Civic Consulting GmbH (CIVIC)
Civic Consulting is a Berlin-based economic and public policy consultancy supporting European and international institutions, as well as national governments, through policy evaluation and economic research, including cost-benefit and cost-effectiveness analysis. We have special expertise in the areas of food policy and sustainability of the food chain, consumer policy and markets, and trade. As a framework contractor of the Directorate-General for Health and Food Safety of the European Commission (DG SANTE, formally SANCO) since 2005, we lead the Food Chain Evaluation Consortium, which has conducted more than 60 EU-wide economic and policy studies concerning specific aspects of the food chain. Civic Consulting also leads Framework contracts for evaluation and impact assessment (as well as for economic studies) with DG GROW, DG JUST and DG TRADE, among others. Relevant studies include the evaluation of the Community Animal Health Policy, a scoping Study on delivering on EU Food safety and Nutrition in 2050, a Cost-benefit analysis of pathways to practical implementation of sustainable diets in the EU, and a large number of evaluations and cost-benefit/cost-effectiveness studies. We are also partner of the Horizon 2020 COllaborative Management Platform for detection and Analyses of (Re-) emerging and foodborne outbreaks in Europe (‘COMPARE’) project.