Stephane Gerard Emile Gueneau

Stephane Gerard Emile Gueneau
Cirad - La recherche agronomique pour le développement | CIRAD · Unité Mixte de Recherche Marchés, Organisations, Institutions et Stratégies d'Acteurs (MOISA)

PhD environmental management
Currently in Lao PDR, working in partnership with Nat. Univ. of Laos NUoL on food systems, value chains, agroecology

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Abstract Certification schemes have played an increasing role in global environmental governance. The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is emblematic of these new forms of private environmental governance based on market values. Although there have been many studies on the impacts of FSC, this remains a controversial issue. Drawing on a critical rev...
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In response to international agreements and the influence of environmental movements, Brazil has implemented measures to protect the Amazon rainforest including the regulation of logging and the pursuit of a 'sustainable agricultural growth model'. This chapter examines whether Brazil is now on a pathway to sustainable development.
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Résumé. Cet article, propose une lecture critique du cadre théorique de l'efficacité des régimes environnementaux internationaux, afin d'en combler les lacunes méthodologiques. Nous arguons que pour satisfaire les enjeux globaux de préservation des forêts tropicales, un retournement analytique est nécessaire, qui devrait s'appuyer sur un cadre stra...
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Ruling through environmental norms. Actors and power games within forestry certification The field of international environment management is an important area where the emergence of private systems for normalization and certification aim to provide a framework for the actions and practices of the actors. Regarded as instruments of governance and n...
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The debate concerning the need for significant transformations towards more nutrition oriented, environmentally sustainable and inclusive food systems has generated increased attention towards agroecology in recent years. Literature on this subject has already demonstrated that transitions to agroecology will be context specific, as countries and r...
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Nos últimos anos, as críticas ao sistema agroalimentar dominante no Brasil levaram à emergência de sistemas alimentares alternativos. O papel dos atores gastronômicos nesses sistemas começa a ser tema de interesse em pesquisas e na literatura brasileira. Contudo, os efeitos das práticas e inovações implementadas por esses atores gastronômicos nas m...
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Food problems are the order of the day. Solving the problems of hunger and malnutrition, producing and guaranteeing access to healthy food, preserving the environment, valuing local cultures and ensuring citizen participation are some of the many challenges that permeate the dynamics of food systems. This book addresses the role of Latin American p...
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Los problemas alimentarios están a la orden del día. Resolver el problema del hambre y la desnutrición, producir y garantizar el acceso a alimentos saludables, preservar el medio ambiente, valorar las culturas locales y asegurar la participación ciudadana son algunos de los desafíos que permean la dinámica de los sistemas alimentarios. Desde difere...
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Los problemas alimentarios están a la orden del día. Resolver el proble-ma del hambre y la desnutrición, producir y garantizar el acceso a alimentos saludables, preservar el medio ambiente, valorar las cultu-ras locales y asegurar la participa-ción ciudadana son algunos de los desafíos que permean la dinámica de los sistemas alimentarios. Des-de di...
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Este artigo tem por objetivo analisar as cadeias produtivas de frutos nativos do Cerrado, com foco na contribuição desses frutos para o incremento de renda das populações agroextrativistas. A metodologia baseou-se na realização de pesquisas de campo nos municípios de São Raimundo das Mangabeiras e Carolina, no Maranhão, e no município de Arinos, em...
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This article analyzes the trajectory of agroecology policies in Brazil. The methodology includes an extended literature review and interviews with key actors based on a framework that drew from that of the sociology of public action. The results indicate that the formation of a coalition of social movements has played a major role in the adoption o...
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A coletânea “Alternativas para o bioma Cerrado. Agroextrativismo e uso sustentável da sociobiodiversidade " reúne 12 capítulos, que oferecem uma visão ampla de práticas agroextrativistas, baseadas no uso sustentável da biodiversidade do Cerrado. Essas práticas constituem-se em potenciais alternativas ao modelo agroexportador que predomina no Cerrad...
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Este livro é o resultado de uma pesquisa colaborativa entre um número significativo de pessoas que praticam e estudam a agroecologia em 09 estados brasileiros além do Distrito Federal, representativos das cinco macrorregiões do país. Além das análises sobre a construção, institucionalização e implementação das políticas no campo da agroecologia, es...
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This paper presents elements of a transversal and comparative synthesis of a research focusing on the processes of construction of State Policies for Agroecology and Organic Production (PEAPOs) in 11 Brazilian federated states. Based on information originated from documentary analysis and semi-directive interviews of actors and managers, we designe...
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Dwelling on the Foucault's concept of Governmentality (Gouvernementalité) our objective is to illustrate the role of the Brazilian State in the maintenance of the agro-export model
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The Cerrado occupies an area of about 20 million km2 (approximately 20% of the Brazilian territory), being the second largest national biome and the richest savanna in biodiversity of the planet. Although it covers three regions of the country (Northeast, Midwest and Southeast) and housing a significant number of traditional communities and family...
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This paper presents elements of a transversal and comparative synthesis of a research focusing on the processes of construction of State Policies for Agroecology and Organic Production (PEAPOs) in 11 Brazilian federated states. Based on information originated from documentary analysis and semi-directive interviews of actors and managers, we designe...
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Neste capítulo, analisamos o processo de elaboração da Política de agroecologia e produção orgânica do Estado do Maranhão (PEAPO-MA). Mostramos que a institucionalização da PEAPOMA decorre do ativismo dos movimentos agroecológicos, da necessidade de fortalecer alianças entre movimentos sociais para resistir ao avanço do agronegócio no Maranhão, e d...
