Sylvie Lardon

Sylvie Lardon
French National Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE) | INRAE · Département Sciences pour l'Action et le Développement (SAD)

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The landscape is widely identified as a relevant target both by integrative policies and across the disciplines dealing with resource management and territorial planning. Landscape agronomy promotes greater involvement of agricultural sciences in this arena by increasing the attention on the dynamics relating the farming practices to the natural re...
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To train future generations of researchers, novel approaches are needed. In this chapter, we address education and training requirements for an integrative science applied to rural territories. We start by discussing the conceptual background for a renewed research approach and some proposals from the scientific literature. Then, we present needs a...
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Addressing agriculture at the landscape level leads to dealing with agricultural landscapes, defined here as landscapes that contain mainly agricultural land uses. In this chapter, we focus on how agronomy and other disciplines have addressed to date agriculture beyond field and farm management. The landscape agronomy framework suggests that addres...
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Landscape Agronomy is expected to contribute to the observation, understanding and support of agriculture at the landscape level. The conceptual model of Landscape Agronomy was developed to integrate assessment and monitoring beyond the farm level and across multiple temporal and spatial scales. In this chapter, we evaluate the relevance of the Lan...
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Le projet PSDR4 INVENTER s'ancre dans les territoires de projet, où s'inventent de nouvelles façons d'alimenter et d'accompagner les territoires. Il s'intéresse particulièrement aux initiatives alimentaires portées par des acteurs locaux et à leur articulation aux politiques publiques territorialisées. Il vise à accompagner ces dynamiques de dévelo...
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The debate on food security has highlighted the connection between periurban farming systems (PFS) and local food systems (LFS) for academic research. Several researchers have called for in-depth analysis of the participation and impact of farmers in LFS, and the systemic innovation perspective can provide relevant analysis of the sustainability of...
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Highlights Land system dynamics from seven Mediterranean case studies are discussed. Despite the diversity of contexts captured, transversal patterns were found. Data shows disconnection between expected and desired futures. Territorial actors can identify opportunities and actions towards desired futures. Embedding actors within dynamics enab...
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De nouveaux modèles agricoles et alimentaires se déploient dans les territoires en réponse aux critiques des formes anciennes et pour faire face à de nouveaux enjeux. Ils incarnent des archétypes de la diversité observée, des projets d’acteurs ou bien de nouvelles normes. Les auteurs analysent ici des situations de coexistence et de confrontation d...
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This article proposes a research agenda for situations of coexistence of territorial agricultural and food models. Indeed, new agricultural and food models are being deployed at the territorial scale in response to criticisms of existing models and to meet new challenges. These new models embody archetypes of observed diversity, actors’ projects or...
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Livestock farming systems have an important role in the territorial systems of the Mediterranean, but in the last twenty years the sector has undergone serious changes with an important decrease in the number of farms. The purpose of this study is to show the contribution of a local food certification to the resilience of peri-urban livestock farmi...
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La question de la participation des acteurs aux dispositifs d’action publique dans les projets de développement territorial est centrale. Comment en rendre compte ? Que peuvent nous dire les modalités de la participation des acteurs aux dynamiques de développement territorial ? Pour répondre à ces questions, le présent article propose une analyse t...
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Understanding land system dynamics is fundamental for policy-making from local to global scale. Land system is a combination of land use, land management and territorial practices. To attain such complete information about landscape structures is a challenging task. Aiming to deepen knowledge on land systems, we applied a methodology meant to achie...
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RESUME. Pour aborder la complexité des systèmes agricoles et alimentaires dans les territoires, une approche systémique est requise, tant les dynamiques sont inter-reliées et nécessitent des regards croisés. Nous proposons une approche de diagnostic prospectif participatif valorisant la transversalité et l'articulation des échelles. L'itinéraire mé...
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Landscapes are formed by the interactions between natural resources and heterogeneous land managers that expect/pursue an increasing variety of ecosystem services. Landscape ecology undoubtedly indicated the landscape as the best level to assess existing services and to support expected improvements. Where agriculture drives local dynamics, a conte...
