Kahiluoto, Helena (2006) Introduction. In: Kahiluoto, Helena; Berg, Per G.; Granstedt, Artur; Fischer, Holger and Thomsson, Olof (Eds.) The power of local - sustainable food systems around the Baltic sea : interdisciplinary synthesis of the BERAS project. Baltic Ecological Recycling Agriculture and Society (BERAS), no. 7. Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Centre for Sustainable Agriculture, pp. 10-13.
The introductory chapter describes the challenge and notes the complex of rural problem, associated with food systems, with focus on those in countries bordering the Baltic Sea. It concludes with the general hypothesis that food systems that are more local and recycling would be more sustainable than current ones.
|EPrint Type:||Report chapter|
|Keywords:||food production, sustainable agriculture, environmental impact, agricultural trade|
|Subjects:|| Food systems > Markets and trade|
Food systems > Recycling, balancing and resource management
|Research affiliation:||Finland > MTT Agrifood Research > Ecological Production|
|Deposited By:||Koistinen, Riitta|
|Deposited On:||26 Jun 2006|
|Last Modified:||12 Apr 2010 07:33|
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