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Publications

Hebinck, A., J. M. Vervoort, P. Hebinck, L. Rutting, and F. Galli. 2018. Imagining transformative futures: participatory foresight for food systems change. Ecology and Society 23(2):16.
https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-10054-230216

Vervoort,  J., Gupta, 2018, Anticipating climate futures in a 1.5 °C era: the link between foresight and governance. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 31, 104-111.
Open Access, Elsevier

Galli, Francesca; Brunori, Gianluca “Analysing dynamics of food assistance through system archetypes” In Proceedings of the XXVII ESRS Congress. Uneven processes of Rural Change: On Diversity, Knowledge and Justice, p.274 – ISBN:978-83-947775-0-0.

Hebinck, A. J. Vervoort, P. Hebinck, L. Rutting and F. Galli (forthcoming 2018), Imagining transformative futures: Participatory foresight for food systems change, Ecology and Society, (Special Issue ‘Designing Transformative spaces for sustainability in social-ecological systems’).

Hebinck, A., Galli, F., Arcuri, S., Carroll, B., O’Connor, D., Oostindie, H., 2018. Capturing change in European food assistance practices: a transformative social innovation perspective. Local Environment, 1-16.

Moragues-Faus and Sonnino (2018) Re-assembling sustainable food cities: An exploration of translocal governance and its multiple agencies Urban Studies (forthcoming)

Moragues Faus, A. (2017). Addressing food security vulnerabilities through urban food policy alliances: the case of the Sustainable Food Cities Network in the UK. In Barling, D.(Ed), Advances in Food Security and Sustainability, Volume 2 Elsevier https://doi.org/10.1016/bs.af2s.2017.09.004

Marsden, T. K, Moragues Faus, A., and Sonnino, R. (2018) Reproducing vulnerabilities in agri-food systems: tracing the links between governance, financialisation and vulnerability in Europe post 2007-8 Journal of Agrarian Change (forthcoming)

Moragues-Faus A. and Marsden 2017 The political ecology of food: carving ‘spaces of possibility’ in a new research agenda. Journal of Rural Studies 55,257-288 (Impact factor 2016: 2.380) https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2017.08.016

Moragues Faus, A., Sonnino, R. and Marsden, T. K. 2017. Exploring European food system vulnerabilities: towards integrated food security governance. Environmental Science and Policy 75: 184-215 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsci.2017.05.015

Moragues Faus, A. 2017. Problematising justice definitions in public food security debates: towards global and participative food justices Geoforum 84: 95-106 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoforum.2017.06.007

Hebinck, A. and Page, D. (2017). Processes of Participation in the Development of Urban Food Strategies: A Comparative Assessment of Exeter and Eindhoven. Sustainability 9(6), 931; doi:10.3390/su9060931

Ermolieva T, Havlík P, Ermoliev Y, Mosnier A, Obersteiner M, Leclère D, Khabarov N, Valin H, Reuter, W. (2016). Integrated Management of Land Use Systems under Systemic Risks and Security Targets: A Stochastic Global Biosphere Management Model. Journal of Agricultural Economics 67 (3): 584-601. DOI:10.1111/1477-9552.12173.

Arcuri, S., Brunori, G., Bartolini, F., Galli, F. (2016). “Assistenza alimentare e diritto al cibo: quali lezioni dalla crisi?”, in AA.VV., a cura di Di Lauro, A., NutriDialogo – Il Diritto incontra le altre Scienze su Agricoltura, Alimentazione, Ambiente, Edizioni ETS, 2016. ISBN: 9788846745040.

Brzezina, N., Kopainsky, B., Mathijs, E. (2016). Can Organic Farming Reduce Vulnerabilities and Enhance the Resilience of the European Food System? A Critical Assessment Using System Dynamics Structural Thinking Tools. Sustainability, 8 (10), art.nr. 971, 1-32.

Galli, F., Arcuri, S. Brunori, G. (2016). Povertà alimentare: pianificazione guidata per il sistema di assistenza in Toscana. Agriregionieuropa anno 12 n°47.

Paloviita A, Kortetmäki T, Puupponen A, Silvasti T, Vulnerability matrix of the food system: Operationalizing vulnerability and addressing food security, Journal of Cleaner Production (2016), doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.07.018.

