Modelling Individual Decisions to Support
the European Policies Related to Agriculture

Public Webinar on ‘Pathways for advancing pesticide policies’, 20 October 2020

Co-hosted by the World Food System Center and the Agricultural Economics and Policy Group of ETH Zurich key challenges and present pathways for advancing European pesticide policies were discussed at this Zoom webinar on 20 October 2020 at 11.00-12.30 CET.

Experts from an interdisciplinary consortium presented insights into selected areas such as best policy practices, new technological approaches, farmer behavior, and efficient policy designs.  

For more information and registration please visit the event's webpage here.

The webinar buildt upon a recently published paper ‘Pathways for advancing pesticide policies,’ in which they suggest key steps to achieve a reduction in pesticide risks. For example, new technologies and regulatory frameworks need to be implemented and aligned with all actors in food value chains. They propose a holistic approach to advancing pesticide policies, which accounts for the major trade-offs and areas of tension with other agricultural policy goals.