Browsing Department of Geography by Author "Mathijs, Erik"
Can organic farming reduce vulnerabilities and enhance the resilience of the European food system? A critical assessment using system dynamics structural thinking tools Brzezina, Natalia; Kopainsky, Birgit; Mathijs, Erik (MDPI, 2016-09-24)In a world of growing complexity and uncertainty, food systems must be resilient, i.e., able to deliver sustainable and equitable food and nutrition security in the face of multiple shocks and stresses. The resilience of ...Journal article
Development of organic farming in Europe at the crossroads: Looking for the way forward through system archetype lenses Brzezina, Natalia; Biely, Katharina; Helfgott, Ariella; Kopainsky, Birgit; Vervoort, Joost; Mathijs, Erik (MDPI, 2017-05-15)Over the last several decades, policymakers and stakeholders in the European Union (EU) have put considerable effort into increasing the adoption of organic farming, with the overall objective of its sustainable development. ...Journal article