Puupponen, A., Paloviita, A., Kortetmäki, T., Silvasti, T. (2016). Suomalaisen ruokaturvan ulottuvuudet Sisällönanalyysi ruokaturvasta julkisissa asiakirjoissa. ALUE JA YMPÄRISTÖ 45: 1 (2016) ss. 39–54

R Sonnino, T Marsden, A Moragues‐Faus (2016). Relationalities and convergences in food security narratives: towards a place‐based approach Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers 41 (4), 477-489, doi: 10.1111/tran.12137

Ortiz-Miranda, D, Moreno Pérez, O., Arnalte Alegre, E. (2016). Food and nutrition security discursive frames in the context of the Spanish economic crisis. Food Security 8:665–677 DOI 10.1007/s12571-016-0574-x.

International conferences and events

Ana Moragues-Faus. Invited workshop presentation:  Sustainable food city networks SCHEMA workshop – Penang, Malaysia. 6th of December 2017.

Ana Moragues-Faus. Invited panel presentation: A Re-assembling sustainable food cities. International conference on Global Food Security (Cape Town, South Africa) 3rd of December 2017

Luca Colombo and Stefano Grando. 13-15 November 2017, Coventry, (UK). “Access to land pivotal in the food system reconfiguration” at the 8th Annual Conference of the AESOP ‘Sustainable food planning’ group “Re-imagining sustainable food planning, building resourcefulness: Food movements, insurgent planning and heterodox economics”.

Luca Colombo. 25/09/2017. Italy. Opening seminar of the Utopia Festival with presentation titled: “Mangeremo: il futuro semplice del cibo”

Aniek Hebinck presented ‘Heterogeneity as a means to resilient urban food systems?‘ at the Agriculture 4 Development conference in Uppsala, Sweden, 20 September 2017, organised by SIANI and SLU.

TRANSMANGO managed an organized session titled “Assessment of the Impact of Global Drivers of Change on Europe’s Food Security” at the 2017 European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Congress, which took place in Parma from the 29th of August to the 1st of September. This session was organized by University of Pisa team (Francesca Galli, Fabio Bartolini, Gianluca Brunori)

Brzezina N., Kopainsky B., Mathijs E. (2017). Towards An EU Food Strategy: Usefulness of System Dynamics Structural Thinking Tools. EAAE Congress. Parma, 28-31 August 2017.

Brzezina N., Biely K., Helfgott A., Kopainsky B., Vervoort J., Mathijs E. (2017). Development of Organic Farming in Europe at the Crossroads: Looking for theWay Forward through System Archetypes Lenses. EAAE Congress. Parma, 28-31 August 2017.

Brzezina N., Kopainsky B., Mathijs E. (2017). Designing Robust Policy for Sustainable Development of Organic Farming in Switzerland: A Simulation-Based Approach. EAAE Congress. Parma, 28-31 August 2017.

Andre Deppermann. Presentation at the XV EAAE Congress 2017, Parma: “Quantitative Modelling Of European FNS Scenarios” as part of the organized session: Assessment Of The Impact Of Global Drivers Of Change On Europe’s Food Security – Transmango Project, 30.08.2017

Luca Colombo. 29 August 2017, Parma, (Italy). presentation at the pre-congress XV European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Congress on “Sustainable Agriculture for Solidarity Communities: Degrowth, Climate Justice, Food Sovereignty”.

Zwart T., Mathijs E. (2017). Moving into the grey zone: looking beyond the ‘local’ and the ‘niche’ to foster transitions towards a more sustainable agro-food system. book of abstracts. ESRS. Krakow, 24-27 July 2017, 293-296.

Stefano Grando and Luca Colombo . 24-27 July 2017, Krakow (Poland). Presentation on “Access to land and urban food values: towards a urban food centrality with care for land, jobs and social relations”. XXVII European Society for Rural Sociology Congress on “Uneven processes for rural change”.   Extended abstract accepted and published in the ESRS congress proceedings.

Zwart T., Mathijs E. (2017). Reconfiguring food systems towards sustainability through multi-actor collaborations: a practice based approach. IST. Gothenborg, 18-21 June 2017, Abstract No. F25.

Aniek Hebinck presented the paper ‘Processes of Participation in the Development of Urban Food Strategies: A Comparative Assessment of Exeter and Eindhoven’ at the International Sustainability Transitions Conference 2017. IST 18-21 June 2017 , Gothenborg, Sweden.

Mathijs E., Brzezina N. (2017). Systemic or piecemeal – coherent or inconsistent? A critical analysis of the EU food policy mix. International Sustainability Transitions Conference. Gothenburg, Sweden, 18-21 June 2017.

