PolDeRbio – Policy Designs for Resilient Bioeconomies: Assessment Tool and International Evaluation (BMBF Programme Bioeconomy As Societal Change, Module 2 (2))


PolDeRBio addresses the lack of a comprehensive policy design perspective on the development of bioeconomy policies that pay attention to the resilience of the bio-based production systems on which bioeconomies rest. The project combines a ‘new’ policy design perspective with resilience thinking to develop and apply tools to assess the bioeconomy policies in 49 countries. For this purpose, the project analyses how national bioeconomy policy designs enhance or impede the resilience of bio-based production systems and explains different resilience priorities and orientations. Based on historical and discursive institutionalism, PolDeRBio conceptualises bioeconomy policies as the institutionalization of policy ideas, creating a bioeconomy state embedded in institutional trajectories, socio-economic conditions and ecological challenges. PolDeRBio stimulates cross-national policy learning and contributes to more effective and efficient policy design for resilient bioeconomies.


Principal Investigators
Feindt, Peter H. Prof. Dr. (Details) (Agricultural and Food Policy)

Duration of Project
Start date: 08/2019
End date: 07/2022

Research Areas
Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Policy, Agricultural Sociology

Research Areas
Agrar- und Ernährungspolitik

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