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Action 4. Socio-economic impacts and participatory multicriteria analysis of adaptation tools

This action evaluates social and economical impacts of AS-soil water protection and climate change adaptation tools. Implementation is carried out by SYKE (coordinator), MTT, Centre for Economic Development, Transport and the Environment for South Ostrobothnia and Finnish Game and Fisheries Research Institute. Important partners in cooperation are te regional Watershed Councils (Kyrönjoki, Ähtävänjoki, Lapuanjoki).

The tasks include

  •  Estimation of the economical impacts of water protection methods to agriculture and fisheries
  •  Survey stakholder opinions and attitudes towards AS-soil environmental impacts and their mitigation tools
  •  Summarize alternative mitigation methods and their ecological, economical and social impacts  via participatory multicriteria analysis in the pilot river basins
  •  Evaluate strategies of water protection in the light of climate change scenarios

Contact: Heli Saarikoski, SYKE, forename.surname@ymparisto.fi
Published 2013-08-23 at 11:16, updated 2013-08-23 at 11:16
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