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Public goods paper published

Category: Research
14 September 2012

An article on public goods and farming by ORC staff led by Catherine Gerrard has been published in Sustainable Agriculture Reviews volume 10. As well as discussing public goods in general, the article reports the results of the pilot study of the public goods appraisal tool developed at ORC. This work was sponsored by Defra through Natural England.

Gerrard, C.L., Smith, L.G., Pearce, B., Padel, S., Hitchings, R., Measures, M., (2012), Public goods and farming. Sustainable Agriculture Reviews: Farming for food and water security, 10, P1-22.


Keywords: farm appraisal public goods sustainability assessment

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