Stefano Grando and Luca Colombo. 6-9 June 2017, Toulouse (France). presentation on Access to Land for a New Urban Food Landscape: Vision, Challenges, Strategic Planning at Jan Jaures University. International Conference on Sustainable Urban Farming: Vector for Ecological Transition.

Joost Vervoort, Ariella Helfgott 7 and 10 February 2017 Utrecht, The Netherlands Applied Game Lab – the Future of Food (TRANSMANGO) (TRANSMANGO researchers co-organized the entire event) Applied Game Lab – the Future of Food (TRANSMANGO) – game jam with 90 game designers with the Utrecht School of Arts and H2020 JamToday

Joost Vervoort 30 January 2017 Utrecht Game Co-Design for Sustainable Futures Symposium Eco-Games

Joost Vervoort 15/dec/16 Leuven Game Jam on future of food at UC Leuven (TRANSMANGO researchers organized the entire event) Game Jam on future of food at UC Leuven

Joost Vervoort 6-10 December 2016 Nairobi Governing Foresight: the Politics of Imagining Anthropocene Futures Earth System Governance 2016

Joost Vervoort 6-10 December 2016 Nairobi East Africa Game Jam (with local game designers and ESG researchers) Earth System Governance 2016

Joost Vervoort, Sabrina Arcuri, Francesca Galli 30 November – 1 December 2016 Florence, Italy Game Jam on the Future of Food – with H2020 JamToday (TRANSMANGO researchers co-organized the entire event) Game Jam on the Future of Food – with H2020 JamToday

Joost Vervoort 5 and 6 November 2016 Glasgow, UK Game Jam on the Future of Food – with H2020 JamToday (TRANSMANGO researchers co-organized the entire event) Game Jam on the Future of Food – with H2020 JamToday and Glasgow Caledonian University

Ana Moragues Faus 19th of October 2016 Quito, Ecuador La alimentación, el reto de las ciudades. Habitat III side event on “Alimentación para las ciudades, el reto del desarrollo sostenible”. Organised by ICLEI, VECO Andina, RUAF Foundation, Quito Municipality.

Grando S. and Colombo L. 14 October 2016 Rome, Italy. Access to public land and urban agriculture in the metropolitan area of Rome. The (contested) success of a bottom-up mobilisation. American University of Rome – Conference “Democratizing Food Governance”

Gina Villarreal gave a talk “Unpacking Food Security” in the co-creation training of Waag Society. This training is a part of the project EU-funded project Big Picnic: engaging the public with Responsible Research and Innovation on Food Security. The training took place October 10 – 12 2016 in Hortus Botanicus Leiden for an audience of 50+ people from 17 European and one Ugandean project-partner organizations.

Galli, F., A. Hebinck, S. Arcuri, G. Brunori, B. Carrol, D. O’Connor, H. Oostindie 22/sep/16 San Michele, Italy.  The food poverty challenge: comparing food assistance across EU countries. A Transformative Social Innovation perspective, SIDEA 2016

Silvasti, T. (2016). Food Charity or the Right to Food? Experiences – not only from Finland. Invited speaker at the workshop “Charity Economy: International Dimensions and Political Perspectives” in University of Bielefeld, Germany, 22 – 23 September 2016.

Tjitske Anna Zwart. 20.09.2016 Leuven, Belgium. Speed talk Assessing the capacity of Voedselteams to contribute to a sustainable food system in Flanders at the Belgian Agroecology Meeting.

Ana Moragues Faus 10-14 August 2016 Toronto, Canada. Reclaiming social justice in food security and food sovereignty debates at IRSA World Congress of Rural Sociology

Ana Moragues Faus 10-14 August 2016 Toronto, Canada Problematizing urban food policy alliances: mobilising social justice and political ecology to build a critical food governance framework; IRSA World Congress of Rural Sociology

Terry Marsden 10-14 August 2016 Toronto, Canada “World Regions: Key Rural Challenges and Transitions in the Neoliberal Era” IRSA World Congress of Rural Sociology

Aniek Hebinck 20-aug-16 Gothenburg, Sweden TRANSMANGO: Embracing and exploring local diversity in pathways to changing European food systems Seminar at the Environmental Social Sciences department of Gothenburg University

Brzezina N., Gerber A., Mathijs E. (2016). Organic farming as policy to address vulnerabilities of the prevailing European food system based on conventional agriculture?. Proceedings of the 34th International Conference of the System Dynamics Society. International Conference of the System Dynamics Society. Delft, 17-21 July 2016.

