23 11, 2018

Extending Strength2Food Impact to Primary School Parents

2019-05-26T23:16:30+02:0023.11.2018.|News|

As part of Strength2Food, EUTA are working with 29 primary schools in Serbia to improve the quality of their school meals. Currently they are interacting with parents’ councils (a parent of a child representing every class in the school that meets to discuss issues with the school). During the latest visit to Serbia by Richard [...]

11 10, 2018

Meet the Researcher – Marina Tomić Maksan

2019-05-26T23:16:33+02:0011.10.2018.|News|

Marina Tomić Maksan is a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Agricultural Marketing, University of Zagreb Faculty of Agriculture. As part of Strength2Food, Marina is currently working on assessing the economic, social and environmental impacts of two Croatian geographical indications – (Olive oil and Dalmatian prosciutto). Marina’s academic background is in food consumer behaviour and [...]

7 09, 2018

3rd Interim Meeting and the 164th EAAE Conference, Crete

2019-05-26T23:16:34+02:0007.09.2018.|News|

The 3rd S2F Interim Meeting took place in Chania, Crete, on 5th September 2018, and was hosted by the Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania and organised in collaboration with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTH). The event was organised in conjunction to the 164th European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE) Seminar “Preserving Ecosystem Services [...]

16 08, 2018

Strength2Food Goes to Washington

2019-05-26T23:16:35+02:0016.08.2018.|News|

What leads consumers to trust the EU’s organic label? That was the focus of a presentation by Ching-hua Yeh, from Universität Bonn, at last week’s Agricultural & Applied Economics Association (AAEA) annual meeting in Washington D.C. Dr. Yeh revealed that consumers’ trust of the EU’s organic label depends on trust in the EU generally [...]

2 08, 2018

Strength2Food at the ICAE, Vancouver

2019-05-26T23:16:36+02:0002.08.2018.|News|

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, [...]

11 07, 2018

Reducing food waste from school meals in Italy

2019-05-26T23:16:41+02:0011.07.2018.|News|

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

2019-05-26T23:16:43+02:0030.06.2018.|News|

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

2019-05-26T23:16:44+02:0020.06.2018.|News|

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 [...]