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Francesca Giarè

Francesca Giarè
CREA-Centro Politiche e Bioeconomia

Phd

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Introduction
Senior Researcher at CREA Research Centre for Agricultural Policies and Bioeconomy (previously INEA).Contract Professor on Social farming at Tor Vergata University and on Agricultural policy at Roma Tre University. Interest areas: Agricultural Knowledge and Innovation System (AKIS); Local agricultural systems, multifunctionality of agriculture, food policies (including food waste and food security), non-traditional sale (i.e short food supply chains); Social farming.
Education
September 2003 - July 2006
Università Degli Studi Roma Tre
Field of study
  • Education
September 2001 - June 2002
Sapienza University of Rome
Field of study
  • Sociology
September 1984 - November 1989
Sapienza University of Rome
Field of study
  • Philosofy

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Publications (31)
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La produzione di conoscenza e la sua applicazione nella pratica agricola è un tema a cui l’economia agraria ha guardato sempre con molta attenzione, riconoscendone la centralità nei processi di sviluppo del settore agricolo e rurale. Sul fronte delle politiche, tuttavia, questa attenzione ha vissuto fasi alterne, con periodi di grande enfasi e peri...
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In this programming period, the most important initiative of the European agriculture innovation policy is the European Innovation Partnership for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability (EIP AGRI) that is based on an interactive approach to innovation. The paper defines the theoretical framework of this approach and attempts to understand how...
Technical Report
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The Report presents the first results of a survey on the effects of the COVID-19 emergency on the Italian agricultural sector and on the solutions adopted by farms to face the problems associated with the Lockdown.A direct survey was conducted aimed at collecting information from some Italian farms, which are part of the FADN sample. The responses...
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Il Volume offre un contributo al dibattito in corso sui molteplici e complessi aspetti che caratterizzano le migrazioni nelle aree rurali italiane e racchiude delle riflessioni sui percorsi lavorativi che i migranti intraprendono in ambito rurale – in particolare, nel settore agricolo –, nonché sui loro percorsi di integrazione sociale nelle comuni...
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The agricultural sector, even though it has been greatly reduced and is in constant transformation, continues to be of strategic importance. Although it does not represent a quantitatively relevant employment sector, the dynamics are interesting because they reflect the structural, economic, and social transformations that are affecting the sector...
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The agricultural sector, even though it has been greatly reduced and is in constant transformation, continues to be of strategic importance. Although it does not represent a quantitatively relevant employment sector, the dynamics are interesting because they reflect the structural, economic and social transformations that are affecting the sector i...
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The aim of this study is to present the main results of a survey on Social Farming (SF) carried out by CREA-PB at national level. The survey reached, through the CAWI method, almost 400 operators, located in rural and urban and peri-urban areas, pointing out activities and services provided in the different Country areas, networks of relationships...
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I cambiamenti socio-culturali incidono significativamente sulla produzione e sul consumo di cibo e sollecitano l’individuazione e introduzione di innovazioni non solo di tipo tecnologico, ma anche organizzative e sociali. L’evoluzione della struttura delle famiglie, l’aumento di scelte di consumo differenziate legate a patologie vere o presunte, mo...
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Il lavoro sintetizza i principali risultati di un'indagine sull'agricoltura sociale in Italia realizzata dal CREA-Centro Politiche e Bioeconomia, nell'ambito delle attività della Rete Rurale Nazionale. L'indagine è stata condotta attraverso somministrazione su base volontaria di un questionario on line, ma presenta comunque uno spazzato interessant...
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SOMMARIO Il lavoro evidenzia come l'aumento delle disuguaglianze e delle fasce di povertà, associate ad una profonda modifica del sistema di welfare, sia andato di pari passo con la nascita e lo sviluppo di iniziative provenienti dal basso, quali quelle di Agricoltura Sociale (AS), che mostrano le tipiche caratteristiche del welfare generativo. La...
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I Partenariati europei per l’innovazione (Pei) sono uno dei nuovi strumenti introdotti dalla Commissione Europea per rispondere in modo innovativo alle grandi sfide poste dall’Unione Europea. In particolare, il Pei-Agri in materia di “Produttività agricola e sostenibilità” si propone di promuovere l'uso efficiente delle risorse, la redditività, la...
