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Farm-level modelling: techniques, applications and policy.

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The 14 chapters in this book provide an introduction to the techniques used and the issues addressed by farm-level models. They underline the potential that exists to generate new insights and guidance for policy makers as these models come to be more widely used. The book is split into two discrete parts based on loosely defined spatial distinctions. Part 1 concerns itself with assessment at the ...

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Chapter 13 (Page no: 189)

Linkage of a farm group model to a partial equilibrium model.

The Common Agricultural Policy Regionalized Impact (CAPRI) model had been extended by the farm-type (FT) model to create a farm group model (referred to as CAPRI-FT), which represents the complete farm population at the EU-27 level using 2450 mathematical programming models. This chapter describes the development of the FT model and illustrates how it is iteratively linked to the global spatial multi-commodity partial equilibrium model for agricultural products in CAPRI. Section 13.2 of the chapter reviews the existing literature in which farm models are linked to partial equilibrium models. Section 13.3 presents the approach for the sequential linkage of the FT layer and partial equilibrium model in CAPRI. Section 13.4 describes the limitations of the CAPRI approach, and Section 13.5 presents an application of the linked model (CAPRI-FT) to assess the impacts of CAP reform and trade liberalization on EU farms.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Policy impact assessment. Author(s): Blanco, M.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 14) Positive mathematical programming. Author(s): Arfini, F. Donati, M. Solazzo, R. Veneziani, M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Modelling farm-level adaptations under external shocks. Author(s): Shailesh Shrestha Ahmadi, B. V.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 44) Farm-level modelling, risk and uncertainty. Author(s): Ramsden, S. Wilson, P.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 58) Modelling farm-level biosecurity management. Author(s): Rault, A. Hennessy, D. A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 77) Modelling farm efficiency. Author(s): Gillespie, P. Thorne, F. Hennessy, T. Hynes, S. O'Donoghue, C.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 95) Quantifying agricultural greenhouse gas emissions and identifying cost-effective mitigation measures. Author(s): MacLeod, M. Eory, V.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 112) Moving beyond the farm: representing farms in regional modelling. Author(s): Ding JinXiu McCarl, B. A. Wang WeiWei
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 134) Farm-level microsimulation models. Author(s): O'Donoghue, C.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 147) Scaling up and out: agent-based modelling to include farmer regimes. Author(s): Barnes, A. P. Guillem, E. Murray-Rust, D.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 156) Catchment-level modelling. Author(s): Ferreira, J. G. Abbot, P. Barnes, A. P.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 173) Modelling food supply chains. Author(s): Revoredo-Giha, C.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 206) Conclusions: the state-of-the-art of farm modelling and promising directions. Author(s): Heckelei, T.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Th√ľnen Institute of Farm Economics, Bundesallee 50, 38116, Braunschweig, Germany.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2016
  • ISBN
  • 9781780644288
  • Record Number
  • 20163313845