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This article highlights the benefits and difficulties of action-research projects implemented to advance territorial development, in the context of the smart specialization strategy promoted by European Union regional policy. We focus on the strategy’s implications for territorial development in peri-urban and rural areas. The role that researchers...
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Is TATA-BOX a model worth following, an example or a reference to use in designing other participatory processes or devices? To answer to this question, I went through the book to see if I could find the three main properties of participatory processes: the expression of viewpoints; the justification of reasoning; and the creation of new developmen...
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Actes des journées d’études de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, Fra (2017-04-10 - 2017-04-11)
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The debates on food security in developed countries have raised questions regarding the capacity of periurban farming systems to provide food for urban dwellers. Attention thus needs to be paid to what kind of food production is performed nearby cities. This study aims at developing a methodology to characterize the food production provided by peri...
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L’évaluation de dispositif collaboratif d’accompagnement est un élément sensible qui interroge notamment l’effet des accompagnants. La littérature scientifique s’est notamment appuyée sur la notion de conflit socio-cognitif pour étayer cette perspective. Dans cet article, nous étudions le cas spécifique du déroulement d’un dispositif collaboratif v...
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To address sustainability challenges of agro-ecosystems located in Mediterranean urban regions, this paper focuses on the multidisciplinary subject of urban agricultural systems. To better understand the diversity and dynamics of peri-urban agro-ecosystems and the main drivers of their sustainability, we compare six case studies located in Southern...
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The paper offers a review of recent research on collective action adopting a territorial perspective. This review is based on a synthesis of studies in the fields of natural resource management, agriculture, food supply, land planning and development of rural and peri-urban areas. We highlight the insights brought by a territorial standpoint on col...
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Les communs émergent dans un contexte de préoccupation environnementale et plus récemment ils sont mobilisés pour réinterpréter les problématiques de développement territorial, en proposant des modèles alternatifs de gestion des ressources. Nous analysons ce qui fait commun dans une organisation socio-spatiale (oss) pour comprendre comment elle con...
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Food concerns are reshaping the links between urban and agricultural dynamics. They are emerging as significant issues at the interface between public policies and local initiatives that are in turn establishing new approaches in urban planning and land use. Food occupies a concomitant position as an agricultural product of periurban areas, the pri...
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French regions scale has expanded and the State services have to seize this new territory to think about how to support public policies. At the same time, they need to rebuild their organization and create new practices. How can they hold of the new territory, individually and collectively, by taking into account the diversity of knowledge of insti...
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The return of agriculture as a subject of debate in the realm of urban sustainable development is a recent phenomenon. Its presence is anchored in the recognition of the multifunctional role of agriculture and its importance in the conception and success of a more sustainable city. This study proposes a conceptual framework to analyse the socio-sp...
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Food concerns are reshaping the links between urban and agricultural dynamics. They are emerging as significant issues at the interface between public policies and local initiatives that are in turn establishing new approaches in urban planning and land use. Food occupies a concomitant position as an agricultural product of periurban areas, the pri...
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There is a large body of scientific literature examining mental maps from a variety of disciplinary approaches. In this article we propose a specific method combining geography and social psychology to elicit and analyze socio-spatial representations in mental maps. To illustrate this method, we chose a case study of rural career choices envisioned...
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Marine spatial planning (MSP) is an approach that has become essential in order to meet coastal states’ commitments to coordinated management between all stakeholders involved, whether the main objective is for economic, recreational or conservation purposes. The lessons learned from MSP over the last decade revealed the importance of applying mult...
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La gestion intégrée des écosystèmes forestiers appelle à renouveler les pratiques des acteurs parties-prenantes et à acquérir des compétences transversales pour à la fois « produire plus de bois tout en préservant mieux la biodiversité ». Nous nous intéressons à la façon de traduire les connaissances scientifiques en connaissances pour l’action, av...
