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Assessment Of Second Pillar Programs At The Regional Level

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  • Elsholz, Rudiger

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The second pillar of the CAP is expected to play a key role for rural development – especially for less favoured areas. Conservation of biodiversity and the cultural landscape and the competitiveness of farmers are important objectives addressed by different measures. The importance of the second pillar has been heavily emphasised for all the different objectives. The aim of the present paper is to analyse the programs of the second pillar for the federal state of Hesse, Germany. To give an overview of the programs the design of the measures is illustrated in detail. The programs are assessed from a theoretical point of view. Furthermore, the programs are classified into three axes in regard to the main objectives. The findings are threefold. Firstly, the Hessian rural development plan is very diverse in terms of program design, objectives and co-financing. Secondly, the assessment of second pillar programs lacks a detailed analysis considering effects and costs and comparing alternative measures. Thirdly, in Hesse the largest emphasis by financial means is applied to environmental and land management issues, namely the agri-environmental program.

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  • Elsholz, Rudiger, 2008. "Assessment Of Second Pillar Programs At The Regional Level," 109th Seminar, November 20-21, 2008, Viterbo, Italy 44792, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:eaa109:44792
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    1. Elsholz, Rudiger & Harsche, Johannes, 2011. "Price Changes, Policy Impacts and Instability in Farmers’ Revenues," 2011 International Congress, August 30-September 2, 2011, Zurich, Switzerland 114342, European Association of Agricultural Economists.
    2. Rudiger Elsholz & Johannes Harsche, 2014. "Determinants of regional disparities in farm income: markets or policy?," ECONOMIA AGRO-ALIMENTARE, FrancoAngeli Editore, vol. 16(1), pages 13-36.

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    Keywords

    Common Agricultural Policy; Second Pillar and Regional Policy Impact; Agricultural and Food Policy; Q18; Q19;

    JEL classification:

    • Q18 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Agricultural Policy; Food Policy
    • Q19 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Other

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