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Measuring the social value of agriculture

Author
Kallas, Z.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
SHuMED - Sustainable Human Development for MED Countries Seminar
Date of publication
2013
Presentation's date
2013-06-05
Abstract
Agricultural multifunctionality is the recognition of the joint exercise of economic, environmental, and social functions by the agricultural sector. In order to make the concept operative for the design of public policies, it is necessary to estimate the social demand for such functions. The main objective of this article is to present an empirical application in this sense. For this purpose, we have adopted the agricultural system of cereal steppes in Tierra de Campos in Spain as a case study....
Keywords
Agricultural multifunctionality, Choice experiments, Economic valuation, Social Value, Agricultural policy
Group of research
CREDA - Centre for Agrifood Economics and Development

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