Agrarpolitik, ländliche Entwicklung und Regionalmanagement
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Ex ante-, Mid term- and Ex post-Evaluation of rural development projects and programs, including LEADER-programs (Bavaria, Saxonia, Luxembourg, etc., German geografical expert in LEADER-Evaluations on European level); Analysing of effectiveness of agricultural and regional policy instruments (e.g. qualification, farm advisory systems, land management and consolidation, modernization of farms, investments in processing, diversification measures or tourism activities, less favoured areas, environmental impacts of GAP market measures ) Pluriactivity in farm households; Consulting and research activities; Identifying and improvement of value chains in rural areas (regional marketing of food, supply chains in Agribusiness and regional food processing).
Multivariate analysis of development patterns in rural areas; Analysis of rural economies (Factor- and Clusteranalysis); Evaluation of new instruments for rural development, e.g. Bavarian pilot projects of „Regional management initiatives“; Research in organic food markets and mountainous areas as well as in areas faced with abondonment of agricultural land.
Verification of premiums for agri-environmental measures and compensation payments (EAFRD 2014-2020) Assessment of Animal welfare measures.
Consulting activities in regional development: implementation of regional management structures, development concepts and initiating of “regional governance” processes; organisation of selection procedures of LEADER areas National and international trainings: regional development processes and concepts, self evaluation in regional development; project planning and assessment Consulting concerning pre-accession of new member states (Twinning, GIZ): Czeck Republik, Romania, Serbia, Kosovo, Turkey.