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Impacts of agricultural trade liberalization
between the EU and Mediterranean countries

Overview

The 3-year research project (2004-2007) EU-MED Agpol, financed by the EU under the 6th framework program, aims at analyzing impacts of agricultural trade liberalization between the EU and Mediterranean countries. Read more on the project's web page ..

The consortium of nine European partners is co-ordinated by CIHEAM/IAM, Montpellier.

Contribution of ILR to the project

ILR extends and applies the CAPRI model in the project to analyze impact of global and bi-lateral agricultural trade scenarios on eonomic and environmental indicators, specifically

    Extension of CAPRI's global market model to individual Mediterrean countries

    Extension of CAPRI's global market model to fruit and vegetables

    Inclusion of specific EU trade policy instruments for fruits and vegetables such as minimum import prices

    Analysis of bi-lateral trade agreements between the EU and Mediterrean partner countries

Staff at ILR working on the project

Project deliverables and related publications

    Britz, W., Junker, F., Weissleder, L., Adenäuer, M. (2007): Quantitative assessment of EU-Mediterranean trade liberalization using the CAPRI modelling system. EU-Med Agpol Report No. 24, EU 6th Framework Programme, Contract No. 502457.

    Britz W. and Jacquet, F. (2006):
    EU-MED Agpol: Impacts of Agricultural Trade Liberalisation between the EU and Mediterranean countries
    Proceedings of the Workshop on Euro-Med Association Agreements Agricultural Trade - Regional Impacts in the EU, Jointly organised by DG RTD and DG JRC With the collaboration of DG AGRI, Held in Brussels on 14 February 2006


Last Updated:Thursday, January 05, 2017