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Symposium introduction - ethics and sustainable agri-food governance: appraisal and new directions
This Symposium contributes to a theoretical and methodological discussion on the role of ethics and responsibility in the governance of agri-food systems, as drivers for transitions towards sustainability. The papers in ...
‘The right thing to do’: ethical motives in the interpretation of social sustainability in the UK’s conventional food supply
This paper explores the role of ethics and responsibility as drivers of a transition to a more sustainable agri-food system, by drawing on an investigation of the governance of social sustainability in the UK’s conventional ...
Characterisation framework of key policy, regulatory and governance dynamics and impacts upon European food value chains: Fairer trading practices, food integrity, and sustainability collaborations. : VALUMICS project “Understanding Food Value Chains and Network Dynamics” funded by EU Horizon 2020 G.A. No 727243. Deliverable D3.3
Addressing policy challenges for more sustainable local-global food chains : policy frameworks and possible food ‘futures’
The article considers how policy can address the local–global within a wider commitment to food sustainability and draws on research conducted for the EU-funded GLAMUR project (Global and local food assessment: a ...
Balancing competing policy demands : the case of sustainable public sector food procurement
A focus on market-based green growth strategies to pursue sustainability goals neglects the pursuit of understanding how human health is interwoven with the health of eco-systems to deliver sustainability goals. The article ...
The dynamics of the contemporary governance of the world's food supply and the challenges of policy redirection
This paper identifies the governance dynamics and the international policy architecture that frame contemporary policy actions in relation to the food supply and elaborates on key governance tensions that policy makers ...
SENSE-project: : environmental assessment for the fruit juice industry (III)
The SENSE research project proposes a set of Key Environmental Performance Indicators (KEPI) to measure the environmental impact of the fruit juice production. The Blueprint Roadmap summarizes the policy context for the ...
Social Impacts and life cycle assessment : proposals for methodological development for SMEs in the European food and drink sector
Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) account for 99 % of companies operating in the European food and drink industry and, often, are part of highly fragmented and complex food chains. The article focuses on the development ...