20402454 - POLITICHE AGRICOLE, SVILUPPO ECONOMICO E SICUREZZA ALIMENTARE

The course aims to analyze the agriculture and agri-food sector's role in the processes of growth and development, with particular reference to two aspects: 1) the manner in which the development of the agri-food sector have an impact on food security, referring to different contexts development and, therefore, understood both in terms of quantity (little or too much nutrition) and qualitative (good or bad nutrition and wholesomeness of food); 2) the manner in which this role is manifested in the Italian and the related economic and social consequences.

DE FILIPPIS FABRIZIO

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Programme

Module A
The module aims to analyze the role of agriculture and agro-food sector in the growth and development processes, with particular reference to the agri-food sector impacts on food security, regard to different development contexts, both in quantitative (low or too much nutrition) and qualitative (good/bad nutrition and food healthiness) terms.
- Agriculture and agri-food sector: evolution, main characteristics, strengths and critical issues
- Mediterranean diet, health, lifestyle and nutrition, with particular regard to urban and rural contexts, local cultures, migratory phenomena;
- food waste: quantification, causes, regulatory framework;
- diversification of Italian agriculture for specific community needs (Ho.re.ca, City Farms, Social Farming);
- policies, with particular regard to rural development policies;
- agro-food innovation and research system (novel foods, functional foods, ethnic foods, etc.).

Module B
- The role of the agri-food system within the Italian economy: structure and economic relevance of agricultural sector and food industry
- The diversification in the Italian agriculture: alternative sources of farm income, production of public goods and services for citizens
- The main features of the Italian agri-food supply: specialization, compliance with environmental protection (Bio), qualitative characteristics of supply (PDO, PGI, TSG), structure and organization of the agri-food chains (focus on the more relevant productions), composition of national production
- The fishery and aquaculture sectors
- Consumption trends: between economic crisis and new lifestyles
- The characteristics of distribution: from traditional retailers to the more innovative forms of supply (short chains)

Module C
- The European Union and the Common agricultural policy (CAP)

Core Documentation

Module A
- Annuario dell'agricoltura italiana, Volume 2015, capitoli vari, CREA Centro Politiche e Bioeconomia;
- P. Conforti, F. De Filippis (2015), Geopolitica dell'alimentazione e della sicurezza alimentare, EXPO 2015;
- F. Giarè, F. Vanni, Agricoltura e città, Edagricole, 2016, Roma;
- F. Giarè, R. Sardone (2017), La diversificazione delle attività in agricoltura: agriturismo, fattorie didattiche e agricoltura sociale, in Annali dell'Accademia Nazionale di Agricoltura, Volume CXXXVI, anno 2016, Bologna.

Module B
- Annuario dell'agricoltura italiana, Volume 2015, capitoli vari, CREA Centro Politiche e Bioeconomia;
- L'agricoltura italiana conta 2016, CREA Centro di Politiche e Bioeconomia;
- Bioreport 2016, Rete Rurale Nazionale;
- Il settore ittico in cifre 2015, CREA;
- Agricoltura, cibo e città, CURSA, 2014;
- R. Fanfani, R. Sardone (2017), La diversificazione delle attività in agricoltura: opportunità, sviluppo dei redditi e nuove sfide della società, in Annali dell'Accademia Nazionale di Agricoltura, Volume CXXXVI, anno 2016, Bologna.

Module C
- Handouts on European unione and Common agricultural policy

Type of evaluation

Oral examination, and written test at the end of the course

SARDONE ROBERTA

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Programme

“Politiche agricole, sviluppo economico e sicurezza alimentare” (B)
This part of the course aims to provide a wide analysis of the composition and structural characteristics of the Italian agri-food system, also in relation to recent dynamics and evolution, with particular attention to the following matters

First Term
The role of the agri-food system within the Italian economy:
Structure, economic relevance and evolution of agricultural sector
The diversification in the Italian agriculture: alternative sources of farm income, production of public goods and services for citizens
Structure and economic relevance of food industry
Structure, economic relevance and evolution of food consumption: new lifestyles in Italy
The characteristics of distribution: from traditional retailers to the more innovative forms of supply (short chains)

Second Term:
The fishery and aquaculture sectors
The Italian agri-food international trade
Compliance with environmental protection of agriculture: Organic and Biodynamics Farming
Quality Products (PDO, PGI, TSG)
Tourism and Eno-gastronomy
Country and City relationship, Urban and Periurban Agriculture
Food Policies


Core Documentation

Useful Tests for the Course “Politiche agricole, sviluppo economico e sicurezza alimentare” (B)

Annuario dell’agricoltura italiana, Volumi vari, capitoli vari, CREA Centro Politiche e Bioeconomia;

L’agricoltura italiana conta 2019, CREA Centro di Politiche e Bioeconomia;

Bioreport 2020, Rete Rurale Nazionale;

Il settore ittico in cifre 2015, CREA;

Agricoltura, cibo e città, CURSA, 2014;

R. Fanfani, R. Sardone (2017), La diversificazione delle attività in agricoltura: opportunità, sviluppo dei redditi e nuove sfide della societภin Annali dell’Accademia Nazionale di Agricoltura, Volume CXXXVI, anno 2016, Bologna.

FIPE, Ristorazione, Rapporto 2019, Ufficio Studi Confcommercio

ISMEA-Qualivita, Rapporto, anni vari;

Type of delivery of the course

Teaching takes place in presence, if possible. If necessary, teaching can be effectively delivered remotely. External participation in seminars and event, coherently with the content of the course is supported.

Attendance

Attendance is strongly recommended in order to pass the final exam

Type of evaluation

The ongoing evaluation is represented by an intermediate test and a brief in-depth paper.

GIARE' FRANCESCA

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Programme

It will be presented topic related to the relationship between the agro-food sector and the socio-economic and cultural contexts, with particular attention to the following aspects:
- Agriculture and agri-food sector: evolution, main characteristics, strengths and critical issues
- relationship among health, lifestyle and nutrition, with particular regard to urban and rural contexts, local cultures, migratory phenomena;
- relationship between Italian food and wine excellence and the construction of balanced diet;
- Mediterranean diet and other geographically located diets;
- right to food, food shortages, quality of food available;
- food waste: quantification, causes, norms, agricultural (circular agriculture) and social case studies (reuse and reallocation);
- specific food choices and impact on agri-food system: intolerances and allergies; ethical and social choices; food segregation, healthiness and certification;
- diversification processes of Italian agriculture for specific community needs (Ho.re.ca, City Farms, Social Farming);
- agricultural policies (rural development programs, waste, certification, etc.) and other policies;
- agro-food innovation and research system (novel foods, functional foods, ethnic foods, etc.).


Core Documentation

- Annuario dell’agricoltura italiana, Volume 2020, capitoli vari, CREA Centro Politiche e Bioeconomia;
- R. Fanfani (1999), L’agricoltura in Italia, Il Mulino, Bologna
- F. Giarè, R. Sardone (2017), La diversificazione delle attività in agricoltura: agriturismo, fattorie didattiche e agricoltura sociale¸ in Annali dell’Accademia Nazionale di Agricoltura, Volume CXXXVI, anno 2016, Bologna.
- P. Conforti, F. De Filippis (2015), Geopolitica dell’alimentazione e della sicurezza alimentare.

Type of delivery of the course

The activity is carried out in a traditional way (lectures), with the exception of any remote activities in respection of the containment measures relating to the emergency COVID-19. Visits to farms or other local actors and participation in seminars of interest are planned.

Type of evaluation

The ongoing evaluation is represented by an intermediate test and a brief in-depth paper.