Analysing Exemplary Policy Issues Using the MEA-Scope Framework

  • Amanda SahrbacherEmail author
  • Kathrin Happe
  • Sandra Uthes
  • Claudia Sattler
  • Tommy Dalgaard


This contribution links the activity of farming in rural areas in response to policy changes to the achievement of economic, social, and environmental policy objectives. The focus here is on a model-based evaluation of policy impacts on the supply of multifunctional activities using an indicator framework. We apply the MEA-Scope modelling approach.


MEA-Scope modelling approach structural change simulation policy analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amanda Sahrbacher
    • 1
    Email author
  • Kathrin Happe
    • 1
  • Sandra Uthes
    • 2
  • Claudia Sattler
    • 2
  • Tommy Dalgaard
    • 3
  1. 1.Department Structural Development of Farms and Rural AreasLeibniz-Institute of Agricultural Development in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO)Halle (Saale)Germany
  2. 2.Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF)Institute of Socio-EconomicsMünchebergGermany
  3. 3.Department of Agroecology and Environment, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences (DJF)University of AarhusTjeleDenmark

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