Project

SUPURBFOOD - Towards sustainable modes of urban and peri-urban food provisioning

Acronym
SUPURBFOOD
Duration
01 October 2012 → 30 September 2015
Funding
European funding: framework programme
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Applied economics
  • Agricultural and food sciences
    • Agriculture, land and farm management
Keywords
short food chains urban food production multifunctinoal agriculture
 
Project description

In this project we want to approach 'short food chains' and 'multifunctional agriculture' rather from an urban than rural perspective. Shortening food chains is a way to reduce the environmental impact of agro-food systems. If want to improve the environmental performance of the agro-food system, also other streams (eg nutrients, water, and municipal waste) must be taken into account. This project aims to integrate all these aspects.