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Structural Change in Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods

Working Package 2

WP 2: Development of the conceptual framework

WP leader: IAMO

Start month: 0


  1. To construct the conceptual framework. It will elaborate basic research propositions and approaches with respect to structural changes in agriculture and rural livelihoods.
  2. To identify on the basis of a topical literature review the main driving forces of the past and future behind these changes.
  3. To generalise the lessons from more than 15 years of transition for structural change in agriculture and rural areas in the NMS and Bulgaria and Romania.


Milestones and expected result

  • M 2.1. Topical literature review completed