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Record number 512691
Title The state of innovation in European agriculture: Innovators are few and far between
Author(s) Meulen, H.A.B. van der; Asseldonk, M.A.P.M. van; Ge, L.
Source Studies in Agricultural Economics 118 (2016)3. - ISSN 1418-2106 - p. 172 - 174.
Department(s) LEI Performance and Impact Agrosectors
LEI Innovation, Risk and Information Management
Development Economics Group
Publication type Refereed Article in a scientific journal
Publication year 2016
Abstract Innovation and adoption of innovation are considered key indicators of competitiveness and sustainability. Analysing data from 821 farms from eight Member States of the European Union in the frame of the EU Framework 7 project FLINT, this study provides an insight into the different adoption rates of fi ve types of innovation in agriculture across Europe and suggests the potential effects of different factors, including farm type and farm size, subsidies and age, on farmers’ decision to innovate.
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