Midterm evaluation of the Swedish Rural Development Programme using Capri – appendix 1

Authors: Torbjörn Jansson 

In the appendix, the effects of regional support (compensation allowance and the agri-environmental payments) in Sweden are evaluated using the CAPRI simulation model. The purpose of the analysis is to estimate the impact of the payments on regional use of arable and grass land. Results for agricultural income and some environmental indicators are also computed. The study shows that in particular the agri-environmental payments strongly contribute to keeping grassland in use, whereas arable land is less affected by the support.