Federal Institute

DI M.Sc. Thomas RESL

Dietrichgasse 27
1030 Vienna
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Director at Austrian Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Rural and Mountain Research, Vienna, since 2019
Director at Austrian Federal Institute of Agricultural Economics, Vienna (2014-2018)
Member of the Cabinet of Minister Nikolaus Berlakovich at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Environment and Water Management responsible for agriculture (2012-2013)
Generally sworn and court certified expert (since 2017)
Consulting engineer for Agriculture and agricultural technology as well as a business consultancy (since 2008)
Research associate at Gregor Mendel University in Brno and at the University of Agricultural Sciences in Vienna (2004-2006)
Master of Science in Agricultural Economics (MSc.) University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna / Austria (2004)
Master of Science in Economics and Management (MSc.) at Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno / Czech Republic (2004)

Main fields of work:

  • Management of the Federal Institute (research coordination and economic management)
  • Agricultural policy
  • Agricultural economics

Participation in committees:

  • Expert in the §7 Commission under the Agriculture Act
  • Rural Networks Assembly, European Commission
  • Austrian Association for Agricultural, Life and Environmental Science Research (ÖFAV)
  • Committee for Farm Accounting Data Network (FADN), European Commission
  • High Level Group on Biosphere Economy
  • Groupes de Bruges
  • Association for European Life Science Universities, ICA
  • AERIAS - the network of Agricultural Economics Research Institutes and Agencies

BAB 061/22: Relief for agricultural und forestry sector within the framework of national emissions certificate trading

Within the framework of the eco-social tax reform of 2022, a gradual introduction of a national emission allowance trading system (nEHS) is planned, starting with an introductory phase from 1 July...

BAB 060/22: Converting Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN) into Farm Sustainability Data Network (FSDN)

The Farm Accountancy Data Network (FADN) has been collecting economic data from farms for decades. With the reorientation of the EU agricultural policy towards more sustainability...

BAB 059/22: Regional agricultural value chains

Initial situation Covid-19 and the Ukraine crisis have brought food supply chains back into the public eye. The project "Scenarios on the vulnerability of the Austrian food supply due to...

BAB 058/22: Feed Balance

Initial situation With the spread of the Covid 19 pandemic in March 2020, weaknesses in the Austrian and global economic systems became apparent. The research project COVID-19 Lessons learnt...

BAB 047/21: 50 years of agricultural policy in Austria

Initial situation The Ministry of Agriculture was founded in 1868 and has played a leading role in the country's policy areas ever since. In 1967, therefore, the publication "100 Years of...

BAB 046/21: ERASMUS+ – Strengthening Social Capital in Rural Communities for Rural Development

Initial situation The concept of social capital has been an important component of policy instruments for rural development and local governance for some time. Its importance has also...

BAB 045/20: COVID-19 Lessons learnt

Context With the beginning of the Covi9-19 crisis in March 2020, weaknesses of the Austrian and global economic system became visible. The initiative for the research project was already taken in...

BAB 041/20: Standard working time requirements in Austrian agriculture

Initial situation In addition to the capital employed and, in agriculture, also the factor land, the factor "labour" plays a key role in business management. The use of labour in agriculture...

BAB 043/20: Vulnerability of Austrian food production to crises due to the consequences of Covid-19

Initial situation With the "measures" that the federal government has taken to contain the spread of the Covid-19 virus, the food supply of the population, and thus the food value chain, has...

BAB 036/20: Calculation of the compensatory allowance for disadvantaged areas

Initial situation With the constitution of the expert groups within the framework of the design of the national CAP strategic plan, discussions on the reorientation of the compensatory allowance...

BAB 019/19: Development of the organic market in Austria and other selected regions

In recent years the share of organic farms in Austria has increased significantly. In addition to the traditionally high shares in grassland, there has recently also been a strong trend...

BAB 021/19: Preparation of a central data portal for agriculture

Initial situation Digitalisation and the internet are not only shaping our daily private and professional lives. Even in agriculture, it would be hard to imagine working without...
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