SPECIAL ISSUE – Innovation and Sustainability of agri-food system in the Mediterranean area

Special Issue in collaboration with CIHEAM – International Center for Advanced Mediterranean Agronomic Studies

Guest Editors: Giulio Malorgio, Mercedes Sanchez-Garcia, Boubaker Dhehibi, Roberto Capone

Giulio Malorgio, University of Bologna, Italy

Mercedes Sanchez-Garcia, Public University of Navarra, Spain

Boubaker Dhehibi, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas – ICARDA, Tunisia

Roberto Capone, CIHEAM-IAMB, Italy


Editorial – Mediterranean Food Systems: true dangers but false disasters thanks to innovation


Towards food systems transformation in the Mediterranean region: Unleashing the power of data, policy, investment and innovation


José Valls Bedeau, Maryam Rezaei, Massimo Pera, Jamie Morrison


Collaboration through EIP-AGRI Operational Groups and their role as innovation intermediaries´


Veronica Piñeiro, Paula Nieto-Aleman, Jaime Marín Corbí, Jose-Maria Garcia-Alvarez-Coque


Community supported agriculture as a domain of economic exchange: models, social capital and performance of three community supported agriculture groups in Turkey


Pelin Atakan, Murat Yercan.


Improving the economic sustainability of Italian Farmer: an Empirical Analysis of decision-making models for insurance adoption.


Giulio Fusco, Yari Vecchio, Donatella Porrini, Felice Adinolfi


Perceptions of the links between governance and food security: Case study of the pulses sector in Morocco.


Larbi Toumi, Mohamed El Amrani, Abdelkader Ait El Mekki, Rachid Harbouze, Aziz Fadlaoui.


Spaces of Innovation and Women Rural Entrepreneurship in Italy


Marcello De Rosa, Luca Bartoli, McElwee Gerard


Financing agri-food business in the Mediterranean area through crowdfunding: Do environmental issues matter?


Isidora Lj. Ljumović, Vladan D Pavlovic, Goranka R. Knežević


Dimensions of social innovation in agricultural cooperatives: a model applied to the Spanish olive oil industry


Juan Antonio Parrilla-González, Diego Ortega-Alonso


Sustainability of Food Systems in the Mediterranean Region


Roberto Capone, Vincenzo Fersino, Eleni Stamataki, Manuela Cerezo, Myriam Kessari, Sandro Dernini, Hamid El Bilali


Factors Affecting the Adoption of Technology in Dairy Farms in the Konya Region of Turkey.


Aysun Yener Ögür


Innovation in North African Agriculture and Food


Tarek Ben Hassen, Hamid El Bilali


Social Impact and Sustainability in short food supply chains: an experimental assessment tool.


Luigi Corvo, Lavinia Pastore, Annarita Antonelli, Damiano Petruzzella


Sustainability assessment of small dairy farms from the main cattle farming systems in the North of Tunisia


Khaoula Attia, Cyrine Darej, Naceur M’hamdi, Frédéric Zahm, Nizar Moujahed