The Australian Food Sovereignty Alliance (AFSA) – which includes Agrifooders amongst its numbers – is proud to present a vision for a fair food system in Australia, AFSA call it the People's Food Plan. The People's Food Plan is a grass roots vision for a fair food system in Australia.Read more
Convenor’s Conference and Business Meeting Report 2012
This year’s Agrifood conference was a resounding success with over 70 delegates from as far afield as the US, UK, Australia and Germany attending the 2012 Agrifood Conference in Palmerston North, New Zealand. The conference offered a lively program of keynote presentations, workshops, parallel sessions and social events.Read more
With the upcoming conference The Australian Agrifood Research Network is proud to announce the annual David Burch Prize for Best Student Paper. The prize of $200 and a certificate will be awarded to the student judged to have delivered the most outstanding paper in terms of the contribution to knowledge in social scientific agrifood studies. The competition is open to all graduate students presenting an unpublished paper, at the conference, primarily prepared by them.Read more
Friday 7th September is the last day for early bird registration for the Agrifood XIX conference!
For all conference information, including dates, social events etc. please be sure to explore the Massey University official conference website here.
Registration page on the Massey University conference site.
Agri-food time is fast approaching and early bird registration is closing soon on the 7th of September.
All the information can be found at the Massey University site here.
The International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food has a special issue on Food Security, with contributions from members of the network.
All articles for this issue of the journal can be found here.
Editors: Mara Miele, Farshad Araghi and Vaughan Higgins.
Registration is now open for this year's Agri-food Research Network conference. The conference will be hosted at Massey University in New Zealand from 10-13 December 2012. Please also note the call for abstracts and panels (and the deadlines) - follow the links below for more details.
International Journal of Sociology of Agriculture and Food
Special issue: Global shocks, changing agricultural policy and the viability of rural communities
Guest editors: Hilde Bjørkhaug and Katrina Rønningen, Centre for Rural Research, Trondheim, Norway.
Recent global shocks and perceptions of their dimensions – uncertain food stocks, the aftermath of the last financial crisis and the new crisis many now are facing, reconstruction of stable economies, climate change and extreme weather events, energy pricing and shortage - all influence state dispositions and priorities regarding agriculture and food production. Given this, they also impact the future of rural areas. This special issue of IJSAF engages with this issue at several levels.Read more