Vertical integration: farming systems in the food chain

This workshop was convened by Francois Casabianca (France) and Karel de Greef (The Netherlands).

F. Casabianca and K. de Greef. Vertical integration: farming systems in the food chain, pp. 193-197.

Paper presentations

K. de Greef, I. Maathuis and F. Casabianca. Diversification of the Dutch pork chain - Initiatives to meet threats from market and society, pp.  199-210.

M. Schermer. The decline of farmers' direct marketing in Austria: Consequences and counter-strategies, pp. 211-220.

R. Baum, B. Peplinski and K. Wajszczuk. The effects of vertical integration on profitability of pig production - The Polish experience, pp. 221-229.

D.S. Wilsey and P.E. Hildebrand. Quality and supply chain integration in natural resource production systems: A first step towards eco-labeling? pp. 231-241.

M. Schönhart, M. Penker and E. Schmid. Sustainable local food production and consumption - Challenges for implementation and research, pp. 243-253.

R. El Balaa and M. Marie. Sustainability of the Lebanese small ruminant dairy products supply chain, pp.255-265.

A. Vuylsteke, A. Simoncini and G. van Huylenbroeck. Farmers' search for sustainable chain alliances to market quality food products, pp. 267-276.

P. Djamen, J. Lossouarn, M. Havard, Hassana, R. Bouba and C. Tiékwa. Higher insertion in marketing and vulnerability of cattle farms in North Cameroon, pp. 277-287.

L. Bérard, F. Casabianca, R. Bouche, M.C. Montel, P. Marchenay and C. Agabriel. Salers PDO cheese: The diversity and paradox of local knowledge, pp. 289-297.

M. Commandeur, F. Casabianca and R. Le Guen. Farming styles and cooperatives disputes of swine farmers under economic pressure in southern France, pp. 299-308.

R. Bouche and P. Moity-Maizi. Technique, ecology and culture: The territorial anchorage of Corsican cheese-producers' knowledge, pp. 309-320.


Poster presentations

O. Kolawole. An examination of technical efficiency of farmers under different multi-cropping systems in Nigeria, pp. 321-322.

J. Niba and V. Ingram. Market access for Cameroon honey: Challenges and opportunities for Cameroon honey to access European markets, pp. 323-324.

T. Koehnen. What are the lessons to learn from a dynamic rural actor to empower farming system food chain start-ups? pp. 325-326.

V. Thénard, F. Carrière, G. Martin and M. Duru. Dairy farming styles adopting technical changes for new PDO specifications, pp. 327-329.

S. Schefer, C. Hérault-Fournier and B. Lassaut. What characterize and differentiate alternative food production systems and chain, pp. 331-333.

A. Lauvie, A. Audiot, F. Casabianca, H. Brives and E. Verrier. The Blanc de l'Ouest pig breed conservation: Being a 'good pupil' of genetic management is not enough, pp. 335-337.