The 14th EAAE Congress intends to take stock of the insights of scholars into Agri-Food and Rural Innovations for Healthier Societies issues in all areas of agricultural, food and rural economics. This is a next video presentation of seven Congress plenary themes. Professor Kling discusses the problems of water quality in agriculturally dominated watersheds and briefly describes the development of a modelling system to guide policy design.

You are welcome to join “EAAE Congress 2014” group on LinkedIn and participate in pre-congress discussions moderated by plenary speakers.

The 14th EAAE Congress will take place in Ljubljana, 26th to 29th August 2014. For more information on congress programme, pre-congress symposia and excursions visit webpage eaae2014.si.

About prof. Catherine L. Kling:
Catherine Kling is Charles F. Curtiss Distinguished Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD) at Iowa State University. She is a Fellow of the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association and past President of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. Kling leads an interdisciplinary research group focusing on water quality and agricultural practices, has published over 60 journal articles and refereed book chapters, has received seven awards from professional associations for her research, has been PI (or co-PI) on over $7 million of grants (including NSF, EPA, USDA, and state agencies) and holds (or has held) editorial positions at seven economics journals. Kling’s engagement in the policy process includes over ten years of service as a member EPA’s Science Advisory Board and member of five National Academy of Science panels. Fifteen of her former Ph.D. and post-doctoral students now hold academic positions.

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