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Promoting biodiversity values of small forest patches in agricultural landscapes: Ecological drivers and social demand
(Science of The Total Environment, 2017-11-23)
Small forest patches embedded in agricultural (and peri-urban) landscapes in Western Europe play a key role for biodiversity conservation with a recognized capacity of delivering a wide suite of ecosystem ...
Moving ahead from food-related behaviours: an alternative approach to understand household food waste generation
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2017-10-27)
Food waste prevention is a hot topic on the policy agenda. According to available data, urgent measures need to be undertaken to significantly reduce the current generation of food waste. However, it ...
Corporate Sustainable Development. Revisiting the Relationship between Corporate Social Responsibility Dimensions
(Sustainable Development, 2017-10-30)
With rising stakeholder concerns over sustainable development, corporate social responsibility (CSR) has become key for the business community, moving the business model beyond financial performance to ...
Can innovations in traditional pork products help thriving EU untapped pig breeds? A non-hypothetical discrete choice experiment with hedonic evaluation
(Meat Science, 2019-04-11)
The EU is supporting measures that stimulate enhanced value-added products in order to conserve local and threatened livestock breeds. Several Traditional Pork Products (TPP) and Innovative Traditional ...
Price transmission dynamics for quality‐certified food products: A comparison between conventional and organic fluid milk in Italy
Despite the vast number of works investigating price transmission (PT) processes in diverse agrifood markets, very little has been said about quality‐differentiated products. In this paper, we compare ...
Effectiveness of a carbon tax to promote a climate-friendly food consumption
(Food Policy, 2018-08-18)
Zonal travel cost approaches to assess recreational wild mushroom picking value: Trade-offs between online and onsite data collection strategies
(Forest Policy and Economics, 2019-03-04)
Mushroom picking is a growing recreational activity in Europe. Since the institutional environment moves towards regulating mycological resources, estimating the value of this ecosystem service becomes ...
Livelihood strategies of cacao producers in Ecuador: Effects of national policies to support cacao farmers and specialty cacao landraces
(Journal of Rural Studies, 2018-08-09)
This study identifies the livelihood strategies pursued by small cacao farmers in the Guayas coastal region inEcuador, where two distinct cacao varieties are grown: thefineflavor variety, Cacao Nacional ...
Beyond scientific contribution: Assessment of the societal impact of research and innovation to build a sustainable agri-food sector
(Journal of Environmental Management, 2020-03-26)
Due to the climate change and increased attention toward environmental management issues, the agri-food sector has been extensively relying on research, development, and innovation (RDi) to transform ...
Valuing social sustainability in agriculture: An approach based on social outputs' shadow prices
(Journal of Cleaner Production, 2018-08-24)
Interest in sustainability has gained ground among practitioners, academics and policy-makers due to growing stakeholders' awareness of environmental and social concerns. This is particularly true for ...