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Sustainable alternatives for the Cerrado: formation and uses of territories by agroextractivist communities Recent research on solutions for the conservation of the Cerrado biome focuses on a model of territorial organization conciliating the technical adaptation of large agricultural productions and the strengthening of protected areas, without ad...
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L’étude réalisée par les partenaires du DP PP-AL au Brésil présente la trajectoire des politiques publiques en faveur de l’agroécologie à partir d’une analyse historique longitudinale de l’action des mouvements sociaux et des réponses des gouvernements au niveau fédéral. Depuis 2012, le gouvernement fédéral du Brésil a établi une Politique National...
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Recent studies have examined the political significance of the emergence of governmental initiatives to develop sustainability standards for agricultural commodities in the transition economies. Yet, few studies have examined how neoliberal ideas influence the governance of value chains in the agri-food sector of these countries. This paper's goal...
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O Cerrado, o segundo maior bioma do Brasil e lar de enorme diversidade biológica e social, é considerado hoje como um dos hotspots mundias devido às pressões que tem sofrido com o avanço da fronteira do agronegócio. Para conservar estes recursos naturais, além de áreas protegidas, é necessária a valorização dos produtos obtidos através do agroextra...
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Mechanisms to standardize sustainable agricultural practices first emerged in the early 2000s with the goal of establishing responsible rules of corporate behaviour. Based on voluntary commitments by firms, these mechanisms are usually structured around a particular agricultural product and bring together the global value chain’s various actors (pr...
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New forms of private governance are being implemented to mitigate the negative consequences of large-scale agricultural investments. These strategies encompass corporate social and environmental responsibility (CSR) and responsible investment, voluntary standards and sustainability certifications, moratoriums, and ‘zero deforestation’ agreements. W...
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Le fort développement de l’agro-industrialisation dans les zones tropicales fait craindre de graves conséquences sociales et environnementales. Des mécanismes de régulation permettent-ils d’atténuer ces conséquences ? À partir de l’étude d'une plantation industrielle d’hévéas au Gabon, les principaux enjeux sociaux et environnementaux sont d’abord...
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Located in the center of Brazil, the Cerrado biome is the most diverse savanna in the world and covers about a quarter of the country area. However, since the 1960s, an ongoing agricultural expansion has led to profound transformations of the natural landscape of this biome, notably through land conversion. The remaining areas of native vegetation...
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Este trabalho tem como objetivo analisar como as ações implementadas pelos atores da gastronomia estão envolvidas no processo de construção social de mercados e valorização de produtos agroextrativistas do Cerrado. O foco do trabalho centrou-se na primeira e segunda edição do Festival Gastronômico Cerrado Week, organizadas em 2014 e 2015 pelo Slow...
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Le Cerrado est l'un des cinq biomes brésiliens, occupant près du quart du territoire du pays. Considéré comme la savane la plus riche en biodiversité dans le monde, il est également gravement perturbé par la progression de l'agriculture mécanisée, de l'élevage et des plantations forestières industrielles. Il constitue également un territoire occupé...
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titre>Résumé Des dispositifs de standardisation des pratiques agricoles durables émergent au début des années 2000 en vue de dessiner des règles de comportement responsable des firmes. Reposant sur des engagements volontaires de la part des firmes, ces dispositifs se structurent le plus souvent autour d’un produit agricole donné et réunissent les d...
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Voluntary multi-stakeholder instruments such as certification schemes have played an increasing role in global environmental governance. Implemented for nearly two decades, the Forest Stewardship Council is emblematic of these new forms of private environmental governance based on market values. It has emerged as one of the most promising solutions...
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Document 1 : Présentation du dossier de recherche doctoralCe document expose brièvement notre itinéraire de recherche afin de mieux comprendre la double démarche que nous avons adoptée et la structure particulière de ce dossier. D‘un côté, ce dossier comprend une série de travaux publiés sur la question des transformations politiques induites par l...
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The failure of intergovernmental negotiation processes on forests As ‘global public goods’ that benefit numerous states and cannot be controlled by any one, forests present a particular challenge to national regulators. In response, governments began in the early 1980s to negotiate on forest regulation. These intergovernmental coordination efforts...
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Faced with the fragmentation and the weakness of international forest regimes, new forms of global governance have emerged over the last 15 years through the creation of private transnational certification institutions. By analyzing the political processes linked to the establishment of these institutions, this paper aims to question the scope and...
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French Dans les trois grands bassins forestiers tropicaux, des évolutions considérables des modes de gestion de la forêt (mise en concession du domaine privé de l’État, percée de l’aménagement forestier, méthodes d’exploitation à faible impact) ont eu lieu depuis les années 1980, lorsque les problématiques forestières sont devenues des sujets de pr...
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In response to the difficulties facing public authorities in their efforts to administrate global forestry issues, new forms of non-state governance have recently emerged. This article proposes first to describe some of these forms. It then goes on to examine three types of political effects induced by some of these private forms of forest governan...
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Face aux lacunes et aux insuffisances des initiatives publiques devant la dégradation continue des forêts tropicales, de nouvelles formes de régulation privées ont émergé au début des années 1990. Portés par le secteur privé et les ONG, ces dispositifs reposent sur un système de certification de la gestion forestière. Quelles sont les incidences et...

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This project aims to analyze public policies that support agroecological transitions in ten African, Asian and South American countries. It aims at identifying the obstacles and drivers of the transition to provide scientific evidence to policy makers.
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Our aim is to understand patterns of institutionalisation of agroecologies in different national contexts (Argentina, Brazil and France)