghusen, R., Bredemeier, B., Dutilly, C., Prager, K. in Global Environmental Change 80: 102668.

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Metadata to describe the dataset on involved actors and their roles in the governance of innovative contracts for agri-environmental and climate schemes

Sattler, C., Barghusen, R., Bredemeier, B., Dutilly, C., Prager, K. in Global Environmental Change 80: 102668.

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The institutional design of agri-environmental contracts—How stakeholder attitudes can inform policy making

Schulze, C. & Matzdorf, B. in Q Open, qoad001. 

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Exploring farmers’ perspectives on collective action: a case study on co-operation in Dutch agri-environment schemes

Reichenspurner, M., Barghusen, R., Matzdorf, B. in Journal of Environmental Planning and Management. 

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Between Farms and Forks: Food Industry Perspectives on the Future of EU Food Labelling

Schulze et al. available in SSRN. Under Review.

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Effects of Dutch agri-environmental field margins and bird plots on cropland birds

Grondard, N., Kleyheeg, E., Hein, L., Van Bussel, L.G.J., in Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 349.


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Effects of linear elements on ecosystem services supply and trade-offs in agricultural landscapes

Le Clec’h, S., Van Bussel, L., Marjolein, L., de Knegt, B., Szentirmai, I., Andersen, E. available in SSRN. Preprint. 


Transaction Costs in Agri-Environment-Climate Measures: A Review of the Literature

Espinosa Diaz, S., Riccioli, F., Di Iacovo, F., Moruzzo, R. in Sustainability 15(9).


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Exploring the Effect of Perceived Transaction Costs on Farmers’ Attitudes toward Participation in Agri-Environment-Climate Measures (AECMs)

Riccioli, F., Di Iacovo, F.; Moruzzo, R., Espinosa Diaz, S. in Social Sciences 12(136).

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The prospects of innovative agri-environmental contracts in the European policy context: Results from a Delphi study

Kelemen, E., Megyesi, B., Matzdorf, M., Andersen, E., van Bussel, L.G.J., Dumortier, M., Dutilly, C., García-Llorente, M., Hamon, C., LePage, A., Moruzzo, R., Prager, K., Riccioli, F., Yacamán-Ochoa, C. in Land Use Policy 131 (106706). 


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