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Maria Blanco

blancomaria.files.wordpress.com_2015_08_mb13_rg.jpgCAPRI network member since 2005


Department of Agricultural Economics, Technical University of Madrid (UPM)

ETSIAAB, Av. Puerta de Hierro 2, 28040 Madrid, Spain


Telephone: +34 910670893


Current responsibilities

  • Development of a water sub-module
  • Update and enhancement of the biofuel module

Major contributions to CAPRI

  • Update and enhancement of the CAPRI baseline
  • Development of the biofuel module
  • Development of the irrigation module

CAPRI projects

  • Contribution to EU H2020 project SIM4NEXUS, Sustainable Integrated Management FOR the NEXUS of water-land-food-energy-climate for a resource-efficient Europe (2016-2020)
  • Contribution to EU FP7 project TRUSTEE, Towards RUral Synergies and Trade-offs between Economic development and Ecosystem services (2013-2016)
  • Contribution to EU FP7 project ULYSSES, Understanding and coping with food markets voLatilitY towards more Stable World and EU food SystEmS (2012-2015)
  • Contribution to ENgAGE Framework project Feasibility study to include water into the CAPRI model (2011-2012)
  • Contribution to FP VII project CAPRI-RD (2009-2013)
  • Co-ordination of Tender project IPTS-Biofuel, Integrated Impact Assessment of an Increase in Biofuel Demand in Europe: The Economic and Technological Dimension (2009-2010)
  • Contribution to FP VI project SEAMLESS, System for Environmental and Agricultural Modelling; Linking European Science and Society(2005-2009)

Publications, project reports and conference contributions

Blanco M., Ramos F., Van Doorslaer B., Martínez P., Fumagalli D., Ceglar A., Fernández F.J. (2017). Climate change impacts on EU agriculture: A regionalized perspective taking into account market-driven adjustments. Agricultural Systems, 156: 52-66. doi:10.1016/j.agsy.2017.05.013

Araujo-Enciso S.R., Blanco M., Artavia M., Ramos F., M'Barek R., Van Doorslaer B., Stanca L., Donmez A. (2016). Medium-term Drivers of Food Markets Variability and Uncertainty. In Garrido et al. (Eds.), “Agricultural Markets Instability: Revisiting the Recent Food Crises”, pp. 59-73. London and New York: Routledge.

Blanco M., Witzke H.P., Perez-Domínguez I., Salputra G., Martínez P. (2015). Extension of the CAPRI model with an irrigation sub-module. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union, EUR 27737 EN. doi: 10.2791/319578.

Blanco M., Ramos F., Van Doorslaer B. (2014). Economic impacts of climate change on agrifood markets: A bio-economic approach with a focus on the EU. EAAE 2014 Congress “Agri-Food and Rural Innovations for Healthier Societies”, Ljubljana, Eslovenia, August 26-29, 2014.

Blanco M., Adenäuer M., Shrestha S., Becker A. (2013). Methodology to assess EU Biofuel Policies: The CAPRI Approach. JRC Scientific and Policy Report EUR 25837 EN. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Blanco M., Van Doorslaer B., Britz W., Witzke H.P. (2012). Exploring the feasibility of integrating water issues into the CAPRI model. JRC Scientific and Policy Report EUR 25649 EN. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union.

Blanco M., Van Doorslaer B., Britz W. (2012). Assessing agriculture-water relationships: a Pan-European multidimensional modelling approach. 126th EAAE Seminar, “New challenges for EU agricultural sector and rural areas. Which role for public policy?”, Capri (Italy), June 27-29, 2012.

Blanco M., García-Germán S., Bardají I. (2011). El modelo de ayudas directas en la PAC post-2013: Análisis de impactos de escenarios potenciales. Economía Agraria y Recursos Naturales, 11 (2): 83-108.

Becker A., Adenaeuer M., Blanco M. (2010). Impacts of European biofuel policies on agricultural markets and environment under consideration of 2nd generation technologies and international trade. Selected paper presented at the IATRC Public Trade Policy Research and Analysis Symposium “Climate Change in World Agriculture: Mitigation, Adaptation, Trade and Food Security,” June 27 - 29, 2010, Universität Hohenheim, Stuttgart (Germany)

Blanco M., Burrell A., Gay S.H., Henseler M., Kavallari A., M’Barek R., Pérez Domínguez I., Tonini A. (2010). Impacts of the EU biofuel target on agricultural markets and land use: a comparative modelling assessment. European Commission Joint Research Centre, Reference Report EUR 24449. Luxembourg: Publications Office of the European Union. ISBN 978-92-79-16310-4. doi:10.2791/45105

Becker A., Adenaeuer M., Blanco M., Witzke P. (2010). Development of a biofuel database for the CAPRI modelling system. Technical Paper 2010:1, Institute for Food and Resource Economics (ILR), University of Bonn.

Blanco M. (2010). Literature Review of Methodologies to Generate Baselines for Agriculture and Land Use, CAPRI-RD Deliverable D4.1. CAPRI-RD collaborative project, EU 7th Framework Programme.

Louhichi K., Kanellopoulos A., Janssen S., Flichman G., Blanco M., Hengsdijk H., Heckelei T., Berentsen P., Lansink A.O., Van Ittersum M. (2010). FSSIM, a bio-economic farm model for simulating the response of EU farming systems to agricultural and environmental policies. Agricultural Systems, 103: 585-597.

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