Knowledge

MULTIFUNCTIONALITY OF AGRICULTURE, PUBLIC POLICIES AND SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCES: SOME CRITICAL ISSUES OF CONTEMPORARY CONTROVERSIES

by Catherine Laurent, Marielle Berriet-Solliec, Marc Kirsch, Pierre Labarthe & Aurélie Trouvé Various theoretical models of public policy analysis are used to treat situations of decision-making in which public deciders have to take into account the multifunctionality of agriculture. For some, science-society relations are not really problematical. Others acknowledge the current…

ROLE OF INNOVATIONS AND KNOWLEDGE – INFRASTRUCTURE AND INSTITUTIONS

by András Nábrádi There is a well known saying: Research converts money into knowledge, innovation converts knowledge into money. The knowledge-based economy has four pillars: innovation, education, the economic and institutional regime, and information infrastructure. Transformation towards a knowledge-based economy will necessarily shift the proportion and growth of national income derived…

THE ROLE OF EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND HUMAN RESOURCES FOR THE AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE PERSPECTIVE OF NEW CAP: AN HYPOTHESIS OF CHANGE IN BASILICATA

by Contò F. and Fiore M., La Sala P. ,Papapietro P. The role of education, knowledge and human resources in the agribusiness becomes of primary importance for the development of agricultural sector and, more generally, of the territory. The main objective of the present paper is to verify the role…