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Living territories to transform the world

Living territories to transform the world


P. Caron, E. Valette, T. Wassenaar, G. d’Eeckenbrugge, V. Papazian

Edition 2017

What resources underpin the development of a territory? What does territorial management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does territorial organization offer for agricultural production, regulation of sectors, and services? How are territorial public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools can be used for territorial development? This book presents a wide range of studies illustrating how actors, scales and scopes of intervention interact in the development of rural spaces in countries of the Global South.


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Et si on mangeait local ?

And if we were to eat locally?

What are short food supply chains going to change in my everyday life


P. Philipon, Y. Chiffoleau, F. Wallet, N. Hulot

Edition 2017

For the past fifteen years or so, the “short supply chains” in marketing food products are reappearing extensively in France. Helped by food crises, today's consumers want to know where their food comes from and how it has been produced. The book answers clearly practical questions raised - where can I find these products? Are they more expensive, do they taste better? What is the difference between an AMAP (association supporting small farming) and a farm shop? What is the environmental impact? Eat locally: ultimately, is this or is this not a “good idea”?

 

Consult Nicolas Hulot's foreword


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Des territoires vivants pour transformer le monde

Living territories to transform the world


P. Caron, E. Valette, T. Wassenaar, G. d’Eeckenbrugge, V. Papazian

Edition 2017

What resources underpin local development? What does local management of resources mean? What specific characteristics and opportunities does local organisation offer for agricultural production, sector regulation and services? How are local public policies conceived and applied? What methods and tools are used for local development?

This book presents a whole range of studies illustrating how stakeholders, levels and areas of intervention and mechanisms interact in the development of rural areas in Southern countries.


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Diffusion and transfer of knowledge in agriculture

Diffusion and transfer of knowledge in agriculture


C. Huyghe, P. Bergeret , U. Svedin

Edition 2016

This book focuses on innovation in the agri-food system and the new paradigm drawn by bioeconomic approaches and principles. It draws on contributions presented during the 29th EURAGRI annual conference held in Luxemburg (September 2015) as well as on other workshops organised as part of EURAGRI. EURAGRI works as a platform of exchange and discussion on topics of common interest pertaining to the organisation, orientation and outlook of agri-food research in Europe in connection with global changes.


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La construction sociale des bassins de production agricole

The social construction of agricultural production areas


F. Sarrazin

Edition 2016

This economic sociology book is intended for agricultural professionals engaged in the development of their production area. It provides the analytical and diagnostic tools needed to conduct a field study by taking a step back from the sector and developing a new approach to the land. It also provides food for thought on coordination factors and cooperation ties and offers a very practical analysis grid.


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Campagnes contemporaines

Contemporary countryside

What economic and environmental transformations?


S. Blancard, C. Détang-Dessendre, N. Renahy

Edition 2016

The notion of countryside and rural areas is ambivalent: does the term "rural" refer to agricultural areas, a serene atmosphere or city suburbs?

This book delves into the different facets of rural and suburban areas. Their dynamics are part and parcel of contemporary economic and social issues, both in terms of demographics and lifestyles, economic activities and public policy: the important role played by towns, land management and environmental issues and the institutional organisation of territories.

The upheavals affecting the countryside are the same as those facing the rest of France, but have their own particular effect.


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partenariats pour le développement territorial

Partnerships for Territorial Development


D. Vollet, A. Torre

Edition 2016

Actions to develop rural and agricultural territories that are confronted by deep-seated changes in these spaces no longer inspire consensus. These changes result in new practices, based on new knowledge and new forms of inter-player coordination. Researchers and practitioners will find in this book the methodological bases and examples of relevant tools to rethink territorial development.

 


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Diversity of Family Farms

Diversity of Family Farms

Exist, Transform, Become


P. Bosc, J. Bélières, P. Gasselin, J. Sourisseau, P. Bonnal, E. Valette, H. Friedmann

Edition 2015

This book aims to explain the nature and the force of links between the family and the farm. It is constructed around twenty case studies in miscellaneous countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America and Europe.

The authors clarify "what makes a family", analyses the adaptations of the family nature and puts them in perspective with the territorial context and the public policies in each country.


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Repenser l'économie rurale

Rethinking the Rural Economy


P. Jeanneaux , P. Perrier-Cornet

Edition 2014

This book reflects on the foundations of the rural economy by incorporating the societal components of rural life (changes in rural employment, inhabitants, services, needs, environment, etc.). It also deals with territorial dynamics of the environment, the role of institutions and governance in rural areas. A panorama of reflections on changes in rural areas in France and abroad


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Ecologisation des politiques publiques et des pratiques agricoles

Ecologisation of Public Policies and Agricultural Practices


C. Napoléone

Edition 2014

In a context of "ecological ambition" for agriculture, this package presents a broader view of the concept of ecologisation, the tools developed to put it into practice and the conditions for its implementation in various production systems. It lends itself to analysing private initiatives in favour of ecologisation, by both the market players and the civil society (Amap - French organic market gardening association, for example).


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