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Multifunzionalità ed agricoltura biologica in aziende agri-sociali in Sicilia


  • Timpanaro, Giuseppe
  • Foti, Vera Teresa
  • Scuderi, Alessandro


Agriculture has always played a key role in our society, it has changed and adapted during the years until now with the award of a multifunctional role of agriculture in the wider socio-economic context. Among the non-agricultural activities is the '"Social Agriculture" which, although not yet adequately defined, is a large and in continuous evolution phenomenon and it has aroused a great interest because of its strong link with the world of organic farm. The research presents the results of an economic and agricultural made on a sample of organic and social farms in Sicily, with the objective to extend the cognitive framework of the phenomenon, pointing out possible strengths, weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats.

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  • Timpanaro, Giuseppe & Foti, Vera Teresa & Scuderi, Alessandro, 2012. "Multifunzionalità ed agricoltura biologica in aziende agri-sociali in Sicilia," MPRA Paper 41521, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 01 May 2012.
  • Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:41521

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    1. Daniele Schilirò & Giuseppe Timpanaro, 2012. "L’esperienza dei distretti produttivi in Sicilia nel triennio 2007-2010: un’analisi per macrosettori," CRANEC - Working Papers del Centro di Ricerche in Analisi economica e sviluppo economico internazionale crn1201, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Centro di Ricerche in Analisi economica e sviluppo economico internazionale (CRANEC).
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    1. Schilirò, Daniele, 2013. "I patti di sviluppo dei distretti produttivi in Sicilia: 2011-2013
      [The development pacts of productive districts in Siciliy: 2011-2013]
      ," MPRA Paper 43678, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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    Multifunctionality; organic agricultur; agri-social farms;

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    • R0 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - General
    • Q0 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - General
    • Q12 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Agriculture - - - Micro Analysis of Farm Firms, Farm Households, and Farm Input Markets

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