By Constantin Zopounidis, Nikos Kalogeras, Konstadinos Mattas, Gert van Dijk, George Baourakis
This booklet specializes in using farm point, micro- and macro-data of cooperative structures and networks in constructing new powerful, trustworthy and coherent modeling instruments for agricultural and environmental coverage research. The efficacy of public intervention on agriculture is basically decided by way of the lifestyles of trustworthy details at the results of coverage techniques and marketplace advancements on farmers' creation judgements and particularly, on key concerns resembling degrees of agricultural and non-agricultural output, land use and earning, use of usual assets, sustainable-centric administration, structural swap and the viability of family members farms. during the last years, numerous equipment and analytical instruments were constructed for coverage research utilizing quite a few units of information. Such tools were according to built-in ways as a way to examine the above key concerns and feature therefore tried to provide a strong setting for selection making, quite in an period of radical swap for either agriculture and the broader economy.
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2006; Giannoccaro et al. 2007; Bartolini et al. 2007), a different tariff level, a different pricing and the increase of irrigation water costs influence farmers’ choices, and lead to a significant reduction in water consumption, at the expense of withdrawals from wells and private water sources, as well as the need for management and/or productive changes; but these strategies, such as a reduced irrigated area, crop diversification toward less water-demanding crops, an increase in the efficiency of distribution and a different method of water application, can finally result in a significant decrease in farm income.
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Agricultural Cooperative Management and Policy: New Robust, Reliable and Coherent Modelling Tools by Constantin Zopounidis, Nikos Kalogeras, Konstadinos Mattas, Gert van Dijk, George Baourakis