sustainability

OPPORTUNITIES AND OBSTACLES OF AREABASED PARTNERSHIPS IN RURAL HUNGARY – MAIN FEATURES OF THE OPERATIONS OF LEADER LOCAL ACTION GROUPS BASED ON A NATIONWIDE SURVEY

by Krisztián Kis – Köteles Rita Szekeresné Based on the results of our questionnaire survey, our study presents the major operational features of LEADER LAGs established in Hungary in the second half of 2007. Our national survey indicated that most of the partnerships established do not have experience in the implementation…

EFFECTIVENESS, EFFICIENCY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN LOCAL RURAL DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIPS

by Krisztián Kis, József Gál & Antal Véha Due to the ever-increasing role the LEADER approach is playing in realizing rural development policy, Local Action Groups (LAGs) have become key actors in the institutional system of rural development. Through their activity in supporting and improving local development, they represent a…

Human Rationality, Environmental Challenges and Evolutionary Game Theory

by Andrea Karcagi-Kovács In recent years, game theory is more often applied to analyse several sustainable development issues such as climate change and biological diversity, but the explanations generally remain within a non-cooperative setting. In this paper, after reviewing important studies in this field, I will show that these methods…