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Zachrisson, A. & Beland Lindahl, K. (2023). Extractive governance and mining conflicts: challenging scalar hierarchies through ‘opening up’ to local sustainability pathways. Political Geography, 105, Article ID 102927.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Extractive governance and mining conflicts: challenging scalar hierarchies through ‘opening up’ to local sustainability pathways
2023 (engelsk)Inngår i: Political Geography, ISSN 0962-6298, E-ISSN 1873-5096, Vol. 105, artikkel-id 102927Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

The development of new mines forefronts the contested nature of sustainable development. Various competing pathways of sustainability underlie mining-related conflicts, often reaching beyond the local scale of contested locations. While powerful actors tend to ‘close down’ around particular pathways, ‘opening-up’ through the consideration of multiple pathways might be necessary for addressing complex situations and conflicts. Whether closing-down or opening-up occurs depends on governance structures and actors' interventions, but little is known of the dynamics involved. This paper develops understudied spatial dimensions of protest by clarifying how political opportunity structures may play out differently at different scales and in consequence impact scalar strategies of both social movements and state actors. The study comparatively analyses three mine development processes in Arctic, peripheral Sweden facing socioeconomic challenges and where mining threatens indigenous reindeer husbandry. Formal interactions are mapped by data from administrative records, while informal strategies and underlying frames are assessed through interviews and focus groups. The study shows that when there is a multiplicity of government authorities and influential mining-sceptical allies at different scales, some subnational units ‘open-up’ in response to mining-sceptical actions. Such ‘opening-up’ may influence policy decisions at higher scales, even the international. Local participation therefore constitutes a way to challenge the scalar hierarchy of the state and promote a broader and more nuanced range of pathways to sustainability. As ‘opening-up’ is not legally required, the results between the different cases differed, and where the opportunity structures were ‘closed’ mining-sceptics turned to confrontation and litigation.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Elsevier, 2023
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-210907 (URN)10.1016/j.polgeo.2023.102927 (DOI)2-s2.0-85164494055 (Scopus ID)
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Research Council Formas, 2017-01599Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, NV-03734-10
Tilgjengelig fra: 2023-06-27 Laget: 2023-06-27 Sist oppdatert: 2023-07-21bibliografisk kontrollert
Johansson, A., Lindahl, K. B. & Zachrisson, A. (2022). Exploring prospects of deliberation in intractable natural resource management conflicts. Journal of Environmental Management, 315, Article ID 115205.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Exploring prospects of deliberation in intractable natural resource management conflicts
2022 (engelsk)Inngår i: Journal of Environmental Management, ISSN 0301-4797, E-ISSN 1095-8630, Vol. 315, artikkel-id 115205Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

Deliberative processes are increasingly advocated as means to handle intractable natural resource management (NRM) conflicts. Research shows that disputing actors can deliberate and achieve higher degrees of mutual understanding and working agreements under ideal conditions, but the transferability of these findings to real-world intractable NRM conflicts can be questioned. This paper explores the possibilities of designing and realizing deliberation and its expected outcomes in real-world NRM conflicts. We used recommended design principles to set up deliberative processes in two intractable mining conflicts involving indigenous peoples in Northern Sweden and assessed the actors’ communication and outcomes using frame analysis. The results show that the recommended design principles are hard, but not impossible, to fully implement in intractable NRM conflicts. Both conflicts proved difficult to deliberate and resolve in the sense of reaching agreements. However, the findings suggest that deliberation, as well as meta-consensus, or structured disagreement, is possible to achieve in settings with favorable conditions, e.g. good and established inter-group relations prior to the conflict. In the absence of these conditions, where relations were hostile and shaped by historical and institutional injustices, deliberation was not achieved. In both cases, polarization among the participants remained, or increased, in spite of the deliberative activities. The study highlights the importance of understanding deliberation as embedded in place specific historical and institutional contexts which shape both process and outcomes in powerful ways. More efforts should focus on alternative, or complementary, ways to handle intractable NRM conflicts, including how contested experiences of history, institutions and Indigenous rights can be addressed.

