Technical insights


Collection and consumption of non-wood forest products in Europe

Paper - 25 May 2021

This paper analyses the trends happening in different parts of Europe when dealing with NWFPs. In Western Europe, NWFPs seem to be collected for recreational purposes while in Eastern Europe, this represents a significant contribution to household income, which is something not previously captured

Policy Brief #4 – Measuring the size of EU Bioeconomy by Input-Output Approach

Policy brief - 23 Apr 2021, PDF - 309.34 KB

This policy brief illustrates the development of the value-added of the bioeconomy for 28 European Union Member States and 16 industries using Input-Output statistics from 2005 to 2015. The measurement method proposes a model that includes the up and down-stream linkages of sectors of the bioeconomy. The results show that for the majority of the EU member States the value added of the up- and down-stream sector ranges between 40%-50% of the total bioeconomy value added and has on average increased since the financial crisis.


Dashboard for Cross Country Measurement of EU Bioeconomy: An Input-Output Approach

Dataset - 29 Mar 2021

Dashboard provides detailed information on EU Bioeconomy at industry level. It covers 28 EU member states between 2005 and 2015, and each industry defined by International Standard Industrial Classification Revision 4. The results provided in the dashboard is created by the measurement approach designed by Cingiz et al. 2021. The source data is taken from OECD Input-Output tables data. The main results are EU Bioeconomy value added, EU Bioeconomy shares, Upstream and Downstream value added. Moreover, dashboard provides varied maps, graphics, and figures such as percentage graphics, growth rates to better illustrate the main results.

Constructing an open access economy-wide database for bioeconomy impact assessment in the European Union member states

Paper - 26 Mar 2021, PDF - 3.02 MB

This paper studies extensively the BioSAMS, or the open-access social accounting matrices, which can be used to provide a detailed representation of the different bioeconomy sectors across the EU member states.



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