formulation and evaluation
agri-environmental policies seek to induce environmental improvements
through the encouragement or prohibition of specific processes, in the
hope of producing indirect benefits (e.g. restricting nutrient
applications to improve water quality). They also operate within a
diverse industry in which it can be difficult to induce the required
behavioural changes. Consequently, it is important that policies that
may well increase industry burdens, are based on sound science, so that
they can maintain credibility, and are seen to be worthwhile.
been involved in a number of studies intended to evaluate policy
options and steer policy formulation so as to result in the changes in
behaviour and environmental quality desired by legislators. Key amongst
these have been:
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