Innovative Short Food Supply Chain management

How to stimulate growth of short food supply chains in Europe, both in terms of numbers of producers involved and volumes traded, to increase farm income?


The final report of this Focus Group has been published.
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Tasks:

  • Identify and analyse the different alternative food supply chain models existing in Europe.
  • Identify those models that substantially improve farmers’ income, and have potential for scaling up in terms of the number of producers involved and volumes traded.
  • Identify the main needs or instruments required to implement these models and the factors that currently hamper the scaling up.
  • Identify existing examples of how these factors can be addressed in Europe, and explore the role of knowledge transfer in addressing them.
  • Explore innovative solutions to address the hampering factors and propose directions for future research work.

Focus Group members:

Surname, first name

Profession

Country

Anderson, Heather
Farmer; other

United Kingdom

Bartolini, Matteo

Farmer; expert from NGO

Italy

Carel, Denis

Farmer

France

Carrasco Sánchez, Remedios

Farm advisor; other type of advisor; expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing; expert from NGO

Spain

Carroll, Denis

Farmer

Ireland

Chiffoleau, Yuna
Scientist

France

Christensen, Else Torp
Farm advisor; other type of advisor; expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing

Denmark

Collison, Martin
Farmer; farm advisor; other type of advisor; expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing

United Kingdom

Faes - van Hecke, Anneke

Farmer

Netherlands

Hažić, Valentina

Farm advisor; other type of advisor

Croatia

Jochum, Christian

Expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing

Austria

Krol, Marjon
Farm advisor; expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing; other

Netherlands

Kujáni, Katalin Olga
Farmer; expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing; expert from NGO; scientist

Hungary

Locatelli, Marco
Farmer

Italy

Marechal, Gilles
Farm advisor; other type of advisor; expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing; expert from NGO

France

Ohvril, Tiiu
Scientist

Estonia

Ozola, Lasma
Expert from agriculture organization, industry or manufacturing; expert from NGO

Latvia

Pasgang, Patrick
Other type of advisor

Belgium

Serafin, Rafal
Expert from NGO

Poland

Van der Schans, Jan Willem

Scientist

Netherlands

Facilitation team
Kneafsey, Moya
Coordinating expert United Kingdom
van Holst, Frank
Task manager Netherlands

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