This database contains bibliographic descriptions of all Wageningen University PhD theses from 1920 onwards. It is updated on a daily basis by WUR Library.
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Abstract: The aim of this thesis is to develop insight into optimal expert involvement practice within the agri-food governance and policy making domain. Following a systematic review of the published literature, it was determined that Delphi methodology appeared to be appropriate to elicit expert opinion and gather evidence in the complex policy domain associated with risk, food and agriculture. To this end, three Delphi studies in agri-food policy development were conducted.
nature conservation policy - land use - policy processes - philosophy - gaasterland - zuidelijk flevoland - noord-holland
Abstract: Welke natuur waardevol en het beschermen waard is, staat ter discussie. Verschillende kleuren groen concurreren om ruimte, zowel met elkaar als ook met ander landgebruik. Uitvoer Door legitimiteit uit te leggen aan de hand van in deze studie opgedane theoretische en empirische inzichten, wil deze studie bovendien bijdragen aan legitiem natuurbeleid en praktijken. De voorbeelden uit de praktijk zijn afkomstig uit Amstelland, Oostvaardersplassen en Gaasterland.
Abstract: This thesis explores how people exert their agency in policy processes that pertain to natural resource governance, and how they construct the required sense of legitimacy for such actions. It also examines the manner in which facilitated multi-stakeholder processes foster legitimate stakeholder agency, and reflects on how they may ensure the rigour of research interventions in situations characterised by intractable uncertainty and controversy
forest policy - coordination - intersectoral planning - multiple use - austria - netherlands
Abstract: Inter-sectoral coordination has become a central issue in different forest policy arenas worldwide and is considered to be essential for solving a whole range of problems the forest sector is currently facing
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