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Agro-economic policy analysis of the new member states, the candidate states and the Countries of Western Balkan

Objective

The overall objective of the project is to support the formulation of Community agricultural policies by developing an open and interactive network in agricultural economics. The New Member States (Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia) the Candidate countries (Bulgaria, Croatia, Romania and Turkey) as well as countries from the Western Balkan (Bosnia Herzegovina and Serbia Montenegro) take part in the project. Organisations from France and the United Kingdom, specialised in agricultural economics and experienced in working in the Central Eastern Europe Countries also participate in the project. The project has the specified following objectives: 1. To favour the development of the European Research Area 2. To improve interactive relationships between research and policy in agricultural sector 3. To improve the EC with timely and effective scientific inputs for the development of policies 4. To improve information and exploitation of results of the research in agricultural economics 5. To contribute to defining future support activities for agricultural economic research The project will commence by compiling a register of expertise. A detailed database and a web portal will then be developed. Expert groups will be constituted to favour the networking of research organisations in the area of agricultural economics. Three kinds of activities will start after these phases: - Reports, workshops and community work place (forum) will be developed to enhance interactivity between researchers and policy makers - Scientific inputs will be provided to the EC (6-monthly report) - Dissemination activities will be performed (newsletter, mail shot).

Call for proposal

FP6-2003-SSP-3
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Funding Scheme

NoE - Network of Excellence

Coordinator

Participants (17)

DREW ASSOCIATES LIMITED
United Kingdom
THE UNIVERSITY OF EXETER
United Kingdom
COSTAS PETRIDES & ASSOCIATES LTD
Cyprus
RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS
Slovakia
ESTONIAN AGRICULTURAL UNIVERSITY
Estonia
CORVINUS UNIVERSITY OF BUDAPEST
Hungary
LITHUANIAN INSTITUTE OF AGRARIAN ECONOMICS
Lithuania
INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD ECONOMY
Poland
RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURAL AND FOOD ECONOMICS
Slovakia
AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE OF SLOVENIA
Slovenia
UNIVERSITY OF PLOVDIV
Bulgaria
BABES-BOLYAI UNIVERSITY
Romania
DEPT. OF AG. ECONOMICS, AG. FACULTY, CUKUROVA UNIVERSITY
Turkey
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE UNIVERSITY OF ZAGREB
Croatia
UNIVERSITY OF SARAJEVO
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Address
Zmaja Od Bosne 8
Sarajevo
FACULTY OF AGRICULTURE, INSTITUTE FOR ECONOMICS OF AGRICULTURE
LATVIAN STATE INSTITUTE OF AGRARIAN ECONOMICS
Latvia