Joost Vervoort, Steven Lord, Ariella Helfgott 18 to 20 July 2016 Oxford, UK Modelling food systems for resilient and sustainable nutrition and health on a changing planet (TRANSMANGO researchers co-organized the entire event). Modelling food systems for resilient and sustainable nutrition and health on a changing planet

Grivins, M., Kunda, I., Tisenkopfs, T. 12-15 July 2016 Telford, UK Competing school food agendas and green public food procurement. Available in: http://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/events/ifsa-conference/papers/5/5.9%20Grivins.pdf 12th European IFSA Symposium, Harper Adams University

Arcuri, S, Galli, F., Brunori, G., Bartolini, F., Grando S. Innovating food assistance practices towards food and nutrition security. Social Innovation in Agriculture and Food: Old Wine in New Bottles? Part II: Framing Institutions , RC40 Third ISA Forum of Sociology – The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World. Vienna, Austria, July 10-14, 2016.

Deppermann, A., Vervoort, J., Havlik, P. and Leclere, D. (2016). Food and nutrition security in Europe – a quantification of multi‐stakeholder scenarios, Presentation at the LiveM 2016 Conference “Modelling Grassland-Livestock Systems under Climate Change”, 16th June 2016, Potsdam, Germany.

Galli, F., Arcuri, S., Vervoort, J., Bartolini, Brunori “Food assistance system in Tuscany: exploring vulnerability and resilience through scenario analysis”, ”The changing role of regulation in the bio-based economy”, 5th AIEAA Conference, Bologna, 16-17 June 2016.

Bartolini F., Brunori G., Colombo L., Vanni F. “Understanding the vulnerability of EU Food Nutrition Security under competition between food and energy land uses” poster presented at “The changing role of regulation in the bio-based economy”, 5th AIEAA Conference, Bologna, 16-17 June 2016.

Colombo, L. and Grando, S. (2016). The (contested) success of a bottom-up mobilisation. Access to public land and urban agriculture in the metropolitan area of Rome. Presented at Conference DEMOCRATIZING FOOD GOVERNANCE, Rome, 14 October 2016.

Grivins, M., Kunda, I., Tisenkopfs, T. (2016). “Competing school food agendas and green public food procurement”. 12th European IFSA Symposium, Harper Adams University, UK. Tuesday 12 – Friday 15 July 2016. Presentation paper. Available in: http://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/events/ifsa-conference/papers/5/5.9%20Grivins.pdf

Aniek Hebinck presented the Transmango project during a seminar at the Environmental Social Sciences department of Gothenburg University, Sweden. The seminar was titled “TRANSMANGO: Embracing and exploring local diversity in pathways to changing European food systems”. Gothenburg, 22 August 2016.

Joost Vervoort 16-dec-16 Canberra, Australia. From governance scenarios to climate action: insights from scenario-guided policy development across six global regions.  Earth System Governance 2015

Joost Vervoort 16-dec-16 Canberra, Australia. Èarth System Governance game jam. Earth System Governance 2015

Joost Vervoort, Ariella Helfgott, Natalia Brzezina 13 June 2016 Brussels, Belgium Workshop – Organic Agriculture and Food Security (TRANSMANGO researchers co-organized the entire event) Workshop – Organic Agriculture and Food Security

Joost Vervoort 10 March 2016 Oxford, UK. Stepping into food scenarios:
foresight, policy guidance and games in food systems. IFSTAL lecture 8 (Charles Godfray, Monika Zurek, Joost Vervoort)

Ana Moragues Faus. 14 January 2016 Valencia, Spain. Experiencias internacionales en torno a la agricultura periurbana Menjant València: revitalitzar l’agricultura periurbana”, organised by VSF-Justícia Alimentària Global, el Ayuntamiento de Valencia, la Plataforma por la Soberanía Alimentaria and Agencia de Cooperación Española.

Cerrada-Serra Pedro, Ortiz-Miranda Dionisio 30 November – 1st December 2015 The Hague, The Netherlands. Disentangling the connections between the GMO-related food system and food and nutrition security in Europe: A concept map from a systematic literature review. 148th seminar European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Does Europe need a Food Policy?

Ana Moragues Faus 3rd of December 2015 Madrid, Spain. El papel de la sociedad civil en las Estrategias y Consejos Alimentarios  Seminario Nuevas Iniciativas Agroecológicas: ¿De La Innovación Social A La Coproducción De Políticas Públicas? Parte del ciclo de seminarios Madrid-Agroecológico frente al cambio climático.

Brzezina, Natalia 30 November – 1st December 2015 The Hague, The Netherlands. System Dynamics Model-Based Policy Evaluation Tool: the Case of Organic Farming Policy in the EU 149th seminar European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Does Europe need a Food Policy?

Natalia Brzezina 17-nov-15 Leuven, Belgium. System Dynamics Model-Based Policy Evaluation Tool: the Case of Organic Farming Policy in the EU. Oral presentation at the 4th Belgian Agroecology Meeting (BAM)

Joost Vervoort 3-8 November 2015. Stellenbosch, South Africa. Seeds of good Anthropocenes game session at PECS 2015

Ana Moragues Faus 31 October 2015 Napoli, Italy. International Conference Food Sovereign Cities organised by Expo dei Popoli. The strategic value of the alliances between civil society and local authorities in the transition to fair and sustainable food systems

Joost Vervoort. 28 to 30 October 2015. Prague, Czech Republic. SUSFANS first stakeholder workshop (TRANSMANGO researchers co-organized the event)

Avermaete T., Grando S., Moragues-Faus A., Brunori G., Brzezina N., Colombo L., Marsden T., Rahmanian M., Sonnino R., Mathijs E. (2015). Frames on food and nutrition security: Media analyses in Flanders, Italy and UK. International Conference on Global Food Security. Ithaca, 11-14 October 2015, Abstract No. 01.05.

Mathijs E., Brzezina N., Avermaete T., Van Lierde S. (2015). Price and price volatility formation in global wheat markets: A system dynamic approach. International Conference on Global Food Security. Ithaca, 11-14 October 2015, Abstract No. 01.01.

Aniek Hebinck presented the Transmango project at the “Transformations2015” conference organised by the Stockholm Resilience Centre. The presentation was titled “Exploring sustainable food provisioning practices – Reflections on the implications of food bank”. Stockholm, 7 October 2015.

Aniek Hebinck 5 to 7 October 2015. Stockholm, Sweden. Exploring sustainable food provisioning practices – Reflections on the implications of food bank at Transformations2015

Joost Vervoort. 5 to 7 October 2015. Stockholm, Sweden. Seeds of good Anthropocenes game session at Transformations2015

Roberta Sonnino September,2015 Exeter, UK Thinking through Food Justice and Sovereignty: Current Debates and Future Trajectories. Panel Discussion, Royal Geographical Society National Conference

Terry Marsden September,2015 Waterloo, Canada. Sustainable place making and agri-food University of Waterloo, Key note lecture

Avermaete T., Grando S., Moragues-Faus A., Brunori G., Brzezina N., Colombo L., Marsden T., Rahmanian M., Sonnino R., Mathijs E. (2015). Discourse on food and nutrition security: media analyses in Flanders, Italy and UK at the International Conference on Reconnecting Agriculture and Food Chains to Societal Needs. Rome, 14-17 September 2015.

Sabrina Arcuri, Francesca Galli, Fabio Bartolini and Gianluca Brunori, The Role And Effectiveness Of Food Assistance In High Income Countries: A Critical Literature Review, International Conference on Reconnecting Agriculture and Food Chains to Societal Needs, short paper, Agriculture in An Urbanizing society, Rome 17-19 September 2015.

Roberta Sonnino 14-17 September 2015 Rome, Italy. Food Security in an Urbanizing Society 2nd International Conference on “Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society”

Marsden, T, Moragues-Faus, A. and Sonnino, 17-19 September 2015 Rome, Italy Corporate food governance, financialisation and the reproduction of food security vulnerabilities Conference on Reconnecting Agriculture and Food Chains to societal needs: Agriculture in an urbanizing society

Grando S., Brunori G. and Colombo L 14-17 September 2015 Rome, Italy. Quality, Technology, Sovereignty. Discourses on Food Security in Italy. 2nd International Conference on “Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society”

T. Tisenkopfs, M. Grivins, I. Kunda, S. Sumane 14-17 September 2015 Rome, Italy Food security challenges and responses: A comparative analysis of Latvia and Lithuania 2rd International Conference on “Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society”

Silvasti, T. (2015). Invited speaker in the XXVI European Society for Rural Sociology (ESRS) congress in Aberdeen, 18-21 August 2015. Parallel symposium “Food security – for whom?” With: Phil McMichael (on “Critical overview of the concept of food security”); Maria Fonte (on “The role of civic food networks”); and Tiina Silvasti (on “Food shortages at the household level”). Chaired by Geoff Lawrence.

