A Ph.D. on the institutional enablers of pathways of product diversification in the Walloon dairy sector. A focus on the models of cooperative governance and on the interplay between cooperative agency and the agency of farmers in these trajectories of product diversification.
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What are the main production models for sugar beet in Wallonia today? How is the sector organised? What developments can be envisaged, and with what consequences in terms of production and pesticide use?
Coexistence of Cooperative models as Structural answer to Lock-Ins in Diversification Pathways : The Case of the Walloon Dairy Sector
Drawing on the presence of various dairy cooperative models active in long value chains in the Walloon Region, the paper considers how their complementarity supports trajectories of diversification of dairy productions and invites to consider cooperative models in terms of coexistence
What are the main uses of pesticides in the Province of Luxembourg (Southern Belgium) ? How can we accompany actors from the agricultural sector to engage in pathways to reduce the use of pesticides ?
In what diversity of forms does Conservation Agriculture (CA) exist in Wallonia (Southern Belgium)? Do these different forms of CA have the same potential for adaptation and mitigation to climate change?
Coexistence of cooperative models as structural answer to lock-ins in diversification pathways: the case of the Walloon dairy sector
This poster considers the coexistence of recently emerged new cooperative models alongside the historically developed mainstream dairy cooperatives as a way to circumvent locks-ins in diversification pathways of milk processing.
An opinion piece on the means to go beyond the link between cheap food and right to food. A reflection on how feeding our population can go hand in hand with paying the farmers the price for a sustainable food production.