The concept of Multifunctionaliy
A Coggle Diagram about Governance of Multifunctionality #
, Characteristics of Multifunctionality in Agriculture (some more "joint" then others..) (Cahill, 2001) When regarding these it is always important to look at the jointness; to what extent does a change in agriculture causes a change in the characteristics? This ofcourse can differ for different sites.
, Possible Discussion points
, Presentation Idea
(Lets apply an ES assessment on a case and by that show that
- we're able to apply a theoretical approach on a case and
- give our auditorium the chance to also learn from it and not only listen.
- Picture with Landscape use around '80 - 2000 (Marina)
- broader understanding of multi functionality during this time (explained by means of the picture).
and historical development/ base (Nicolien)
- add terms to picture by means of interaction with students (Marina)
- more recent understandings of the concept (Marina)
- definition upon our opinion (comparisons)
- how to use multificunctionaliy in practice--> approaches --> elaborate on one with case study.
( Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD): Creating an analytical framework (2001). 35 countries all over the world are member: Budget 370 milion. Advocates of free trade
and Cahill, 2001: In his view Mutlifunctionality can be used as a tool to look at government intervention in a inclusive way. By taking into account interlinkages between charateristics of multifunctionality an informed descision can be made. He also emphasizes that you should not rely on general statement but should look at the local situation.
), Key concepts linked
(Jointness: Jointness exists if the production of two or more “goods” is interlinked in such a way that a change in the supply of one also affects the supply of the others. (Cahill, 2001) .
and Sustainability Possible discussion: How are these concepts linked?
), History: The concept arose in the 1980s when a changes in argiculture was needed. Protectionism (Cahill, 2001)
and Literature recommendation on valuing ecosystem services (ES): TEEB - The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity