Policy research

Cumulus Consultants provides analysis and advice on all aspects of policy relating to agriculture, agri-food, agri-environment, forestry, ecosystem services, rural development and sustainable economic development. We bring expertise and insight to the complex and dynamic policy environment governing rural areas.  Cumulus has extensive experience of the Common Agricultural Policy (e.g. market support, direct payments, agri-environment and rural development) and is advising on the development of future agricultural policy in the UK and elsewhere post-Brexit.

Our services include:

  • Policy research
  • Policy development
  • Policy impact assessment
  • Policy evaluation
  • Consultation and facilitation

For a specific example of our policy research work go to:

For a list of our policy research work please see Projects