Hungary

HungaryGeneral information

Name of region Hungary
Global Environmental Zone(s) (Metzger)  
Population density (persons per km2)  
Contact (general) Nándor Fodor
Contact (ag. scenarios) Nándor Fodor
Location (NUTS code) HU
Dominant regional farming system(s)
(SEAMLESS nomenclature)
 
The three most important
farming systems in region

(SEAMLESS nomenclature)
  • arable-cereal
  • arable-specialised crops
  • permanent crops
Main crop species  
Main livestock species  

Regional development goal in rural spatial planning

Specific issues the region deals with/will deal with

yield loss, land use optimization, low livestock density

Regional challenges with regard to climate change

summer droughts, heat waves, extreme weather events, desertification

Proposed solutions to overcome the challenges

Contribution to answering the focus question

Elaborate mitigation strategies, proposals for investments and land use changes, locating vulnerable areas

Important adaptation measures that are or will be considered in the study

Water management is important to this region.
Irrigation is important to this region AND is/will be included in the modelling exercise.
Drainage  
Species/varietal choice is important to this region AND is/will be included in the modelling exercise.
Plant breeding is important to this region.
Changed planting/sowing days is important to this region AND is/will be included in the modelling exercise.
Crop rotations is important to this region AND is/will be included in the modelling exercise.
Alternative tillage methods  
Pest/weed management  
Housing of livestock  
Land consolidation  
Management of feeding and reproduction of livestock  
Structure and scale of production adjustment  
Crop insurance  
Exit from agriculture  
Climate alertness is important to this region.
Political regulations at various administrative levels is important to this region AND is/will be included in the modelling exercise.
Others  
   

Models, stakeholders, advancement of knowledge

Models used in the study
Socio-economyCropsGrasslandLivestock
none 4M (CERES clone) Biome-BGC none
How are results of of crop and livestock models assimilated in socio-economic models?How is technological progress in arable agriculture taken into account?How is technological progress in livestock farming taken into account?
     

Participating stakeholders

Agro-business or agro-food chainAdministrative bodies or regional or national governments
Hungarian Chamber of Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture (Hungary)
Approaches for involving stakeholders
 

Improvement of the modelling capability by involving stakeholders

How did the modelling capability improve by involving stakeholders?Effect of the involvement of stakeholders on the questions asked, on the assessment, or on the solutions suggested
   
Points that researchers learned from stakeholdersPoints that stakeholders learned from researchers
   

Further information

IPCC methodology used for vulnerability assessment, ecosystem services, www.agrater.hu

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