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Agri-environmental and rural development indicators: a proposal

Yli-Viikari, Anja; Risku-Norja, Helmi; Nuutinen, Visa; Heinonen, Esa; Hietala-Koivu, Reija; Huusela-Veistola, Erja; Hyvönen, Terho; Kantanen, Juha; Raussi, Satu; Rikkonen, Pasi; Seppälä, Anu and Vehmasto, Elina (2002) Agri-environmental and rural development indicators: a proposal. Agrifood Research Reports, no. 5. MTT Agrifood Research Finland.

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Summary

The present work is a proposal of a set of indicators prepared for the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. The indicators are to be used in monitoring the implementation of the Ministry's strategy for sustainable use of natural resources.
The core of the present work is in setting up an indicator system, which is structured around specific themes. The focus is on the assessment of agricultural and rural development. At the end, an attempt is made to provide a comprehensive picture by considering the mutual inter-linkages between the various indicators.


EPrint Type:Report
Keywords:use of natural resources, sustainable agriculture, rural development, indicators
Subjects: Environmental aspects
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Related Links:http://www.mtt.fi/met/pdf/met5.pdf
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:11136
Deposited On:13 Aug 2007
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:35
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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