project . 2016 - 2020 . Closed

SALSA

Small farms, small food businesses and sustainable food security
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  • Funder: European CommissionProject code: 677363 Call for proposal: H2020-SFS-2015-2
  • Funded under: H2020 | RIA Overall Budget: 4,958,170 EURFunder Contribution: 4,958,170 EUR
  • Status: Closed
  • Start Date
    01 Apr 2016
    End Date
    31 Jul 2020
  • Detailed project information (CORDIS)
Description
SALSA will assess the role of small farms and small food businesses in delivering a sustainable and secure supply of affordable, nutritious and culturally adequate food. SALSA will identify the mechanisms which, at different scales, can strengthen the role of small farms in food systems and thereby support sustainable food and nutrition security (FNS). By considering a gradient of 30 reference regions in Europe and in Africa, we will obtain a differentiated understanding of the role of small farms and small food businesses in very differently structured food systems and situations. SALSA will elaborate and implement a transdisciplinary, multi-scale approach that...
Description
SALSA will assess the role of small farms and small food businesses in delivering a sustainable and secure supply of affordable, nutritious and culturally adequate food. SALSA will identify the mechanisms which, at different scales, can strengthen the role of small farms in food systems and thereby support sustainable food and nutrition security (FNS). By considering a gradient of 30 reference regions in Europe and in Africa, we will obtain a differentiated understanding of the role of small farms and small food businesses in very differently structured food systems and situations. SALSA will elaborate and implement a transdisciplinary, multi-scale approach that...
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