Policymakers who want to promote soil conservation in agriculture often
come up with measures that are unfeasible in practice. Farmers are
unwilling to invest in them. Agricultural economics and management-student
Lan Ge developed an original model which can help policymakers find
realistic options. On the 29 January at the MSc graduation ceremony she was
awarded the H.C. van der Plas Award for the best MSc thesis by a student
from a developing country.
“I’m planning on buying text books with the 700 euros I receive,