Moragues-Faus, A.; Sonnino, R., and Marsden, T 2-5 September 2015 Exeter, UK RGS-IBG Annual International Conference as part of the session ‘Food Matters: geographical perspectives on food in the Anthropocene’ Constructing disconnections and undermining food justice: an analysis of media framings of Food and Nutrition Security in the UK

Terry Marsden 18 aug-15 Aberdeen, UK Keynote addres : European Society of Rural Sociology Bi Annual Conference.  Neo-liberalism and the rural eco-economy

Stefano Grando 10 Jul 15 Brescia, Italy International Summer School on “Food safety and Food security in Europe”, organised by the University of Brescia Session: “Food security and urban food provisioning in Europe: the TRANSMANGO and the SUPURBFOOD projects”

Roberta Sonnino Jul 15 Brescia, Italy First International Summer School on Food Safety and Security: A Multi-level Educational perspective Guest lecture: “Framing Food Security: Competing Paradigms”

Tessa Avermaete 30 Jun – 3 Jul 15 Leeds, UK 11th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics Presented: “Frames on food and nutrition security: media analyses in Flanders, Italy and UK”
Coauthored with: Stefano Grando, Ana Morgues-Faus, Gianluca Brunori, Natalia Brzezina, Luca Colombo, Terry Marsden, Maryam Rahmanian, Roberta Sonnino, Erik Mathijs

Natalia Brzezina 31 Jun – 3 Jul 15 Leeds, UK 11th Biennial Conference of the European Society for Ecological Economics Poster: “Conceptual framework for assessing vulnerability of the European food system to shocks and stresses”

Erik Mathijs 19 Jun 15 Milan, Italy DG AGRI research workshop “Towards a long-term strategy for European agricultural research and innovation by 2020 and beyond” organised by the European Commission at World EXPO 2015 Key note speaker

Joost Vervoort 15-16 Jun 15 Paris, France Games 4 Change Europe Presentation on TRANSMANGO research and announced the game jam

Joost Vervoort 20-22 May 15 The Hague, Netherlands kickoff meeting of H2020 SUSFANS Presentation: the TRANSMANGO project

Stefano Grando 28 Apr 15 Urbino, Italy Conference “Sustainable agriculture and food. Firms, consumers and institutions’ choices” organised by the University of Urbino Presentation: “Agro-food chains sustainability in the Italian and European public debate”

Erik Mathijs 31 Mar 15 Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium in the framework of the Doctor Honoris Causa scientific symposium in honour of Prof. Miguel Altieri and Prof. Oliver Chadwick, New paradigms for food security and natural resources Presentation entitled “Resilient transition pathways to tackle food system vulnerabilities”

Terry Marsden 30 Mar 15 London, UK ESRC Seminar Food and Corporations held at City University London Presentation: “Corporate Food Governance, Financialisation and the Reproduction of Food Security Vulnerabilities”.
Coauthored with Ana Moragues Faus and Roberta Sonnino

Ana Moragues Faus Mar 15 Sao Paulo, Brazil workshop “Water as the Frontier of Agribusiness: Politico-Ecological and Socio-Economic Connections from Farms to Global Markets” organised in Sao Paulo and financed by ERSC under the Newton Fund Presentation

Ana Moragues Faus 5 Mar 15 Cardiff, UK Debate SUSTAINABILITY FOCUS 2015: The Future of our Food – What needs to be on the Menu? Panel member.

Erik Mathijs. 10-11 Feb 15 Brussels, Belgium. Debate on Ingredients of an Agro-Ecological and Social Transformation during a civil society gathering and conference hosted by the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). Panel member.

Ana Moragues Faus 19 Nov 2014 Cardiff. UK. ESRC seminar series. The Future of Our Food: Sustainable Places for Food Security – Critical Reflections and International Comparisons Presentation: “Vulnerabilities affecting Food and Nutrition Security outcomes: A perspective from the UK media”

Ana Moragues Faus 27-29 Nov 14. Zaragoza Spain. First International Conference on the Social and Solidarity Economy Presentation: “municipal food strategies”

Tessa Avermaete 8-9 Sept 14 Oxford, UK Conference of World Public Health and Nutrition Association (WPHNA): Building Healthy Global Food Systems: A New Imperative for Public Health Poster: “Perception of Food and Nutrition Security in Flanders”
Coauthored with: Natalia Brzezina, Erik Mathijs.

