The use of economic instruments in environmental policies to mitigate diffuse pollution from agriculture
K. Ahodo, T. Svatonovahttps://doi.org/10.17221/43/2013-AGRICECONCitation:Ahodo K., Svatonova T. (2014): The use of economic instruments in environmental policies to mitigate diffuse pollution from agriculture . Agric. Econ. – Czech, 60: 74-81.
The study focuses on the environmental problem of diffuse pollution from agriculture (DPA) as a result of the land use and the policy intervention that can be used to mitigate the problem. Attention is paid to the use of economic instruments (EIs) in policies concerning the DPA. Also, policy options, the advantages and disadvantages of the EIs and their assessment are looked at.Keywords:
economic optimum, environmental problem, farmers education, fertilizer use, land use policy, pesticide use