WS2: The sustainability of small scale farming

Paper presentations

A. Wolz, J. Fritzsch and K. Reinsberg. Are Social and Human Capital Important in Promoting Continuity of Farming? Evidence from Polish Farmers, pp. 107-116.

G. Kaine, J. Vigliaturo, D. Bewsell and N. Botha. Farming Systems Research and Consumer Behaviour Theory, pp. 117-125.

H. Theodoropoulou. The influence of agritourism on the human and social environment: The cases of Trikala and Ikaria in Greece, pp. 127-138.

H. Bjørkhaug and A. Blekesaune. Work and income patterns of men and women of Norwegian family farms: Masculinisation, feminization, or professionalisation of farm work?, pp. 139-150.

I. Gidarakou, L. Kazakopoulos and A. Koutsouris. Pluriactivity and succession in small family farms: The case of two less favoured areas in Greece, pp. 151-160.

K. Eksvärd and D. Gibbon. Early Experiences of Participatory Learning and Action Research with Organic Farmers in Sweden, pp. 161-172.

M. Schermer. The Concept of Eco-regions in Austria, pp. 173-183.

M. Gafsi. Conditions for sustainable farming systems: Lessons from implementation of the Territorial Farm Contract, pp. 185-194.

N.E. Breuer, P.E. Hildebrand and V.E. Cabrera. Assessing Socioeconomic Resilience of Rural Livelihood Systems in an Ecuadorian Agrosocioecosystem, pp. 195-206.

P.D. Nana. Meeting the challenges of change: Cattle farms in Vina (Cameroon) between opting for security, diversification or intensification, pp. 207-219.

P. Axmann and C.R. Vogl. Organic Farming in Austria with the concept of Selbsternte: A new and innovative production system for small-scale farming connecting farmers and consumers, pp. 221-231.

P. Carvalho. Rural landscapes: Case study of Village Plans in Central Portugal ("Network of Schist Villages"), pp. 233-242.

P. Fleury, S. Petit, E. Mattanovich, G. De Ros and V. Miéville-Ott. Constructing sustainable agriculture at local level. Insights from small-scale farming in the Alps, pp. 243-258.

S. Ingrand, H. Bardey and J. Brossier. Flexibility of suckler cattle farms in the face of uncertainty within the beef industry: A proposed definition, pp. 259-268.

S. Madelrieux, B. Dedieu and L. Dobremez. How to Model Work Organisation in Livestock Farms Implementing a Combination of Economic Activities? pp. 269-279.