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2 08, 2018

Strength2Food at the ICAE, Vancouver


Professor Monika Hartmann organised a special session at the 30th International Conference of the Agricultural Economists (28th July to 2nd August) to showcase Strength2Food work on the effects of Geographical Indications (GIs). The session included papers on the effects of GIs on: trade (Curzi, Raimondi, Falco and Olper), farm incomes and their stability (Arfini, [...]

17 07, 2018

The tradition and future of the farmers’ market in Płońsk, Poland

2019-05-26T23:16:39+02:0017.07.2018.|Hybrid forums|

Strength2Food held its first Polish hybrid forum on Saturday, 17 July 2018. The meeting took place in Płońsk, a town in Mazovia region, located 70 km from Warsaw. The discussion focused on the tradition and future of the farmers’ market in Płońsk. With more than half a century of tradition, the local farmers’ market takes [...]

11 07, 2018

Reducing food waste from school meals in Italy


While much effort goes into planning school meals to meet nutritional guidelines, this can be wasted if children reject what is on offer. This was the subject of a seminar led by Beatrice Biasini, from the University of Parma (Italy), who is currently visiting Newcastle University. Together with her Italian colleagues (Dr. Alice Rosi [...]

30 06, 2018

Strength2Food visits Copenhagen to talk about short food supply chains


The third International Conference of the Sustainable Consumption Research and Action Initiative (SCORAI) was held in Copenhagen in June 27–30 2018. The SCORAI initiative is a global network of researchers aiming for innovative research in the area of sustainable consumption, while also bridging academic research with mainstream thinking and policy making. The conference in Copenhagen [...]

20 06, 2018

Strength2Food flies to Australia to talk about GIs


Image credit: ANU Centre for European Studies Strenght2Food landed in Canberra, Australia on June to join a three-day event on geographical indications (GIs) led by the Australian National University Centre for European Studies (ANUCES). The workshop was part of the wider Jean Monnet project ‘Understanding Geographical Indications’ which seeks to identify GIs-relevant policies and [...]

4 06, 2018

Recap of the recent Hybrid Forum in Belgrade

2019-05-26T23:16:45+02:0004.06.2018.|Hybrid forums, News|

On June 4th, Strength2Food held its Hybrid Forum (HF) in Belgrade, Serbia in one of the schools taking part in the project’s WP9 school meals pilot scheme. Coordinated with the help of the school’s director Jole Bulatović, the event took place from 15:30 until 20:00, which meant that a few curious children were milling around [...]

1 06, 2018

Fivizzano-Hybrid Forum: “Agriculture and Food: which recipes help fight against the depopulation of the MaB-UNESCO (Man and Biosphere Reserve) Appennino Tosco Emiliano”

2019-05-26T23:16:45+02:0001.06.2018.|Hybrid forums, News|

On June 1st, at the San Giovanni Museum in Fivizzano (MS), during the 17th edition of the "Sapori" event, a "hybrid" forum of experts and non-experts gathered around a table to discuss and suggest solutions to help fight against the depopulation of the area of the MaB-UNESCO (Man and Biosphere Reserve) Appennino Tosco Emiliano [...]

1 06, 2018

Local Foods Research with Grocery Retailer KONZUM


Strength2Food researchers have been working with grocery retailer KONZUM to trial in store strategies to increase sales of local fruits and vegetables. Dubravka Sinčić Ćorić from Zagreb University presented the results at the 47th Annual European Marketing Academy (EMAC) conference. The Department of Marketing, Strathclyde Business School (Glasgow), hosted this year’s conference, which took place [...]

11 05, 2018

3rd Annual Meeting Rome, Italy


For Strength2Food researchers all roads led to Rome, as Coldiretti hosted the project’s 3rd Annual Meeting on 10-11 May 2018. Prior to the annual meeting, FAO hosted a workshop on the sustainability of Geographical Indications at its headquarters, organised in collaboration with Strength2Food (S2F). The workshop welcomed numerous GI experts and practitioners, FAO delegates, [...]

3 04, 2018

Students to join the Strength2Food project in Serbia


Following the selection of primary schools for the school meal pilot scheme, location has proven it difficult for project partners to regularly keep in touch, given the large number of schools involved in the scheme. However with the help of Professor Dušan Petrić, a colleague from the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Novi [...]