Projects at the Agricultural and Resource Economics Research Group
LAMASUS – Land use and Management modelling for Sustainable governance
Within this project, the research group collaborates with researcher from 16 EU countries to develop modeling tools and to study conditions for achieving climate neutrality in the European land use sector by 2035.As part of the European Green Deal, the EU must achieve climate neutrality by 2050. The land use sector ...
ERA-FDC KUR: Exploring Agriculture’s Potential for Food Production, Rural Development, Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation: a Case study for Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia
Widespread areas of abandoned agricultural lands are located in Kazakhstan, Ukraine and Russia (KUR). However, it remains largely unstudied whether abandoned lands should be recultivated to ensure stable food supply, particularly considering projections of increasing climatic ensitivity of the southern breadbasket ...
ValPar.CH – Values of the ecological infrastructure in Swiss parks
Commissioned by the Swiss Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN), the interdisciplinary research team of the ValPar.CH project analyzes social, economic and environmental values of the ecological infrastructure in Swiss parks of national importance, assesses its potential development pathways and examines which ...
Virtual Summer School - tackling climate change through global learning
Global challenges require international cooperation at eye level and innovative solution strategies. The ZHAW's virtual summer school "Tackling Climate Change through Global Learning" with partners in Brazil and India aims to train students to become global change makers. Global learning, intercultural communication ...
Market power in Swiss food value chains