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Environmental Change: Economic adaptation

Theme 4: A rural economy resilient to global and local change

Brief Summary

This Theme is concerned with preserving or enhancing the ability of Scotland's rural economy to adapt to changing circumstances. The Theme tackles key policy issues of Common Agricultural Policy reform, the consequences of changes in the balance of trade and how best to achieve robust adaptations that minimise the risks from climate change. The Theme will also assess the options for, and viability of, transition to a low carbon rural economy.

Financial Allocations

2014-2015: £1.2m

MRP Theme Co-ordinators

Prof. Alistair Stott, SRUC 

Dr Keith Matthews, James Hutton Institute

Link to Tender Document

Summary document (PDF file)

Full Tender document (PDF file)