Repository of papers presented at previous European IFSA Symposia

Here you find the papers presented at previous European IFSA Symposia. We aim at making these papers available to the wider public and to inspire contributions to the upcoming European IFSA Symposia.

You can either browse through the proceedings of the symposia, where the contributions are grouped per workshops and listed as in the printed proceedings. Or you can use the search tool to look for a specific author, topic or key word (see the search field in the upper right corner of the screen)

We have included as many papers presented at previous European IFSA Symposium as we could. Unfortunately we could not reach all the authors individually. If, for any reason, you want your paper to be removed from the Website, please send an email to: ika.darnhofer<a> and we will remove the paper right away.

Overview of the proceedings of European IFSA Symposia

Dent, J.B. and M.J. McGregor (Eds.) (1994). Rural and farming systems analysis: European perspectives. Wallingford: CABI, 384 pp. (1st Symposium)

Doppler, W. and J. Calatrava (Eds.) (2000). Technical and social systems approaches for sustainable rural development. Weikersheim: Markgraf, 396 pp. (2nd Symposium)

Doppler, W. and A. Koutsouris (Eds.) (1999). Rural and farming systems analyses - Environmental perspectives. Weikersheim: Markgraf, 394 pp. (3rd Symposium)

Koutsouris, A. and L. Omodei Zorini (Eds.) (2004). European farming and rural systems research and extension into the next millenium: Environmental, agricultural and socio-economic issues. Athens: Papazisis Publishing, 628 pp. (4th Symposium)

Cristovao, A. and L. Omodei Zorini (Eds.) (2003). Farming and rural systems research and extension - Local identities and globalisation. Firenze: ARSIA, 798 pp. (5th Symposium)

Cristovao, A. (Ed.) (2004). European farming and society in search of a new social contract - Learning to manage change. Vila Real: UTAD, 428 pp. (6th Symposium)

Langeveld, H. and N. Röling (Eds.) (2006). Changing European farming systems for a better future - New visions for rural areas. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, 479 pp. (7th Symposium)

Dedieu, B. and S. Zasser-Bedoya (Eds.) (2008). Empowerment of the rural actors - A renewal of farming systems perspectives. Clermont Ferrand: INRA SAD, 951 pp. (8th Symposium)

Darnhofer, I. and  M. Grötzer (Eds.) (2010). Building sustainable rural futures. The added value of systems approaches in times of change and uncertainty. Vienna: BOKU University, 2256 pp. (9th Symposium)

Noe, E., C. Kjeldsen, H. Alroe, J. Christensen, and N. Sriskandarajah (eds.) (2012). Producing and reproducing farming systems. New modes of organisation for sustainable food systems of tomorrow. Aarhus University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (10th Symposium)

Aenis, T., A. Knierim, M.-C. Riecher, R. Ridder, H. Schobert, and Holger Fischer (eds.) (2016a). Farming systems facing global challenges: Capacities and strategies. Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) and Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Volume 1: 952pp; Volume 2: 1134 pp. (11th Symposium)