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New Deliverable on Factors and trends of farm demographics

The goal of this report is to identify and evaluate measures which improve the resilience of farm demographics and facilitate entry into the sector.

Farm demographics are defined along two dimensions: from an institutional perspective, which represents the legal organization of farms, and from a human resource perspective demographics, considering characteristics like age, qualification, gender, origin.

This work uses both quantitative and qualitative data to provide an overview of trends in demographic processes of European farming systems over the last decades.

Corresponding Authors

Jo Bijttebier – Isabeau Coopmans – Franziska Appel – Ilkay Unay Gailhard – Erwin Wauters

Flanders Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food,  Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies

More Information D3.1 Report on current farm demographics and trends for selected regions


About SURE-Farm

SURE-Farm is a research and innovation project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme and involves 16 universities and research institutes from 11 European countries, coordinated by the Wageningen University & Research. Its full title is “Towards SUstainable and REsilient EU FARMing systems”