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Smart Specialisation and the Agri-food System

A European Perspective

Authors: Ciampi Stančová, Kateřina, Cavicchi, Alessio

  • Addresses the newly emerging interest in the agri-food system and its effect on the European countryside and regional development patterns
  • Combines insights from EU policies (agriculture, food, cohesion), research (agri-food, management, business, regional development), and practice (local/regional development patterns, promotion of high-quality agri-food products, sustainable development)
  • Attracts scholars and bridges research from different disciplines to a truly interdisciplinary topic 
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The book discusses recent innovation and diversification paths in agri-food, specifically the linkages among food research and innovation, production, consumption, gastronomy, and place branding as well as technology. It also focuses on EU policies and instruments in support of R&I activities in agri-food, and explores agri-food domains within the context of smart specialisation. 

About the authors

Kateřina Ciampi Stančová is Scientific Officer at the European Commission, DG JRC in Sevilla, Spain. Her research agenda revolves around cross-sectoral topics such as R&I, smart specialisation, innovation in agri-food, collaboration in quadruple helix, mutual learning, transnational and transregional cooperation, as well as social innovation.  
Alessio Cavicchi is Associate Professor in Agribusiness at University of Macerata, Italy. His main fields of interest and research are consumer food choice, economics of food quality and safety, and innovation and sustainability in agribusiness and tourism. He has served as an agri-food expert for several DGs of the European Commission, and he is the coordinator of two EU Erasmus+ funded projects: “The Wine Lab” and “FoodBiz.”  

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Hardcover 57,19 €
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  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Smart Specialisation and the Agri-food System
Book Subtitle
A European Perspective
Authors
Copyright
2019
Publisher
Palgrave Pivot
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-91499-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIV, 90
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations
Topics