Food Policy and Governance

Research Network

Number of members: 79

Convenor

  • Jessica Duncan (Wageningen University and Research Center)
  • Gerard Breeman (Departments of Political Science and Public Administration, Universiteit Leiden)
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About

This research network addresses topics that relate to food policy and food governance. This includes: agricultural trade; food security; food policy; global governance; EU agricultural policies; and, the connections between food and environment, energy, water, and markets. We are particularly interested in interactions and implementation issues across policy levels, including the role of trust, multi-stakeholder platforms, and collaboration.

Activities

Activities within the ECPR framework
•Organization of a yearly section at ECPR General Conferences
•Organization of a yearly Research Network meeting at ECPR General Conferences

Internet-based activities
•Development of a webblog
•Establish a LinkedIn network
•Development of social media presence, e.g. facebook, twitter and youtube

Network and dissemination activities
•Organization of stand-alone workshops
•Selected dissemination activities targeted to policy makers and practitioners
•Develop plans for a PhD workshop/summer school

"Man is by nature a political animal" - Aristotle


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