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Maintien des valeurs dans la croissance de la bio. Enseignements du projet HealthyGrowth

Lamine, Claire; Egon, N and Bui, Sibylle (2016) Maintien des valeurs dans la croissance de la bio. Enseignements du projet HealthyGrowth. [Maintaining core values during the growth process of organic food chains. Lessons from HealthyGrowth project.] In: Innovations Agronomiques, 51, pp. 139-150.

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Online at: http://doi.org/10.15454/1.4721193663248047E12

Summary

How do organic initiatives and food chains succeed in maintaining their foundational values along and despite their growth process? This question which appears central in the “conventionnalisation debate” has been tackled by the European project HealthyGrowth (2013-2016, Eranet Core Organic program). In this project, 11 teams from different countries developed and applied to 22 case studies, 5 different perspectives dealing with organization modes and governance, management strategies, communication of values, mediation of values, and resilience in a context of crises and changes. The cross analysis of these case studies, carried out through a multi-perspective approach, made it possible to identify 3 important aspects which allow maintaining values along the growth process: a continuous process of re-affirmation and sometimes redefinition of core values over time, a synchronization of time horizons that stabilizes the different actors’ expectations and commitments, and a process of professionalization which takes different forms and meanings.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Multi-perspective approach, Organic food chains, Agroecological transition, Trust
Subjects: Food systems > Community development
Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Food systems > Markets and trade
Values, standards and certification > Consumer issues
Food systems > Policy environments and social economy
Food systems > Produce chain management
Research affiliation: European Union > CORE Organic II > HealthyGrowth
France > INRA - Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique
DOI:10.15454/1.4721193663248047E12
Related Links:http://projects.au.dk/healthygrowth/
Deposited By: PENVERN, Servane
ID Code:30708
Deposited On:26 Oct 2016 10:30
Last Modified:03 Nov 2016 14:12
Document Language:French/Francais
Status:Published
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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