SEMINAR: "Social Demand for the Aesthetic Externality of Rural Landscape: Monetary and non-monetary Valuation for Sustainable Agri-environmental Policies Design in Mediterranean Rural Areas" With Samir Sayadi
Samir Sayadi is a Researcher in the Institute of Agricultural Research and Training (IFAPA). He earned a degree in Agricultural Engineer, a Master of Science and D.S.P.U in Marketing of Agricultural and Food Products, a Master in Rural Development and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics.
The seminar will be focused on the importance of the "valuation of natural resources and environment externalities for the design of sustainable rural/agricultural policies". He will explain the concept of joint production in agriculture and its multifunctionality role in rural territory and society, public and private goods (market and non-market goods) of economic/agricultural activities, the concept of externality, the difference between the price and the value; different values of natural resources or public goods (productive, value and non-value use, legacy value, option value, conservation, etc.); methods of valuation, etc.
After that, the main time will be focused to explain some practical and empirical cases, based on our previous studies on the valuation of agricultural/rural landscape, to show how we can valuate, using some methods of valuations as the Conjoint Analysis and Contingent Valuation, to estimate the aesthetic value (monetary and non-monetary of mountainous agricultural landscape), according to social demands.
The seminar will be taught in the classroom E28 on the Facultad de Ciencias Económicas y Empresariales on February 17th from 12:30 to 14:30.