Informal public governance: The cases of primary education and urban agriculture in peri-urban Kinshasa (DRC). University of Antwerp
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.
Food from Somewhere? Urban Households, Access to Land and Alternative Food Entitlements in the Late Medieval City. University of Antwerp
Nutrient budgets, flows, and loops: understanding, measuring, and fostering circularity in urban food systems KU Leuven
Cities are important nodes in a food system, even when they lack any agricultural activity. On the one hand, they concentrate consumption and drive food production; on the other, they produce big quantities of nutrient-rich effluents (organic waste, sewage sludge) that are typically wasted and not returned to the soil. Understanding and fostering the circularity of urban food systems through closing, narrowing, and slowing material and energy ...