Producing and reproducing farming systems. New modes of organisation for sustainable food systems of tomorrow

The 10th European IFSA Symposium was held 1-4 July 2012 in Aarhus, Denmark. It was organised jointly by the Aarhus University and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences: conference website.

The Local Organising Committee comprised: Egon Noe, Chris Kjeldsen, Hugo Alroe, Jytte Christensen, Nadarajah Sriskandarajah, and Rebecka Milestad.

The proceedings comprise the papers that were presented in one of the 17 workshops which were grouped around 6 themes. The papers have undergone a review process before being included in the proceedings.
You can download the full papers by clicking on the workshops below, or browsing through the themes via the menu on the left.

Some of the papers presented at the IFSA 2012 have beenpublished, e.g. Laurens KlerkxAlex Koutsouris and Pierre Labarthe were guest editors of a Special Issue of the Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension 19(3) which comprises 6 papers presented in WS 1.1 - Knowledge flows in pluralistic research and advisory systems.


'Solving' the problems of sustainability and food security: exploring the new disorder and its scientific and spatial responses. Draft Keynote speech by Terry Marsden
Achieving sustainability via ecolabels? Examining the social and ecological dynamics of the 'food from somewhere' regime. Keynote Presentation by Hugh Campbell and Henrik Moller

Some pictures of the IFSA 2012

Cartoons drawn by Niels Roland during the IFSA 2012 (compiled in a short video, posted on YouTube)

Some pictures of the IFSA 2012