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Report, 2020

D 2.6 Report on state and outlook for risk management in EU agriculture

Soriano, Barbara; Bardaji, Isabel; Bertolozzi, Daniele; San Martín, Carolina; Spiegel, Alisa; Slijper, Thomas; Meuwissen, Miranda; Rommel, Jens; Hansson, Helena; Severini, Simone; Antonioli, Federico; Berry, Robert; Kahfagy, Amr; Urquhart, Julie; Harizanova-Bartos, Hristina; Stoyanova, Zornitsa; Coopmans, Isabeau; Wauters, Erwin; Bijttebier, Jo; Neumeister, Delphine;
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Abstract

The SURE-Farm project aims to analyse, assess and improve the resilience and sustainability of farming systems in Europe. Farming systems face a whole range of social, ecological, economic and political disturbances and changes, such as sharp market fluctuations, severe weather events, climate change, new technologies, changes in consumer preferences and in governance structures and so forth, operating at a range of scales (local, regional, national and global). Some stresses on the farm system can be predicted (e.g. retirement of farmers), while other shocks are more uncertain and unpredictable (e.g. flooding, sudden price drop, illness). Project’s WP2 aims to comprehensively understand farmers’ risk behaviour and risk management (RM) decisions, and to develop and test RM strategies and decision support tools that farmers can use to cope with increasing economic, environmental and social uncertainties and risks. WP2 contributes to the development of RM in EU farming systems by understanding and eliciting farmers’ risk perceptions and preferences; learning about farmers’ adaptive behaviour; learning capacity and preferred improvements of current RM tools; designing and analysing improved strategies to deal with extreme weather; and co-creating improved RM tools and map-related institutional challenges.

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Publisher: SURE Farm

Authors' information

Soriano, Barbara
Technical University of Madrid (UPM)
Bardaji, Isabel
Technical University of Madrid (UPM)
Bertolozzi, Daniele
Technical University of Madrid (UPM)
San Martín, Carolina
Technical University of Madrid (UPM)
Spiegel, Alisa
Wageningen University and Research
Slijper, Thomas
Wageningen University and Research
Meuwissen, Miranda
Wageningen University and Research
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Economics
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Economics
Severini, Simone
University of Tuscia
Antonioli, Federico
University of Tuscia
Berry, Robert
University of Gloucestershire
Kahfagy, Amr
University of Gloucestershire
Urquhart, Julie
University of Gloucestershire
Harizanova-Bartos, Hristina
University of National and World Economy
Stoyanova, Zornitsa
University of National and World Economy
Coopmans, Isabeau
Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO)
Wauters, Erwin
Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO)
Bijttebier, Jo
Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO)
Neumeister, Delphine
Livestock Institute
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UKÄ Subject classification

Economics
Agricultural Science

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https://res.slu.se/id/publ/107240