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Academic Press, 2022
Emneord
Conflict management, Deliberation, Deliberative democracy, Frame analysis, Mining conflicts, Natural resource management
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-194830 (URN)10.1016/j.jenvman.2022.115205 (DOI)000832009800008 ()35533469 (PubMedID)2-s2.0-85129765758 (Scopus ID)
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Research Council Formas, 2017-01599
Tilgjengelig fra: 2022-06-01 Laget: 2022-06-01 Sist oppdatert: 2023-09-05bibliografisk kontrollert
Bjärstig, T., Mancheva, I., Zachrisson, A., Neumann, W. & Svensson, J. (2022). Is large-scale wind power a problem, solution, or victim? A frame analysis of the debate in Swedish media. Energy Research & Social Science, 83, Article ID 102337.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Is large-scale wind power a problem, solution, or victim? A frame analysis of the debate in Swedish media
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2022 (engelsk)Inngår i: Energy Research & Social Science, ISSN 2214-6296, E-ISSN 2214-6326, Vol. 83, artikkel-id 102337Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

Media content analysis was used with the aim of developing an understanding of how the debate on large-scale wind power has played out over time in Sweden, especially in relation to the enactment of national interest areas for wind power. Covering the period 1999 to 2019 and using NVivo for coding and analysis, we reviewed a total of 788 articles in both national and regional daily newspapers. To identify which actors are present in media and how they frame large-scale wind power, we conducted a frame analysis by applying three theoretical elements developed by previous media studies. The first is a diagnostic element used to pinpoint the cause to a problem, the second a prognostic element used to pinpoint the solution to a problem, and the third a motivating element used to identify the person(s) or object(s) suffering from the problem, that is, victim. Our results emphasize that wind power in recent years has been framed as a solution more often than a cause to a problem. One prevailing framing is the localization of large-scale wind power per se and conflicts with other land-uses and national interests. We also identify a tension between international and national policy objectives and local implementation of large-scale wind power. Governmental agencies are the most common framers over time, together with individuals (e.g. locals and second home owners) and wind entrepreneurs. Importantly, whereas politicians and wind entrepreneurs most often frame wind power as a solution, individuals frame it as a cause to a problem.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Elsevier, 2022
Emneord
Wind energy, Wind parks, Media content analysis, Land-use, National interest areas, Planning
HSV kategori
Forskningsprogram
statskunskap
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-188944 (URN)10.1016/j.erss.2021.102337 (DOI)000723625000008 ()2-s2.0-85118146465 (Scopus ID)
Prosjekter
Hållbar landbaserad vindkraft – synergi, integration eller konflikt mellan riksintressen
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, 47419-1Swedish Energy Agency, 47419-1
Tilgjengelig fra: 2021-10-28 Laget: 2021-10-28 Sist oppdatert: 2023-09-05bibliografisk kontrollert
Thellbro, C., Bjärstig, T., Svensson, J., Neumann, W. & Zachrisson, A. (2022). Readiness and planning for more wind power: municipalities as key actors implementing national strategies. Cleaner energy systems, 3, Article ID 100040.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Readiness and planning for more wind power: municipalities as key actors implementing national strategies
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2022 (engelsk)Inngår i: Cleaner energy systems, ISSN 2772-7831, Vol. 3, artikkel-id 100040Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