Natalia Brzezina 8-9 Sept 14 Oxford, UK Conference of World Public Health and Nutrition Association (WPHNA): Building Healthy Global Food Systems: A New Imperative for Public Health Poster: “Awareness of Phosphorus Sustainability Threats in the EU”
Coauthored with: Tessa Avermaete, Erik Mathijs

Ana Moragues Faus.  9-10 Sept 14. Nottingham, UK. International Conference on Vertical Farming and Urban Agriculture Presentation: “Co-producing urban food strategies: The rise of cities as food policy actors”

Bridin Carroll. 22 June – 6 July 14 Dublin. Ireland International Comparative Rural Policies Studies Summer Institute which was hosted by University College Dublin, Teagasc and the National University of Ireland Galway. Presentation in a session entitled Food Security and Food Waste. The presentation focused on where food waste emerged as an issue in the national media analysis reports.

Roberta Sonnino. June 14 2014. Montpellier France. Seminar on Transitions for Global Food Security, organised by INRA and CIRAD. opening keynote speaker on “Global Food Security: Tracing the Contours of a New Research Agenda”

Joost Vervoort 12-16 May 14 Fortaleza Brazil Adaptation Futures Presentation: ‘‘Challenges to scenario-guided food systems under climate change”

Joost Vervoort 5-8 May 14 Montpellier France Resilience 2014 Presentataion: “Adaptable scope: scenarios to guide diverse decision pathways in multi-level, multi-actor social-ecological systems”

Roberta Sonnino. 5-6 May 14. Graz, Austria. The Critical Issues in Science and Technology Studies International Conference opening keynote speaker on “The New Geography of Food Security: Exploring the Potential of Urban Food Strategies”

National conferences and workshops

Finland

Ville Tikka gave a presentation at the Annual Westermarck Society conference, Sosiologipäivät, which was hosted by the Department of Social Sciences and Philosophy at the University of Jyväskylä between 17.–18.3.2016. The presentation was part of a workshop entitled Living with material surplus (Aineellisen ylijäämän kanssa eläminen), coordinated by Jarno Valkonen from the University of Lapland. The presentation was titled From garbage to alms: problematizing the coupling of charity food aid and food waste (Jätteestä almuiksi: ruoka-avun ja ruokahävikin yhdistämisen ongelmasta). http://westermarck.fi/sosiologipaivat/in-english/

Italy

Francesca Galli, Sabrina Arcuri, Gianluca Brunori, “The practices of food assistance: a case study on Tuscany, Italy” XXIV Convegno SIEA, “Paesaggi Agroalimentari e sviluppo rurale”, Alghero, 6-8 Giugno 2016.

Francesca Galli, Aniek Hebinck, Sabrina Arcuri, Gianluca Brunori, Bridin Carrol, Deirde O Connor, Henk Oostindie. The food poverty challenge: comparing food assistance across EU countries. A Transformative Social Innovation perspective. Sidea annual congress “The future of agriculture between globalization and local markets. San Michele all’Adige e Bolzano dal 22 al 24 Settembre 2016.

Sabrina Arcuri, Francesca Galli, Gianluca Brunori “ Insights on food assistance provision in High Income Countries: a systematic literature review” Modelli di welfare e modelli di capitalismo. Le sfide per lo sviluppo socio-economico in Italia e in Europa, IX Conferenza ESPAnet Italia, Macerata (MC), 22-24 settembre 2016 (accepted abstract).

Roberta Sonnino 15 October, 2015 Milan, Italy Signing Ceremony of the Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Closing keynote speaker

Luca Colombo 18t June 15 Rome, Italy “A tabola tavola can con Malthus: nutrire el il mondo è facile?” debate organised in Rome by the Italian Ministry of Economic Development Panel member with a presentation titled “Il cibo Exposto a vulnerabilità”.

