Public Goods Tool

The Public Goods Tool (PG Tool) has been in constant use since its creation in 2011 (, with a variety of adaptations and custom versions created to assess the sustainability of a range of farms and land-use types across Europe. This most recent development now opens up the PG Tool for access to anyone who is interested, complemented with a new online interface allowing for a smoother data inputting process.

This online version has been created through the EU Horizon Re-Livestock project in collaboration with MVARC (

A full user guide can be found here (

Details about the development of the PG Tool and future use can be found here (

The github repository for the PG Tool Online can be found here (

For past versions of the PG Tool, please contact the relevant ORC team member.


Theme: food systems
Published: 13th April 2023