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- (Wageningen University

Dates:October 26-29, 2008
Description:Conference: Transitions towards sustainable agriculture, food chains and peri-urban areas
Location:Wageningen , Netherlands
Subject:The Conference constitutes an opportunity to bring together scientists from many disciplines to discuss the actual situation and future challenges of an industrialising agriculture close to urban metropolises. The seminar aims to provide a forum for reviewing the state of the art in research and new directions in economic, social and policy issues related to the transitions in peri-urban agriculture. Topics: New farm systems in peri-urban areas New institutional arrangements in the country side Urban views on peri-urban farming systems and new coalitions in the rural area Need for and experience with new policy instruments Changes in the agro-innovation system Methods for research on transition [gem_ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
JEL Code:Q


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