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Nous présentons une démarche de prospective participative – le jeu de territoire – basée sur l’usage des représentations spatiales aux différentes étapes de diagnostic, scénario d’évolution et pistes d’action. Cette démarche a été déployée dans la région urbaine de Pise (Italie) sur les enjeux de gestion de l’eau et de l’alimentation. Au total, 35...
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Farmers manage large areas of landscapes that are altogether designed by heterogeneous actors. Conflicts may eventually arise in complex regions like the Mediterranean where the urban and agricultural actors’ spaces for action easily overlap and concur for the use and management of soil and water. A territorial or landscape perspective is therefore...
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Alternative and local food supply chains (ALFSCs) have been indicated as drivers of territorial development through increasing the food security at local scale. The aim of the study is to characterize strategies that periurban farmers adopt to contribute to local food provision through ALFSCs. We surveyed a sample of 55 farmers in the urban region...
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This paper presents a study based on the territory game, a participatory prospective method based on the use of spatial representations in three main steps: the diagnosis statement, the development of scenarios and the implementation of action steps. The method involved local stakeholders in an integrated approach to territorial development in the...
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The Spring School in Landscape and Territory Agronomy has been organized by an international team of teachers since 2007. The target of landscape agronomy is to address the spatially explicit interactions between farming practices and natural resources at territorial level. It requires an action research approach that we have conducted on different...
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Depuis la fin des années 1990, on observe un regain d’intérêt pour l’alimentation, aussi bien de la part des consommateurs, qui font preuve d’une attention toute particulière au contenu de leur assiette (Bricas et al., 2013), que de certains acteurs publics, qui investissent progressivement le champ alimentaire. Cette tendance se traduit notamment...
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Short food supply chains (SFSCs) have been identified as an economic opportunity for agriculture under urban pressure, as well as drivers for more sustainable farming systems. However, few studies have focused on the intensity of periurban farms that participate in such SFSCs, compared with the performance of the other farms. In this paper, we exam...
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Dossier : Transition sociale et environnementale des systèmes agricoles et agro-alimentaires au Brésil
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La gestion intégrée des écosystèmes forestiers appelle à renouveler les pratiques des acteurs parties-prenantes et à acquérir des compétences transversales pour à la fois «produire plus de bois tout en préservant mieux la biodiversité». Nous nous intéressons à la façon de traduire les connaissances scientifiques en connaissances pour l’action, avec...
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Les projets portant sur l'évolution des espaces ruraux font aujourd'hui appel à de nombreuses compétences, et des formes d’ingénierie qui se sont progressivement affranchies de leurs cadres d’origine pour épouser les multiples dimensions du projet de territoire. Cet ouvrage aborde la question de l’insertion des disciplines du projet spatial (archit...
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In literature periurban agriculture has been assessed for its capacity to provide different services, e.g. environmental or social. The recent debates on the development of Local Food Systems and the emergence in several countries of food policies and plans have raised questions about the capacity of agriculture to assure food provision to urban co...
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In literature periurban agriculture has been assessed for its capacity to provide different services, e.g. environmental or social. The recent debates on the development of Local Food Systems and the emergence in several countries of food policies and plans have raised questions about the capacity of agriculture to assure food provision to urban co...
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L’objectif de la communication est de présenter comment nous avons utilisé une démarche de prospective participative basée sur l’usage des représentations spatiales, pour d’une part valider les résultats de recherche du programme ANR-DAUME sur Pise (Italie) et d’autre part mobiliser les acteurs de la région urbaine de Pise dans la perspective d’un...
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Urban sprawl, food security, territorial multifunctionnality issues are asking for new development models. A potential for territorial development is given by new agricultural organization forms, in periurban open spaces. The socio-spatial patterns represent the spatial relations of actors for their activities and enlighten how they coordinate coll...
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Designing a participatory territorial project is a complex issue: involving the actors concerned requires in fact to deal with different scales of action and to coordinate the local initiatives with existing wide-level policies. As researchers in landscape agronomy and spatial planning, we are interested in developing methodologies to facilitate su...