Governance of urban agriculture in a comparative perspective : a sociological analysis Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
In this project, we analyze how the phenomenon of urban agriculture in four western cities is developed and managed, and to what degree the (different) context leads to a different type of urban agriculture, with differences in degree of innovation and professionalization. In a number of urban regions, urban agriculture is appearing as an alternative production, distribution and consumption system alongside rural ...
The Resilience of Urban Agriculture in Industrialising Societies: a social-agrosystemic approach applied on 19th-century Belgium. University of Antwerp
Informal public governance: The cases of primary education and urban agriculture in peri-urban Kinshasa (DRC). University of Antwerp
Urban agriculture as an alternative to classic green structures in an urbanized environment: economic and spatial analysis. University of Antwerp
Urban agriculture in Brussels Research Institute for Nature and Forest
Agriculture and open space in the urban region Gent Research Institute for Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
For its new spatial structure plan “Space for Ghent – Structure vision 2030”, the city of Ghent has requested information on the agricultural activities in Ghent. What area is currently being used for agricultural activities in Ghent? Which trends do we see? Which needs do farmers have and what are the spatial implications? What area will still be available for agriculture in 2030? In order to answer these ...
Governing the water-labour-land nexus in agriculture and long-term regional development in the Sagalassos/Ağlasun region KU Leuven
Taking on a historical perspective, the PhD research project will analyze the dynamics and stability of agricultural regional development in the Sagalassos/Ağlasun region. It will address the region as a sociometabolic system and specifically focus on the governance and regulation of the combination of land, water and labour in agriculture. Even though not directly implicated in metabolic processes themselves, the meta-material and immaterial ...
Technological innovations in a dynamic institutional environment: introduction of GMOs in Flemish agriculture Ghent University
How much pressure the evolution of agrotechnology experts on the urbanized Flemish agriculture is unclear. Therefore, decoding the structure of the GMO-debate and identifying the criteria linked with the different social vieuwpoints, using a socia-technical scenario analysis, aims to initialize and evaluate decisions made about GMO-technology in Flanders. This even so covers the question of impact for negating this technology.