Latvia

Grivins, M. (2016). Transmango project and reflections on food waste issues in Latvia. 16th of September, 2016. Riga. More information regarding the workshop can be found here: http://norden.lv/en/news/workshop-on-food-waste-management-in-municipalities-and-schools/

Grivins, M., Kunda, I. (2016). „Reconciliation of priorities: the contention of governance fields regulating school food procurement”, 74th conference of University of Latvia. Section “Social sciences”. “Jaunākie socioloģiskie pētījumi Latvijā”, 2016, 12th of February

Grīvinš, M. (2016). “Skolēnu ēdināšanas sistēma Latvijā: kādus ceļus iet?”.  (School catering in Latvia:  pathways for future). A presentation given to Latvian Rural Advisory and Training Centre consultants.

Spain

Ana Moragues Faus 28th of November 2016 Bilbao, Spain Consejos Alimentarios. Panorama de la diversidad de estructuras y Mecanismos de funcionamiento. Avances En La Aplicación Del Pacto De Milán Por La Gobernanza Alimentaria Urbana Bilbao

Ana Moragues Faus 15-17th of November 2016 San Sebastian, Spain Políticas alimentarias urbanas y su relación con la agenda campesina. Feeding public policies: local public policies for food sovereignty. International seminar. Organised by EHNE-Bizkaia, Bizilur and EHESK, together with support from Hands on the Land alliance partners TNI, FIAN and European Coordination Via Campesina;

Ana Moragues Faus 3rd of November 2016 Valencia, Spain Consells alimentaris at Cap a la implementació d’un Consell Alimentari per a la Ciutat de València.

Ana Moragues Faus 15-17  September 2016. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain Definiendo políticas alimentarias locales X Encuentro Cívico Alimentario

Ana Moragues Faus 27th of October 2016 Barcelona, Spain Presentació de la Guia per la creació de Consells Alimentaris Polítiques Alimentàries: Del Full De Ruta A La Creació D’un Consell Alimentari A Barcelona Organised by Llaurant Barcelona, l’Ajuntament de Barcelona, la Fundació GRAIN i la Revista Soberanía Alimentaria, Biodiversidad y Culturas.

Cerrada-Serra Pedro. 30th of June 2016 Valencia, Spain Poster presentation: Participatory scenarios analysis for decision-making on food challenges: the role of peri-urban agriculture initiatives in the Huerta of Valencia (in Spanish). II PhD students meeting Universitat Politècnica de València (UPV)

Ana Moragues Faus 2-3 Oct 14 Amaraio, Spain Alimentación y consumo: herramientas para el cambio social, organised by EHNE Bizkaia Presentation: Urban food strategies

Ana Moragues Faus 30 October 2015 Barcelona, Spain. Cap a un Consell Alimentari Municipal a la ciutat de Barcelona Organitzen Revista Soberanía alimentaria, Biodiversidad y Cultura; Grain y Ajuntament de Barcelona. Diálogo sobre estrategias alimentarias locales a través de los Consejos Alimentarios Locales.

A report, “Nuevas iniciativas de agricultura periurbana” [New initiatives of peri-urban agriculture] after the Valencia participatory scenarios workshops was prepared and disseminated in both a reduced and a complete full version, to more than 30 people from different backgrounds related to Valencian peri-urban agriculture, i.e.  Producers & processors: small, local, in general directly linked to consumers through SFSC; Civil society organizations working for agroecology, food sovereignty, sustainable food systems…; Consumers: Responsible Consumer Groups (CSA) and parent-student association promoting organic & local food in school canteens; Different Administration levels (local and regional) working to boost sustainable agriculture and food systems; University professors and experts interested in sustainable agriculture related issues, Participatory Action Research…Talleres participativos_nuevas iniciativas de agricultura periurbana

Belgium

Tjitske Anna Zwart. 8/12/2016. Opwijk, Belgium. Scenario workshops for children

Tjitske Anna Zwart and Tessa Avermaete. 24/28.10.2016. Leuven, Belgium. Scenario workshops for children during the science week

Tjitske Anna Zwart. 27.06.2016. Ghent, Belgium. Presentation on Niche-regime interacties in de landbouw- en voedselsector, at TRADO 2016.

Natalia Brzezina 29 Apr 15 Brussels, Belgium Belgian Association of Agricultural Economists 16th PhD Symposium on Agriculture and Natural Resource Economics Presentation: “Designing systems based policy evaluation tools: The case of the EU’s Organic Farming legislation”

Tanzania

Joost Vervoort, Robert Mhamba 13 March 2016 Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania Workshop – Future of Food in Dar Es Salaam (TRANSMANGO researchers co-organized the entire event) Workshop – Future of Food in Dar Es Salaam

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