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ScaleAgData | Upscaling (real-time) sensor data for EU-wide monitoring of production and agri-environmental conditions

ScaleAgData aims at contributing to the overall competitiveness and sustainability performance of the European agricultural sector, and to the work of the Horizon Europe candidate partnership “Agriculture of Data” and the Soil Mission.

PREMIERE | Improving preparation of multi-actor projects to enable the relevant actors to work in a co-creative way

PREMIERE aims to support the implementation of innovative governance and sound decision making in policy and administration for the green transition through insights and tools.

EU-funded projects

ACT4CAP27 | Advancing Capacity and analytical Tools for supporting Common Agricultural Policies post 2027

ACT4CAP27 aims to develop an Interactive Roadmap for guiding EU, national and regional policy makers weigh up policy objectives towards more sustainable outcomes.

End date: 2029

Partners in Tools4CAP: Ecorys, IIASA, EuroCARE, WUR

MEF4CAP | Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks for the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP)

MEF4CAP aims to draw on the insights and perspectives of all relevant stakeholders to identify best practices, ensure the inclusion of all relevant developments and to discuss the potential of widening their application.

End date: 2023

Partners in Tools4CAP: ITACyL, NP, TEAGASC, WUR

MINDSTEP | Modelling individual decisions to support the European policies related to agriculture

MINDSTEP aims to improve exploitation of available agricultural and biophysical data and will include the individual decision making (IDM) unit in policy models.

End date: 2023

Partners in Tools4CAP: WUR

Ruralization | The opening of rural areas to renew rural generations, jobs and farms

RURALIZATION aims at triggering a process of ruralisation, that is, a development towards a new rural frontier where new generations find economic and social opportunities.

End date: 2023

Partners in Tools4CAP: TEAGASC

DESIRA | Digitalisation: Economic and Social Impacts on Rural Areas

DESIRA aims to improve the capacity of society and political bodies to respond to the challenges that digitalisation generates in agriculture, forestry and rural areas.

End date: 2023

Partners in Tools4CAP: AEIDL, WUR

SHERPA | Sustainable Hub to Engage into Rural Policies with Actors

SHERPA aims to gather knowledge that contributes to the formulation of recommendations for future policies relevant to EU rural areas, by creating a science-society-policy interface.

End date: 2023

Partners in Tools4CAP: Ecorys (coord.), ERDN, AEIDL

RUSTIK | Rural Sustainability Transitions through Integration of Knowledge for improved policy processes

RUSTIK aims to enable rural communities’ actors and policy makers to design better strategies, initiatives and policies fostering sustainability transitions of rural areas.

End date: 2026

Partners in Tools4CAP: IfLS (coord.), UL

GRANULAR | Giving Rural Actors Novel data and re-Useable tools to Lead public Action in Rural areas

GRANULAR aims at generating new datasets, tools and methods to understand the characteristics, dynamics and drivers of rural areas.

End date: 2026

Partners in Tools4CAP: AEIDL, Ecorys

LANDSUPPORT | Development of Integrated Web-Based Land Decision Support System Aiming Towards the Implementation of Policies for Agriculture and Environment

LANDSUPPORT aimed at developing a web-based completely free, open-access GeoSpatial Decision Support System (S-DSS) devoted to reconciling agriculture, environmental sustainability and policy implementation.

End date: 2022

LAMASUS | LAnd use and MAnagement modelling for SUStainable governance

LAMASUS aims to develop an integrated modelling toolbox for the assessment and monitoring of land-related policies.

End date: 2026

Partners in Tools4CAP: IIASA, EuroCare

BRIGHT SPACE | Designing a Roadmap for Effective and Sustainable Strategies for Assessing and Addressing the Challenges of EU Agriculture to Navigate within a Safe and Just Operating Space

BRIGHT SPACE aims to design effective and sustainable strategies to navigate within a Safe and Just Operating Space towards a safe and just operating space for EU agriculture.

End date: 2027

Partners in Tools4CAP: WUR, EuroCARE, IIASA

AGRICORE | Agent-based support tool for the development of agriculture policies

AGRICORE aims to to develop a new generation of ABM tool taking advantage of the latest progress in computational science and ICT (including advances in big data, artificial intelligence algorithms, mathematical solvers and cloud computing services) as a means to overcome the challenges that are still hampering their capacity for improving new policies design and for performing the related socio-economic and environmental assessments at various geographic scales – from regional to global.

End date: 2024

BESTMAP | Behavioural, Ecological and Socio-economic Tools for Modelling Agricultural Policy

BESTMAP aims to develop a framework that links economic modelling with individual-farm agent-based models. It will quantitatively model, map and monitor the impact of policy scenarios on the environment, climate system, delivery of ecosystem services, biodiversity as well as socio-economic metrics such as employment.

End date: 2024

BATModel | Better Agri-food Trade Modelling for Policy Analysis

BATModel aims to improve existing trade modelling tools and approaches, equipped for the analysis of 21st century trade issues with a focus on agriculture and food to support policy analysis.

End date: 2024

Partners in Tools4CAP: WUR

MATS | Making Agricultural Trade Sustainable

MATS aims to identify key leverage points for changes in agricultural trade policy that foster the positive and reduce the negative impacts of trade on sustainable development and human rights.

End date: 2024

TRADE4SD | Fostering the positive linkages between trade and sustainable development

TRADE4SD will develop proposals for a more sustainability-oriented agricultural trade policy. Recommendations will be formulated in collaboration with society.

End date: 2025