WS2: Resilience and continuity of small scale farming within sustainable rural livelihood systems

Session I: Biodiversity and Organic Farming

R. Milestad, I. Darnhofer and S. Hadatsch. Can farm resilience be built through organic farming?, pp. 123-131.

F.-N. Reyniers, N. Sibelet and E. Torquebiau. How Farmers use Agribiodiversity to Cope with Climatic Variability and Community Change, pp. 132-140.

H. Theodoropoulos, C. Barda and C.D. Apostolopoulos. "Consumers' attitude towards organic foods in the region of magnesia, Greece", pp. 141-148.

Session II: small scale farming in countries undergoing transition

Z.I. Kalugina. Private Farming in Russia: a Thorny Path to Revival, pp. 149-157.

D.J. O'Brien and V.V. Patsiorkovski. Household, Regional and Local Differences in Support for Sustainable. Small Scale Farming in Russia: Survey Results from three Villages, pp. 158-167.

N. Noev, D. Kopeva and E. Mathijs. Subsistence farming in bulgaria: between tradition and the market, pp. 168-177.

Session III: small scale farming in countries undergoing transition

M. Bendini and P. Tsakoumagkos. Global fresh fruit system and small scale farming. Controls and resistences in an argentinian case, pp. 179-188.

M. Tichit, B. Hubert, L. Doyen and D. Genin. Herd management strategies and long-term houssehold survival in low input systems: the case of the arid Andes, pp. 188-197.

A. Gana. Processes of liberalization and family farm restructuring in Tunisia, pp. 198-207.

S. Bäckman, T. Sipiläinen and A. Alexiev. Soil Degradation and Sustainability of Small and Medium Sized Farms in the Plovidiv Region, Bulgaria, pp. 208-216.

Session IV: Farming, Rural Development and Rural Policy

H. Bardey. The role of producer groups in maintaining family-ran beef farming. From cooperative principles to market practices: the example of charolais farming in Burgundy, pp. 217-228.

T. Dax. The Impact of the Policy Framework on Dynamics of Mountain Farming in Austria, pp. 229-238.

J.-M. Zhou. Are part-time and absent small farmers rational? Questioning Nobel Economics Laureate Theodore W. Schultz, pp. 239-249.