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Farming systems: facing uncertainties and enhancing opportunities

01 - 05 July, 2018 | Chania, Crete, Greece | Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Chania (CIHEAM - MAICh)

Proceedings - Theme 3

Theme 3: Integrating science, technology, policy and practice

Lead convenor    Julie Ingram

Co-convenors     Andrea Knierim, David Gibbon, Eelke Wielinga, Michael Kuegler, Thomas Aenis

Session 3.1          Co-production approaches I

Session 3.2          Co-production approaches II

Session 3.3          Management approaches for resilient and sustainable farming & Strategies and methods for managing and monitoring farm resources

Session 3.4          Transdisciplinary methodologies and assessment frameworks

Session 3.5          Panel session: How to capture benefits and interactivity in multi-actor innovation processes

 


Session 3.1          Co-production approaches I

Integrating social science and agricultural practice through serious gaming – perspectives on benefits and challenges

Therese Asplund, Tina-Simone Neset, Janina Käyhkö, Lotten Wiréhn, Sirkku Juhola

Participatory socio-economic scenario development for land use change: a methodological approach

Rike Stotten, Markus Schermer, Ulrich Strasser, Gertraud Meißl, Thomas Marke, Kristian Förster, Herbert Formayer

The potential of digital platforms to facilitate the diffusion of diversification strategies in agriculture

Emilia Schmitt, Seraina Schwab, Fabienne Vukotic, Isabel Jaisli

Facilitating the collaboration of practitioner and scientific knowledge: experiences from an Australian action research intervention

Jana-Axinja Paschen, Jim Shovelton, Andrea Evers, Carole Hollier, Ruth Nettle, Margaret Ayre, Barbara King, Nicole Reichelt

 


Session 3.2          Co-production approaches II

Using a co-innovation approach to accelerate the development of dairy sheep enterprises in New Zealand

David Stevens, Linda Samuelsson, Sue McCoard, Li Day, Wayne Young, Natalie Bartlett, William Konui, Peter Gatley, Nick Hammond, Thomas MacDonald, Miles King, Jazz Hewittson

Agricultural knowledge and systems in Basilicata, southern Italy: key actors and implementation of dialogue

Maria Assunta D’Oronzio, Giuseppina Costantini

Evaluating interactive innovation processes: towards a developmental-oriented analytical framework

Simona Cristiano, Patrizia Proietti

The implementation of vine varieties testing in Languedoc: a watershed in the production of knowledge?

Sophie Tabouret

 


Session 3.3          Management approaches for resilient and sustainable farming & Strategies and methods for managing and monitoring farm resources

Individual preferences and public incentives: What agro-environmental scheme for grassland restoration by farmers? The case if the Normandy region in France

Marie Asma Ben Othmen

Making smallholder farming systems in Nigeria sustainable and climate smart

Oreoluwa Akano, Sinah Modirwa, Azeez Yusuf, Oladimeji Oladele

Understanding and changing farming and food & fiber systems. The organic cotton case in Mali and West Africa

Gian L. Nicolay

A transferable strategy to reduce competition for food and feed production in the establishment of agroforestry systems for energy production

Rico Hübner, Andrea Winterling

Researchers, advisors and growers working together to design monitoring methods for functional agro-biodiversity

Aurélie Cardona, Servane Penvern, Marc Tchamitchian

 


Session 3.4          Transdisciplinary methodologies and assessment frameworks

How to train transdisciplinary competences? Insights from a lecture on “System Analysis and Scenario Technique”

Valentin Fiala, Bernhard Freyer, Milena Klimek, Alexandre Fahringer

Post-normal science in practice: a method proposal and its application to agricultural water management

Sandrine Allain, Gaël Plumecocq, Delphine Leenhardt

Integrating sustainability at the front end of system innovations in agriculture using a triple-helix approach

Katharina Diehl, Bettina König

Assessing the impact of the Standing Committee on Agricultural Research (SCAR). A tentative assessment framework

Stefano Grando, Simona Cristiano, Serenella Puliga, Annalisa Zezza

A systems approach to explore transformative socio-technical innovations

Marianne Hubeau, Jonas Van Lancker, Fleur Marchand

 


Session 3.5          Panel session: How to capture benefits and interactivity in multi-actor innovation processes

Chair Simona Cristiano & Patrizia Proietti

Panelists Virgilio Buscemi, Boelie Elzen, Boru Douthwaite, Inge Van Oost