Division for Agricultural and Food Economics

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The Division of Agricultural and Food Economics has three main research lines (1) poverty reduction and economic growth in poor countries and the sustainable and efficient use of natural resource to realize pro-poor growth, (2) the link between economic and ecological models by refining functions of socio-economic drivers that are used to model resource use change and changes in ecosystem services, and how institutions (policy decisions and regulations) affect this link, and (3) the transition towards a sustainable bio-based economy. Our staff contributes to the Master of Tropical Natural Resources Management and to the Bachelor and Master in Geography. We offer advice to both national and international NGOs, governmental agencies and organizations

Bio-based Economic Development Research Group (Prof. Miet Maertens)

Sustainability Transitions Research Group (Prof. Erik Mathijs)

Society Environment Interactions Research Group (Prof. Liesbet Vranken)