In the global context of rapidly developing wind-power technology, local governments have to balance local interests with larger scale targets when implementing national and international strategies. An implication of a new Swedish national strategy for wind-power development is considerable intrusion into natural resource-rich northern landscapes, where municipalities already strive to manage diverse surface demanding and legally valued land-use interests. Municipalities will thus play a key role in wind-power development. Results of our survey suggest that most municipalities have functioning wind-power plans, linked to their municipal comprehensive planning (MCP). However, so far, relatively few wind-power farms have been established, and municipalities have rarely used their right to veto, suggesting that most have not yet experienced significant problems linked to wind-power development. The municipalities rely on their right to veto, and only a third highlighted planning as a tool for handling the increasing demand for wind-power developments. Legislative changes regarding the right to veto and the status of MCP could affect local self-government considerably. Wind-power development could have major consequences for local landscapes and governments, and a municipal-wide policy regarding future wind-power development and MCP as a mediating tool must be secured to balance local interests with national ambitions.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Elsevier, 2022
Emneord
Local self-government, Veto, Municipal comprehensive planning, Mediating tool, Wind-power development, Sweden
HSV kategori
Forskningsprogram
statskunskap
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-200966 (URN)10.1016/j.cles.2022.100040 (DOI)2-s2.0-85174122772 (Scopus ID)
Prosjekter
Hållbar landbaserad vindkraft – synergi, integration eller konflikt mellan riksintressen
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Energy Agency, 47419-1
Tilgjengelig fra: 2022-11-13 Laget: 2022-11-13 Sist oppdatert: 2023-12-11bibliografisk kontrollert
Fjellborg, D., Beland Lindahl, K. & Zachrisson, A. (2022). What to do when the mining company comes to town? Mapping actions of anti-extraction movements in Sweden, 2009–2019. Resources policy, 75, Article ID 102514.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>What to do when the mining company comes to town? Mapping actions of anti-extraction movements in Sweden, 2009–2019
2022 (engelsk)Inngår i: Resources policy, ISSN 0301-4207, E-ISSN 1873-7641, Vol. 75, artikkel-id 102514Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

Research on the actions of anti-extraction movements has primarily comprised single-case studies in developing countries. Despite increasing mobilization and policy objectives to increase mineral extraction in the EU, we have little systematic knowledge of forms of resistance in a European setting. This paper exhaustively and comparatively maps anti-extraction movements in Sweden and investigates how movements' actions relate to their socio-political contexts. Sixteen place-specific movements are identified and studied using frame analysis and political process theory. The results suggest that anti-extraction movements occur across Sweden and that their socio-political contexts differ in access to indigenous rights institutions, project owner engagement, and support/opposition from host municipalities and national interest groups. The frame analysis indicates that movements share several goals, sometimes interpret similar contexts differently, and that differences in actions reflect differences in interpretations of contextual opportunities. Our results show that anti-extraction movements in Sweden involve diverse actors, including environmental interest groups, new networks mobilizing against extraction projects, indigenous Sami organizations, farmers' organizations, and landowners. Broad repertoires of actions, including civil disobedience, are used to influence the public, permitting processes, political actors at various scales, and project owners. Differences in socio-political contexts often align with movements’ interpretations of opportunities and relate with differences in action choices.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Elsevier, 2022
Emneord
Conflict, Frame analysis, Mining, Political process theory, Repertoires of contention, Social movement
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-190867 (URN)10.1016/j.resourpol.2021.102514 (DOI)000748009600002 ()2-s2.0-85121419370 (Scopus ID)
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Research Council Formas, 2017-01599
Tilgjengelig fra: 2021-12-30 Laget: 2021-12-30 Sist oppdatert: 2023-09-05bibliografisk kontrollert
Hof, A. R., Zachrisson, A. & Polvi, L. E. (2021). Forest Restoration: Do Site Selection and Restoration Practices Follow Ecological Criteria? A Case Study in Sweden. Forests, 12(8), Article ID 988.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Forest Restoration: Do Site Selection and Restoration Practices Follow Ecological Criteria? A Case Study in Sweden
2021 (engelsk)Inngår i: Forests, E-ISSN 1999-4907, Vol. 12, nr 8, artikkel-id 988Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

The speed with which restoration will, or can, be accomplished depends on the initial state and location of the sites. However, many factors can undermine the process of choosing sites that are deemed the best ecological choice for restoration. Little attention has been paid to whether site selection follows ecological criteria and how this may affect restoration success. We used habitat inventory data to investigate whether ecological criteria for site selection and restoration have been followed, focusing on restoration for the white-backed woodpecker (Dendrocopos leucotos B.) in Sweden. In our study region, which is situated in an intensively managed forest landscape with dense and young stands dominated by two coniferous species, purely ecological criteria would entail that sites that are targeted for restoration would (1) initially be composed of older and more deciduous trees than the surrounding landscape, and (2) be at a scale relevant for the species. Furthermore, restoration should lead to sites becoming less dense and less dominated by coniferous trees after restoration, which we investigated as an assessment of restoration progress. To contextualize the results, we interviewed people involved in the restoration efforts on site. We show that although the first criterion for ecological site selection was largely met, the second was not. More research is needed to assess the motivations of actors taking part in restoration efforts, as well as how they interlink with public efforts. This would allow us to identify possible synergies that can benefit restoration efforts.

