What Factors Encourage Intrafamily Farm Succession in Mountain Areas? Evidence From an Alpine Valley in Italy

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Daniele Cavicchioli; Danilo Bertoni; Federico Tesser; Dario Gianfranco Frisio;
  • Publisher: International Mountain Society
  • Journal: Mountain Research and Development (issn: 0276-4741, eissn: 1994-7151)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1659/MRD-JOURNAL-D-14-00107.1
  • Subject: gender | family farm succession | generational turnover | GE1-350 | Settore AGR/01 - Economia ed Estimo Rurale | family farming | Environmental sciences | family farm succession; education; gender; generational turnover; farm survival; family farming; Italy | Italy | farm survival
    mesheuropmc: education | animal diseases

Family farming plays a vital role in mountain areas. Its survival is related to multiple factors, including intrafamily farm succession. This study examined data on apple-producing family farms in an Italian Alpine valley, trying to identify which factors foster or disc... View more