We are an international and transdisciplinary research group turning food for thought into action for sustainable change. The group delivers research, teaching and practical advice to support the management of sustainable food systems. We examine the tensions and synergies between environmental, social and economic issues, as well as analyze alternatives to manage complex challenges related to individual food businesses, value chains and value networks. The aim of the group is to contribute toward a better understanding of managerial and behavioural issues in sustainable food systems, their organizations and governance, focusing on sustainable change based on four key themes:
MATS - MAKING AGRICULTURAL TRADE SUSTAINABLE (2021-2024)
MATS is a Horizon 2020 project that aims to identify key leverage points for changes in agricultural trade policy that foster the positive and reduce the negative impacts of trade on environmental sustainability and human well-being.
PERINNEHYVÄ - IMPROVING THE WELFARE OF CATTLE AND NATURE WITH TRADITIONAL RURAL BIOTOPES (2021-2023)
The aim of the PerinneHyvä -project is to evaluate