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MDPI, 2021
Emneord
Dendrocopos leucotos, forest restoration, forestry, site selection, project management, public-private partnerships
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-186929 (URN)10.3390/f12080988 (DOI)000690558600001 ()2-s2.0-85112486575 (Scopus ID)
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Research Council Formas, 2009-450
Tilgjengelig fra: 2021-08-26 Laget: 2021-08-26 Sist oppdatert: 2024-07-04bibliografisk kontrollert
Zachrisson, A., Bjärstig, T., Thellbro, C., Neumann, W. & Svensson, J. (2021). Participatory comprehensive planning to handle competing land-use priorities in the sparsely populated rural context. Journal of Rural Studies, 88, 1-13
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Participatory comprehensive planning to handle competing land-use priorities in the sparsely populated rural context
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2021 (engelsk)Inngår i: Journal of Rural Studies, ISSN 0743-0167, E-ISSN 1873-1392, Vol. 88, s. 1-13Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

Rural areas supply the planet's natural resources while simultaneously harbor refuges for most of the world's remaining biodiversity and intact, resilient ecosystems. Since traditional extractive activities must increasingly co-exist with non-exploitative activities such as tourism and conservation, sustainable land use planning is essential for managing trade-offs between incompatible interests in rural areas. With "communicative planning" being promoted since decades, participation is considered crucial for reconciling different planning interests. However, the implementation of participation remains patchy and uneven, not least in sparsely populated regions with low capacity where participation could be a game-changer. Here, we consider municipal comprehensive planning as an existing arena to explore participatory planning approaches potentially capable of simultaneously managing competing land uses and promoting sustainable development in sparsely populated rural contexts. Collaborative work between researchers and public managers resulted in the co-development of an approach based on qualitative village- and interest-based focus groups that facilitated the formulation, negotiation, and legitimization of concrete and detailed local guidelines that prioritize between different land uses. Consequently, the resulting comprehensive plan draft was more readily adopted than the output of a traditional planning process. We found that citizens in sparsely populated municipalities seem willing to actively contribute to rural development processes if they have significant influence.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Elsevier, 2021
Emneord
Rural planning, Sparsely populated areas, Land use conflicts, Tourism, Reindeer husbandry, Snowmobiling
HSV kategori
Forskningsprogram
statskunskap
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-188708 (URN)10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.09.031 (DOI)000744264500001 ()2-s2.0-85116629317 (Scopus ID)
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, NV-03734-10Swedish Research Council Formas, 2018–0228
Tilgjengelig fra: 2021-10-19 Laget: 2021-10-19 Sist oppdatert: 2023-09-05bibliografisk kontrollert
Bjärstig, T., Mancheva, I., Zachrisson, A., Neumann Sivertsson, W. & Svensson, J. (2021). Vindkraft i svensk nyhetsmedia – problem eller lösning?. Naturvårdsverket; Energimyndigheten
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Vindkraft i svensk nyhetsmedia – problem eller lösning?
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2021 (svensk)Rapport (Annet vitenskapelig)
sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Naturvårdsverket; Energimyndigheten, 2021. s. 2
HSV kategori
Forskningsprogram
statskunskap
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-189496 (URN)
Prosjekter
Hållbar landbaserad vindkraft – synergi, integration eller konflikt mellan riksintressen
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Environmental Protection AgencySwedish Energy Agency
Merknad

Delrapport: en medieanalys inom projektet Hållbar landbaserad vindkraft (Vindval)

