July 21, 2019


The PhD student will be enrolled in the international Doctoral Programme in Agrifood and
Environmental Sciences which is hosted by the Center Agriculture Food Environment (C3A)
at the University of Trento (Italy). The C3A has strong links with the Department of
Economics and Management at the University of Trento and the Edmund Mach Foundation,
which is an international research center promoting research on agricultural and
environmental sciences. The University of Trento has long been in top positions in national
rankings, and it is well positioned in international ones. It ranked 2nd in the last “Il Sole 24
Ore” ranking of the best Italian State Universities.
The project is co-funded by Codipra, which is a consortium for the protection of farmers in
the Province of Trento. The consortium consists of farmers and agri-food firms who
cooperate to develop strategies for the management of agricultural risks. The consortium
counts more than 12,000 members (90% of farmers in the Province).
The 3-year scholarships comes with a budget for research activity, approximately €3.250,
which can be used only for educational and research purposes. There is the possibility of
spending a period abroad as visiting PhD student in a hosting University.
The PhD student will work on the research topic: “Farmers’ response to risk management
tools proposed by the EU Common Agricultural Policy: A behavioural economic approach”.
More details are provided below (page 2). She/he will have to develop her/his own research
project, with the support of the main and secondary supervisor.
More information on the PhD programme can be found at:
Deadline for application: 22nd July 22, 2019, hrs. 04.00 PM (Italian time, GMT +2)
The link to apply for the Doctoral Programme in Agrifood and Environmental Sciences
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