Adaptive farming systems

This workshop was convened by Ika Darnhofer (Austria), Stéphane Bellon (France), Benoit Dedieu (France) and Rebecka Milestad (Sweden).

I. Darnhofer, S. Bellon, B. Dedieu and R. Milestad. Adaptive farming systems - A position paper, pp. 339-351.

Paper presentations

P.E. Hildebrand and D. Wilsey. Understanding farmer decision making in the face of rapid change in Columbia and Suwannee counties, Florida, pp. 353-360.

R. Milestad and J. Björklund. Strengthening the adaptive capacity of rural communities: Multifunctional farms and village action groups, pp. 361-371.

H. Cox, P. de Voil and D. Rodriguez. Tools to manage climate risk in cropping (Australia), pp.373-383.

L. Astigarraga, E. Chia and S. Ingrand. Production flexibility in extensive beef farming systems in the Limousin region, pp. 385-392.

S. Cournut, N. Hostiou and J.-Y. Pailleux. Adaptation of work arrangements on dairy farms in France, pp. 393-402.

A. Toillier and S. Lardon. From forest-clearers to environmental managers: Farmers' adaptation capacities in the eastern rainforest of Madagascar, pp. 403-412.

S. Kummer, F. Leitgeb and C.R. Vogl. Changes as triggers and as results of farmers' experiments: Examples of organic farmers in Austria, pp. 413-422.

N. Cialdella, L. Dobremez and S. Madelrieux. Livestock farming systems in urban mountain: Differentiated paths to remain in time, pp. 423-433.

R. Baumont, M. Jouven, N. Deux and A. Farruggia. How can farms with beef cattle systems based on permanent pasture cope with extreme climatic years? Results of a study using the whole-farm simulator SEBIEN, pp. 435-444.

A. Gueringer, H. Rapey, M. Houdart, G. Bigot, E. Josien and F. Landré. Adaptability through spatial management: A case study of livestock farms in the Massif Central (France), pp. 445-455.

J.-M. Blazy, D. Peregrine, J.-L. Diman and F. Causeret. Assessment of banana farmers' flexibility for adopting agro-ecological innovations in Guadeloupe: A typological approach, pp. 457-468.

A. Sortino, M. Chang Ting Fa and L.C. Piccinini. Future scenarios of the modernized agriculture and Sraffian framework for the 'return of techniques' scenario, pp. 469-478.


Poster presentations

M. Borzoni, C. Contini, D.M. Cordoba and L. Omodei Zorini. Managing the uncertainties of long-term strategies: A methodological proposal, pp. 479-481.

G. Stachetti Rodrigues, I. de Barros, B. Chambon, R. Ebongue, J. C. Nguinlong, E. Ehabe, A. Bikoi and F. Enjalric. Assessment of the performance of traditional agroforestry systems in South-Western Cameroon, pp. 483-484.

P. Dugué, P. Girard, J.-F. Bélières and M. Havard. Motorization in a cotton-growing region in Mali: Impact on functioning and flexibility of family farms, pp. 485-486.

V. Abt and M.-A. Magne. The role of semi-formal enterprise models to support flexibility management in farm enterprise, pp. 487-489.

J.-P. Venot. Water scarcity and farmers' adjustments in South India: The Nagarjurna Sagar irrigation project, pp. 491-492.

A. Commandeur, F. Casabianca and R. Le Guen. Comparison of swine farming styles in Brittany and Midi-Pyrenees, pp. 493-494.

C. Mosner, J. Agabriel, M. Lherm and A. Reynaud. A recursive dynamic optimization model to assess the impact of unexpected changes on suckler cow farms, pp. 495-497.

N. Andrieu, E. Chia and E. Vall. Designing flexible cropping patterns in zones with high constraints: Examples from Burkina Faso, pp. 499-501.

A. Mathieu, A. Michaud and A. Havet. Farmer's view on the reintroduction of grazing for dairy cows in the Niort plain (France), pp. 503-505.

X. Coquil and S. Ingrand. Prototyping sustainable dairy systems by evaluating their flexibility and plasticity in a system experimentation, pp. 507-509.

A. Burlamaqui, J.-F. Tourrand, M. Mourao, J. Bastos da Veiga, P. Bommel and R. Poccard. Reducing the deforestation of the Amazon through farming system intensification, pp. 511-513.

C.I. Dick, A.M. Ghanem and S.K. Hamadeh. Adaptation strategies of small ruminants production systems to environmental constraints of semi-arid areas of Lebanon, pp. 515-517.

O. van Eijk, I. Enting, D. de Jong and M. Mul. Bgood and connect: Creating new strategies for sustainable connection between society and livestock farming, pp. 519-521.