WS1: Learning, collective action and empowerment for rural reorganisation

This workshop was convened by: Patrick Steyaert (France), Egon Noe (Denmark) and Marc Paine (Australia).

P. Teyaert, E. Noe and M. Paine. Setting the scene, pp. 1-2.


Paper presentations

B. Triomphe, E. Sabourin, H. Hocdé, E. Scopel, M.N. de Loiveira, J.H.V. Xavier, F.A.M. da Silva and S.C.R. de Almeida. Participatory cropping and farming system design among multiple stakeholders to contribute to sustainable agricultural production, pp. 3-12.

H. Holster, L. Klerkx and B. Elzen. Stimulating entrepreneurship - The impact of a new way of organizing dairy farmers, pp. 13-22.

M. Schut. Mobilization of knowledge in competing claims context. A research proposal for studying: "Space for change in complex societal negotiation processes over natural resources", pp. 23-34.

S. Kenny and M. Paine. When worlds collide: Managing farming systems projects through conflicting worldviews, pp. 35-43.

M.A. Pereira-Querol and L. Seppänen. Learning as changes in activity systems: The emergence of on-farm biogas production for carbon-credits, pp. 45-54.

M. Paine and R. Nettle. Collaboration in action: The Dairy Moving Forward response to drought, pp. 55-61.

R. Ducrot. Natural resources governance scales and social learning approaches in peri-urban areas: Contribution experience in Bolivia and Brazil, pp. 63-73.

E. Chia, B. Barlet, M.T. Eyango, V. Pouomogne and O. Mikolasek. Co-construction of a local fish culture system: Case study in Western Cameroon, pp. 75-85.

B. Bos, P.G. Koerkmap, J. Gosselink and S. Bokma. Reflexive Interactive Design and its application in a project on sustainable dairy husbandry systems, pp. 87-99.

M.-A. Magne and M Cerf. How information becomes a resource to act in an uncertain and complex world: Sense making and contingency in the knowing process, pp. 101-111.

P. Moity-Maizi and R. Bouche. Researchers and collective know-how: Looking at knowledge production through a lens, pp. 113-124.


Poster presentations

L. Bekkari. Collective action and learning processes for managing irrigation systems in rural areas under peasant management: A case study from Medium Atlas, Morocco, pp. 125-126.

M. Napoleone, J. Lasseur and M. Etienne. Devices based on models to accompany stakeholders in enhancing collective learning and action on livestock farming systems, pp. 127-129.

O. Roque and V. Miéville-Ott. Supporting actors' networks for agricultural development: The experience of a regional meat chain based on Hérens cattle (Valais, Switzerland), pp. 131-133.

A. Constanzo, P. Barbieri and A. Meschinelli. Short-term solutions to improve land productivity - An action-research experience in the village of Saméné (Ségou region), Mali, pp. 135-136.

V. Souchère, L. Millair, J. Echeverria, F. Bousquet, C. Le Page and M. Etienne. Companion modelling approach for participatory land management: The case of erosive runoff in Upper Normandy, pp. 137-139.

M.P. O'Kane, M. Paine and B. King. Thoughts on reflexive learning strategies: Structural decision-making in forage management innovation, pp. 141-142.

A. Crawford and M. Paine. Of droughts and flooding rains... building regiona resilience through collaboration, pp. 143-144.

E. Vall, E. Chia, N. Andrieu and I. Bayala. Role of partnership and experimentation for the co-design of sustainable innovations: The case of farming systems of the West of Burkina Faso, pp. 145-147.

M. Galli, E. Balducci, M. Debolini, E. Marraccini, D. Rizzo and E. Bonari. Defining scenarios for local agricultural systems development through participatory approaches: A case study in the Provimce of Grosseto (Tuscany, Italy), pp. 149-151.

W. Quaye. Tailoring food science and technology to local network needs, a tool to enhance food sovereignty - A case study of local cowpea food network, pp. 153-155.

F. Rives, N. Sibelet and P. Montagne. Study of social perceptions to reconcile international concerns and local needs, pp. 157-159.

W.-L. Bartels. Planning sustainable futures in the Brazilian Amazons: Opportunities for social learning among farmers and institutions in Proambiente, pp. 161-163.

S. Mathé, H. Rey-Valette and E. Chia. Exploration partnership for the implementation of sustainable development in aquaculture, pp. 165-166.

H. Gross, N. Girard and D. Magda. Building shared knowledge at the frontier between pastoral and environmental management, pp. 167-169.

J. Labatut, N. Girard, J.-M. Astruc, B. Bibé and E. Boisseau. From individual practices to cooperation modes in a collective breeding organisation: The case of local sheep breed managaement in Western-Pyrenees, pp. 171-173.

C. Monteil, C. Simon, S. Ladet, D. Sheeren, G. Balent, M. Etienne and A. Gibon. Participatory modelling of social and ecological dynamics in the reforestation of mountain landscapes, pp. 175-176.

J.-P. Choisis, C. Thévenet, J. Gout, S. Ladet, D. Sheeren and A. Gibon. Assessment of agricultural land-use change for helping sustainable land management and landscape development, pp. 177-179.

M. Bayot, J.-C. Mouret, B. Nougaredes, R. Hammond. The ORPESA project: A participative approach combining different knowledge types for organic rice production in the Camargue, pp. 181-183.

P. Strassart and D. Stilmant. The "emergence of a new public" in biodiversity management, pp. 185-186.

C. Stoate. Combining science and community involvement for public and private benefits from catchment management in lowland England, pp. 187-188.

H. Brives, B. Roche and P. Steyaert. Breeders and scientists towards the Maraichine breed, pp. 189-191.