publication . Other literature type . External research report . 2021

Supporting knowledge networks for sustainable farming practices in Lower Saxony

Carolus, Johannes; Polaschegg, Marcus; Schwarz, Gerald;
Open Access
  • Published: 30 Apr 2021
  • Publisher: Zenodo
Abstract
The willingness to implement agro-ecological practices is shaped by trust between farmers and other actors. While the level of trust between the advisory services and farmers is often rather high, lack of trust is an issue when implementing or monitoring policy measures, such as agri-environmental schemes. The attitude and beliefs of farmers are also negatively affected by knowledge gaps on suitable agro-ecological practices and their benefits. These gaps can be explained by low levels of cooperation and capacity building regarding agro-ecological practices, and due to farmers being unaware of funding opportunities for receiving suitable advice. Recommendations ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Agroecological transition, Multi-Actor Platform, Knowledge network, Barriers, Trust, Attitude, Germany, Agroecological transition, Multi-Actor Platform, Knowledge network, Barriers, Trust, Attitude, Germany
Funded by
EC| UNISECO
Project
UNISECO
Understanding and improving the sustainability of agro-ecological farming systems in the EU
  • Funder: European Commission (EC)
  • Project Code: 773901
  • Funding stream: H2020 | RIA
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