Warsaw University of Life Sciences
Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) is the largest and the oldest (200 years) Polish agricultural university with a complex of academic experience and research activities. The university consists of 13 faculties and 5 interfaculty units with 1400 academic staff and 25.000 students enrolled. The research and education covers the entire field of agriculture related sciences, including such as Agriculture, Economics, Agricultural and Environmental Engineering, Veterinary Medicine as well as Forestry or Food Technology.
The Faculty of Economic Sciences provides a wide range of expertise in such areas as multifunctional rural development, agricultural and environmental policies, Sustainable Agriculture, Common Agricultural Policy, use of operational methods, including econometrics and statistics in applied sciences
Description of the principal personnel
involved with their relevant experience
Prof. Edward Majewski will lead the SGGW team in the project is a full professor at the Faculty of Economic Sciences. Main fields of his scientific interests are sustainable agriculture, farming systems, impacts of CAP on Polish Agriculture. Dr Majewski plays a leading role in Poland in disseminating the sustainability concept, specifically implementation of Integrated Farming System (IFS). His research activities include studies on farm level impacts of agricultural policy measures, farmers strategies towards farms development and quality improvement, adoption of agro-environmental measures and more sustainable farming practices, sustainability indicators. In the past years Dr Majewski has been extensively co-operating with a number of partners from the EU and CEE countries, also as the coordinator of EU funded research and educational projects (Phare ACE, LdV) and partner in the most recent projects such as Income Stabilization, Seamless, Cap-ire, Crop Rotations. He is also active in farmers and agricultural advisors training and consultancy.
Dr Agata Malak-Rawlikowska - completed her Ph.D. in Economics and is currently working as a researcher in the Department of Business Economics and Management at the Faculty of Economic Sciences. Main fields of her scientific interests are agricultural and farm economics and management, impacts of policy measures on agriculture, state intervention in agriculture - causes and impacts. She has a broad experience in the international projects both as a coordinator and core-team member (6th FP, 7thFP, RegoverningMarkets, Interreg, Leonardo da Vinci FEELS and TOI ISM Project, V4 project, LLP Erasmus IP). Recently she was involved in evaluation of the EU dairy policy (EU Commission Contract) and evaluation of economic aspects of animal welfare in agriculture (Econwelfare 7th FP).Â She is also active in farmers and agricultural advisors training.
Dr Piotr Sulewski - PhD in Economics is a researcher in the Department of Business Economics and Management. His research interests focus on strategies of farmers and risk related aspects of farming. He is experienced in organizing and conducting farm surveys and use of various statistical and econometric methods. Dr Sulewski participated in a number of research projects, both international and funded from national sources (S-Farm, CAPIRE, Measuring and mitigating risk in farming).