Areté works side by side with its clients, supporting them in understanding what happens in their sectors and reference markets, with a view to outlining future scenarios and identifying the strategies to effectively address them.
The analysis of data, sectoral policies and strategies of the different players provide the basis for identifying current and future needs and opportunities, and for getting ready to exploit them.


Analysis and evaluation of policies and programmes in agriculture, agribusiness, food processing and renewable energies

Policy Evaluation for Italy, Europe and the World

Areté has been a consultant to the main national, European and international institutions, to sectoral business associations and to leading companies in the fields of agribusiness, rural development, food and renewable energies.

Its services include:

  • ex ante and ex post analysis and evaluation of public policies and funded programmes;
  • strategic analysis and impact assessment of  policy measures and programmes;
  • elaboration of policy recommendations;
  • sector analysis, supply chain analysis and value chain analysis.

Since 2002, Areté’s team has been a consultant in the above fields for – among others – the European Commission (DG AGRI, DG SANTE, DG GROW, Joint Research Centre), the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), the European Parliament, national governments of EU Member States and non-EU countries, international institutions and foundations, as well as leading companies, sectoral business associations and federations in Italy and abroad.