WS1: Concepts and methodologies

Session I: Target and participation

H.P. Wolff and W. Doppler. Integration and Assessment of Participatory Approaches in Development Projects, pp. 1-9.

M. Pascaru. Methodological Aspects of Identifying Community Matrix Leaders, pp. 10-18.

U.J. Nagel and T. Aenis. Towards Impact Assessment of Transdisciplinary Research Programmes, pp. 19-29.

Session II: GIS and applications

T. Hijawi. The potential of gis analyses in farming systems development. The case of Al Faria'a basin-western of the Jordan valley, pp. 30-38.

C. Mora, D. Menozzi and N. Dall'Olio. A gis-based multicriteria decision support system approach to modelling the effects of land use changes on farm income and land degradation at watershed scale, pp. 39-49.

J. Hernández, L. García and F. Ayuga. A methodology for integration of rural buildings in the landscape: localization study by geographic information systems, pp. 50-58.

Session III: Modelling and modelling approaches

I. Malevolti. Epistemological Basis for a Decision Making Model in the Rural Households, pp. 59-69.

G.N. Nagaraja, L. Achoth, PP. Muthappa. Efficient Farming Systems Modelling: an Application of Compromise Programming, pp. 70-78.

M.A. dos Reys. Contribution of the Fuzzy Theory to Farming Systems Methodology - Fishermen in Western Tocantins, Brazil, pp. 79-88.

Session IV: Susainability in practical cases

S.F. Spoelstra, J.W.A. Langeveld, P.W.G. Groot Koerkamp, J. Luttik, G.B.C. Backus and J. Grin. Sustainable Technology Development Applied to Livestock Industry in the Netherlands, pp. 89-98.

H. Risku-Norja, I. Mäenpää, K. Koikkalainen, P. Rikkonen and P. Vanhala. Towards more ecoefficient food production: MFA approach, pp. 99-109.

Y. Chiffoleau. Collective Innovation in Local Identities as Linked to Interactions Between Equivalence Positions: the Enlightening Case of Wine Cooperatives in Langeudoc (France) , pp. 110-120.