Tilgjengelig fra: 2021-11-12 Laget: 2021-11-12 Sist oppdatert: 2021-11-15bibliografisk kontrollert
Svensson, J., Neumann Sivertsson, W., Bjärstig, T., Zachrisson, A. & Thellbro, C. (2020). Landscape approaches to sustainability: aspects of conflict, integration and synergy in national public land-use interests. Sustainability, 12(12), Article ID 5113.
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>Landscape approaches to sustainability: aspects of conflict, integration and synergy in national public land-use interests
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2020 (engelsk)Inngår i: Sustainability, E-ISSN 2071-1050, Vol. 12, nr 12, artikkel-id 5113Artikkel i tidsskrift (Fagfellevurdert) Published
Abstract [en]

Strong land-use pressure challenges sustainable development and calls for landscape approaches that balance economic, ecological, and socio-cultural aspects and interests. In the boreal, sub-alpine, and alpine regions in Sweden, encompassing 32 million ha, many and different land-use interests overlap, which causes risks for conflict, but potentially also suggests integration and synergy opportunities. Based on geographic information system (GIS) analyses of geographically delineated national interests regulated in the Swedish Environmental Code, including, amongst others, Natura 2000, contiguous mountains, recreation, reindeer husbandry, and wind power, and based on forestry as a dominating land use, we found extensive overlap among similar but also between dissimilar types of interest. In some mountain municipalities, our results show that the designated national interest area is four times as large as the available terrestrial area. Moreover, the overlap is much higher in the alpine than in the boreal biome, and there is increasing designation for nature conservation and a decreasing designation for national interests for culture, recreation, and tourism from south to north. We interpret the results with reference to multiple-use needs and opportunities for landscape approaches to sustainable planning. Departing from biodiversity conservation values, we also discuss opportunities to focus planning strategies on assessing synergy, integration, and conflict based on nature-based and place-based land-use characteristics.

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MDPI, 2020
Emneord
alpine, boreal, comprehensive planning, environmental code, integrated planning, land-use diversification, multiple use, municipal planning, Sweden
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-172142 (URN)10.3390/su12125113 (DOI)000553980100001 ()2-s2.0-85086910456 (Scopus ID)
Tilgjengelig fra: 2020-06-24 Laget: 2020-06-24 Sist oppdatert: 2023-03-24bibliografisk kontrollert
Zachrisson, A., Bjärstig, T. & Eckerberg, K. (2019). EIP-Agri – lärdomar från första åren: Halvtidsrapport från den löpande lärande utvärderingen av EIP-Agri med fokus på dess införande och uppstart. Jönköping: Jordbruksverket
Åpne denne publikasjonen i ny fane eller vindu >>EIP-Agri – lärdomar från första åren: Halvtidsrapport från den löpande lärande utvärderingen av EIP-Agri med fokus på dess införande och uppstart
2019 (svensk)Rapport (Annet vitenskapelig)
Abstract [sv]

EIP-Agri är ett nytt innovationsstöd inom landsbygdsprogrammet med fokus på jordbruk, trädgårds- och rennäring. Två typer av stöd kan beviljas: stöd för att bilda en innovationsgrupp samt stöd till att genomföra ett innovationsprojekt (med full finansiering). Inom ramen för utvärderingen har främst rutiner, regler, roller med mera vid införandet av detta nya stöd undersökts, och olika typer av genomförandeproblem, samt hur de förebyggs och/eller undviks, analyserats.

Gruppbildnings- och genomförandestöd

Möjligheten att söka gruppbildningsstöd är en stor styrka. Regeringen börse över om detta kan utökas/stärkas ytterligare i kommande programperiod. Genomförandestödet upplevs som krävande att söka och Jordbruksverket börta fram en specifik e-ansökan. Kraven bör sänkas något, för att t ex öka flexibiliteten kring budgeten. Förtydligade beslutskriterier bör göras mer tillgängliga. Innovationssupporten kan rikta mer stöd mot resurssvaga aktörer för att öka antalet som går vidare från grupp- till genomförandestöd. Sociala och organisatoriska innovationer är mycket få och borde uppmuntras i högre grad. Kopplingen till forskningsprojekt kan stärkas.

Handläggningen av ansökningar

En majoritet av de sökande är övervägande missnöjda med ansökningsprocessen, då handläggningstiden är lång och kraven på ansökan höga med många kompletteringar. Sen utbetalning av medel upplevs också som ett hinder för många. Här måste fortsatta insatser till för att effektivisera och förkorta handläggningen internt på Jordbruksverket samt i relation till innovationssupportens rådgivning.

