Recently, Alternative Agrifood Networks (AAFNs) are emerged in many countries in order to overcome limits of mainstream capital-intensive agribusiness system. Producers and consumers are brought together in different organizational forms depending on socio-economic characteristics of the reference territories. In this paper we introduce an original model to classify current worldwide AAFNs under a knowledge and learning perspective. Different organizational forms are mapped along two main dimensions: relationship types among networked groups of actors and their level of interaction/collaboration

Alternative Agrifood Networks as Learning Communities: Some Issues for a Classification Model

AMMIRATO, Salvatore;VOLPENTESTA, Antonio Palmiro
2013

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Recently, Alternative Agrifood Networks (AAFNs) are emerged in many countries in order to overcome limits of mainstream capital-intensive agribusiness system. Producers and consumers are brought together in different organizational forms depending on socio-economic characteristics of the reference territories. In this paper we introduce an original model to classify current worldwide AAFNs under a knowledge and learning perspective. Different organizational forms are mapped along two main dimensions: relationship types among networked groups of actors and their level of interaction/collaboration
978-3-642-35878-4
Alternative Agrifood Network; Learning Communities; Classification model
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Utilizza questo identificativo per citare o creare un link a questo documento: https://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11770/187016
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