Modelling Individual Decisions to Support
the European Policies Related to Agriculture

MIND STEP H2020 project: Modelling Individual Decisions to Support the European Policies related to Agriculture

Dear Reader,

We are very pleased to inform you that we have just released the 2nd issue of the MINSTEP Project Newsletter.

You may access and browse or download the PDF version here.

Here are some highlights what you can find in this issue:

What MIND STEP is all about?

MIND STEP is an EC funded 4-year Horizon 2020 research and innovation action aiming to improve exploitation of available agricultural and biophysical data and will include the individual decision making (IDM) unit in policy models.

From this issue of our newsletter you can get to know:

What are the latest developments in our project?

  • We had interviews and the 1st stakeholder workshop to find out which key policy questions and benchmark scenarios we shall focus on. In October we had our 2nd project meeting, working meetings, and we also took part at the EU Farm to Fork Conference. Learn more about how our partners work to keep focus on project implementation.

What are the latest deliverables in MIND STEP?

  • New deliverables, including reports on key policy questions for ex-ante impact assessment of EU Agricultural and Rural policies, and a report on access to a computer cluster were submitted to the EC.

Where and how are we networking?

  • Read how we cooperate with our fellow projects AGRICORE and BESTMAP funded within the same Work Programme Topic RUR-04-2018-2019 in the AGRI-MODELS CLUSTER.
  • We also cooperate with the SUPREMA H2020 project, and we have participated at its project closing conference.

What are the upcoming international events where you can meet us?

  • There are several events on our list, e.g. the VIRTUAL Annual Conference of The Agricultural Economics Society (AES), 29 and 30 March 2021, Warwick, UK or the 14th European Farming Systems Conference (IFSA – European Group) Évora, Portugal, 28 March and 1 April 2021.

Continue reading the PDF version here.

We hope you will enjoy delving into the latest info about our project. Thank you for reading!

The MIND STEP project team


Your active engagement is important to ensure that MIND STEP is developing a toolbox tailored to the research and policy questions identified in collaboration with the main stakeholders.


  • Participate in stakeholder workshops
  • Contribute to our virtual co-creation online community

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European Commission This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 817566.
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