Roller och samordning

Rollfördelningen mellan Jordbruksverkets handläggare, Rådgivande urvalskommittén och innovationssupporten har diskuterats internt och förtydligats allteftersom. Särskilt samordningen och erfarenhetsutbytet har stärkts. Tolkningen av begreppet innovation och beslutskriterier varierar fortsatt något, men samstämmigheten i vad som kommuniceras till sökande har gradvis förbättrats. Fortsatt kalibrering och interaktion är dock nödvändig.

Koppling till andra innovationssatsningar

Begränsad information om EIP-Agri har nått innovationskontoren. EIP-Agri bör kommuniceras via andra/kompletterande kanaler. Erfarenheter från andra liknande innovationsprogram bör också komma EIP-Agri till del för att utveckla möjliga synergier och säkra att innovationerna kommer ut på marknaden. Målgruppen för och syftet med EIP-Agri bör därmed förtydligas och kommuniceras mer strategiskt.

Planerad effektutvärdering

Under 2019–2021 förväntas utvärderingen svara på frågor om programmetbidragit till relevanta innovationer i relation till målen. Nuvarande rapportering liksom de breda och otydliga målen samt kriterierna ger dock begränsade möjligheter att värdera dessa effekter. Utvecklade datasystem och förtydligade mål och kriterier krävs.

Abstract [en]

EIP-Agri is an innovation support mechanism within the EU Rural Development Programme targeting agriculture, horticulture and reindeer husbandry. This on-going evaluation examines routines, rules and roles at the Swedish Board of Agriculture in connection with introducing EIP-Agri in Sweden. Two types of support can be granted: for forming an innovation group and for an innovation project (with full funding). Implementation problems and potential solutions are analysed and discussed.

Group formation and innovation projects

The possibility of applying for group formation support is a great strength. This possibility could well be strengthened in the next programme period. Some of the requirements could be more flexible. Clarified decision criteria should be made publicly available. Resource-weak actors should be specifically targeted in order to increase the share going further from group to implementation project. Social and organizational innovations are few and should be encouraged. The connection to research can be further strengthened.

Processing of applications

The e-application process for innovation project support is perceived as demanding, requiring considerable additional documentation. Late payments is also viewed as an obstacle for many. Further efforts are needed to make the internal processing at the Board of Agriculture and the innovation support advice more effective.

Roles and coordination

The role division between the administration at the Board of Agriculture, the Advisory Selection Committee and the innovation support has been internally discussed and clarified over time. In particular, coordination and exchange of experiences has improved. The interpretation of the innovation concept and decision criteria is still somewhat varying, but the coherence of what is communicated to applicants has gradually improved. Still, however, continued calibration and interaction is necessary.

Link to other innovation initiatives

Limited information about EIP-Agri has reached the Swedish university-based innovation offices. EIP-Agri should be better communicated via complementary channels than those of the Board of Agriculture. Experiences from other similar innovation programs should be incorporated into EIP-Agri to develop synergies and ensure that innovations reach the market. The potentials of EIP-Agri support should be communicated more strategically.

Planned evaluation of effects

During 2019–2021, the on-ongoing evaluation is expected to examine whether the program has contributed to relevant innovations in relation to its goals. However, current data reporting routines limit the opportunities to evaluate such effects, including its currently broad and vague goals and criteria. Development of evaluation criteria and data reporting from the Board of Agriculture is required.

sted, utgiver, år, opplag, sider
Jönköping: Jordbruksverket, 2019. s. 51
Serie
Utvärderingsrapport ; 2019:12a
HSV kategori
Identifikatorer
urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-162751 (URN)
Prosjekter
Löpande lörande utvärdering av EIP-Agri
Forskningsfinansiär
Swedish Board of Agriculture, 3.1.17-11610/16
Tilgjengelig fra: 2019-08-27 Laget: 2019-08-27 Sist oppdatert: 2021-05-06bibliografisk kontrollert
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Identifikatorer
ORCID-id: ORCID iD iconorcid.org/0000-0002-2372-1551