Presentation on theme: "SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME (FP7) THEME 6 Environment (including Climate Change) Collaborative Project (Small or medium-scale focused research project)"— Presentation transcript:
SEVENTH FRAMEWORK PROGRAMME (FP7) THEME 6 Environment (including Climate Change) Collaborative Project (Small or medium-scale focused research project) Project acronym: SUST-RUS Project full title: Spatial-economic-ecological model for the assessment of sustainability policies of Russian Federation EUROPEAN COMMUNITY
Pro Project objective - to develop and implement for Russia an integrated spatio-economic- ecological modelling approach which – represents the state-of-the-art in different areas of economic, transport, resource-use and environmental modelling – can be used to assist policy makers in their choice of medium and long-term sustainability policies.
Pro Potential applications of the project results – to make educated and quantified judgements about alternative sustainability policy options at district and federal level – comparison (and selection) of the effectiveness of varied policy options – makes it possible to go beyond the present state- of-the-art in the assessment of sustainability policies by linking the three dimensions of sustainability in a unified framework; – suitable for the broad range of policies and available to the interested parties.
Project participants ParticipantShort nameCountry Center for Economic and Financial Research at New Economic School (COORDINATOR) CEFIRRUSSIA Transport & Mobility Leuven NVTMLBELGIUM Zentrum Fuer Europaeische Wirtschaftsforschung Gmbh ZEWGERMANY Institute for the Economy in TransitionIETRUSSIA Ural State UniversityUSURUSSIA Voronezh State UniversityVSURUSSIA Far Eastern Centre for Economic DevelopmentFECEDRUSSIA
Project time frame 200920102011 Review of literature, models, etc Database construction Basic model principles Sustainability indicators Environmental block International dimension block Social block Linking blocks together Policy analysis
Pro All information about the project is available at http://sust-rus.org/en/ Comments and suggestions are welcome!