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Environmental public goods From Farming through Effective Contract Targeting

Environmental public goods From Farming through Effective Contract Targeting

Objective

The European agricultural land areas provide important and valuable goods in the form of food, fibre and biomass for the world. They are also crucial for the provision of a number of environmental and climate goods and services. EU member states have implemented agri-environmental schemes, investment grants for environmental technologies, and private actors have established environmental certification and labeling schemes targeting these services. However, many initiatives are arguably not cost-effective in boosting environmental and climate service provision, may be skewed in terms of distributional impacts, increase risks to farmers, or involve excessive transaction costs. EFFECT will develop and pilot a theoretically well-founded and empirically well-adapted package of new contractual frameworks. This will enable farmers to reconcile agricultural production with enhanced delivery of environmental and climate public goods and services to the benefit of society at large. EFFECT pursues this through a transdisciplinary effort involving a review of past successes and failures; and development and test of new forms of contracts. We combine agricultural and environmental science knowledge with theoretical and empirical insights from law, political science and economics. We further combine efforts from researchers and multiple practice partners and stakeholders to ensure that lessons learned from previous initiatives and our testing of emerging contract frameworks are validated on the ground. Our ambition, which is based in the solid experience in the consortium, is to facilitate that our co-developed agri-environmental contract arrangements are being put to actual use towards the end of the project. Furthermore, to ensure durable impact of the project, EFFECT initiates a cross European innovation process, supports capacity building among decision making bodies and develops a policy evaluation framework.
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Coordinator

KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET

Address

Norregade 10
1165 Kobenhavn

Denmark

Activity type

Higher or Secondary Education Establishments

EU Contribution

€ 864 225

Participants (19)

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UNIVERSITY OF GLASGOW

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 455 922,50

WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 546 280

FONDAZIONE ICONS

Italy

EU Contribution

€ 163 750

CONSORCI CENTRE DE CIENCIA I TECNOLOGIA FORESTAL DE CATALUNYA

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 270 875

TECHNISCHE UNIVERSITAET MUENCHEN

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 694 500

CHRISTIAN-ALBRECHTS-UNIVERSITAET ZU KIEL

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 545 437,50

TARTU ULIKOOL

Estonia

EU Contribution

€ 159 250

LANDBRUG & FODEVARER F.M.B.A.

Denmark

EU Contribution

€ 130 250

UNIVERSITY OF NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE

United Kingdom

EU Contribution

€ 66 368,75

EUROPEAN FOREST INSTITUTE

Finland

EU Contribution

€ 346 500

AGRARGAZDASAGI KUTATO INTEZET

Hungary

NEMZETI AGRARKUTATASI ES INNOVACIOSKOZPONT

Hungary

EU Contribution

€ 216 750

NOARDLIKE FRYSKE WALDEN

Netherlands

EU Contribution

€ 53 038,75

UNIVERSITATEA STEFAN CEL MARE DIN SUCEAVA

Romania

EU Contribution

€ 278 500

DEPARTAMENT D'AGRICULTURA, RAMADERIA, PESCA I ALIMENTACIO

Spain

EU Contribution

€ 54 695

EESTI KUTSELISTE MESINIKE UHING

Estonia

EU Contribution

€ 26 500

MAGYAR AGRAR-, ELELMISZERGAZDASAGI ES VIDEKFEJLESZTESI KAMARA

Hungary

EU Contribution

€ 22 000

Landesamt fur Landwirtschaft, Umwelt und Landliche Raume des Landes Schleswig-Holstein

Germany

EU Contribution

€ 76 397,50

FUNDATIA ADEPT TRANSILVANIA

Romania

EU Contribution

€ 28 125

Project information

Grant agreement ID: 817903

Status

Ongoing project

  • Start date

    1 May 2019

  • End date

    30 April 2023

Funded under:

H2020-EU.3.2.1.3.

  • Overall budget:

    € 4 999 365

  • EU contribution

    € 4 999 365

Coordinated by:

KOBENHAVNS UNIVERSITET

Denmark