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Urban agriculture is being recognized as spreading activity in many metropolitan areas with positive impacts on the socio-economic sphere, favouring forms of sustainable urban environments. A stepping stone for analysing potential benefits, sustainability aspects and to define planning strategies is the availability of high resolution land use data...
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The practice of urban agriculture is an answer to periods of economic and social crisis and it aims at producing food, especially vegetables, thus contributing to livelihood (even social) of people living in urban areas, where the access to natural resources is more limited. In this sense, urban agriculture is emerging as a new competitor for natur...
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Le potenzialità dell’agricoltura urbana (AU) sono state evidenziate da numerosi studi, che hanno messo in evidenza come essa rappresenti un valido strumento per contribuire a tessere legami sociali anche in situazioni di forte degrado o crisi; a preservare e migliorare la qualità della vita delle popolazioni urbane; ad assicurare alimenti sani e nu...
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The strategies to cope with future climate ch ange scenarios need to take into account the water use at local level, especially in urban areas where water demand and water conflicts among different users may be relevant. In recent years, urban agriculture is emerging as new competitor among the users of water available in many metropolitan areas, d...
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L'articolo mette in evidenza il ruolo multifunzionale dell'agricoltura peri-urbana in Italia attraverso un’analisi comparativa di sette aziende di successo, finalizzata ad analizzare i fattori che possono stimolare i processi di diversificazione per le aziende agricole professionali che si trovano a svolgere la loro attività all'interno delle princ...
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The process of globalization and industrialization has affected the food production and distribution system causing the marginalization of the local food production, as well as several environmental and social issues such as pollution, loss of biodiversity, changes in life-style and healthy and nutritional problems. In the last decade citizens int...
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In the last decade citizens interest toward local food production, food sustainability and environmental stewardship has grown exponentially and urban agriculture (UA) is nowadays one of the answer to this new collective awareness. The analysis of the spatial dimension of UA in metropolitan areas is the starting point for investigating its characte...
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Purpose: The aim of the paper is to analyse the use of Communities of Practice and Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to enhance knowledge sharing between researchers and advisors. The associated research question is to what extent ICT supported a virtual Community of Practice and has been effective in counteracting fragmentation betwee...
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Il capitolo presenta le caratteristiche principali dell'agricoltura sociale, dando conto della sua diffusione sul territorio nazionale, mette in evidenza i tratti distintivi che ne fanno un ambito di innovazione sociale e dà conto delle ricerche realizzate e in corso sul tema.
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This paper provides a specific take on the issues of the r ecent CAP reform impacts on the European farming. Results have been illustrated through working at micro-level (case st udy area), specifically focusing on the durum food supply chain in Tuscany. Traditionally, much of the past analyses and theoretical deb ate on policy impacts has been mai...
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The paper aims at analyzing the impact of the CAP r eform on the local milk-dairy sector related to the production of the Parmigiano Reggiano cheese, a local food but also one of the Italian products mainly known in the world, characterized from a ver y strong identity, and pointing out some rural and economic sustainable development strategies at...
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080814707 After the implementation of the Mid Term Review (MTR) of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), European Union has started the process of under-standing which possible impacts the introduction of the Single Farm Payment Scheme can generate on European agriculture. This book reports part of the results of the research activities carried out...

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The project aims to analyse farms problems, solutions adopted, needs related to COVID-19 emergency. Methodology: questionnaire and analysis FADN data
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Survey on social farming initiatives, run by both public and private - for profit or not-for-profit - Actors (questionnaire with CAWI method), to anilize the profile of social farming activities with respect to features such as: geographical distribution, legal form, evolution in time of the phenomenon, land size, cropping patterns, economic size, local networks, form of contracting, strength and weakness. The study concerns also the dynamicity and economic sustainability of social farming aimed to inclusion of disadvantages people, as measured by the capacity to access public resources, to invest and improve the farm, to diversify activities, etc.