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Assessing the contribution of food quality schemes to rural economies and territorial cohesion based on the case study analysis

Filippo Arfini 1 Virginie Amilien 2 Valentin Bellassen 3 Antonio Bodini 1 Michael J. Böhm 4, 5 Ruzica Brečić 6 Sara Chiussi 1 Peter Csillag 7 Elena Cozzi 1 Daniele Curzi 8 Michele Donati 1 Liesbeth Dries 9 Marion Drut 3 Matthieu Duboys de Labarre 3 Hugo Ferrer 10 Jelena Filipović 11 Marianna Guareschi 1 Lisa Gauvrit 12 Chema Gil 10 Matthew Gorton 13 Viêt Hoang 14 Mohamed Hilal 3 Kamilla Knutsen Steinnes 2 Apichaya Lilavanichakul 15 Agatha Malak-Rawlikowska 16 Edward Majewski 16 Sylvette Monier-Dilhan 17 Maria-Cecilia Mancini 1 Paul Muller 18 Orachos Napasintuwong 15 Kalliroi Nikolaou 19 An Nguyễn Quỳnh 14 Alessandro Olper 8 Ioannis Papadopoulos 19 Stefano Pascucci 20 Jack Peerlings 9 Valentina Raimondi 8 Thomas Poméon 17 Bojan Ristic 21 Zaklina Stojanovic 21 Marina Tomic Maksan 6 Mario Veneziani 1 Gunnar Vitterso 2 Adam Wilkinson 22 
Abstract : Considering the features of GIs and organic production, Deliverable 5.2 analyses the relationships between Public Goods (PGs) and Food Quality Schemes (FQS). The deliverable evaluates the impacts of the cases study described in Deliverable 5.1 in terms of their contribution to rural development and territorial cohesion given by the capacity to generate positive externalities and hence PGs. The analysis focuses on: i) contribution to local economies; ii) generation of environmental, social and cultural externalities; iii) contribution of different governance mechanisms to ensure the valorisation of producers’ know-how and local resources; iv) social cohesion in term of creation of social capital and social networks. Overall, the products that fall within the organic FQS category, contribute to the generation of environmental PGs more than the GI FQS. However, the latter contribute more to the generation of socio-economic PGs. In general, most FQS present a low capacity to generate Cultural Heritage PGs. This indicates that there is considerable space to improve the cultural dimension of these products for the benefit of producers and consumers. The analysis conducted by the Strength2Food methodology show that if there is political will on the part of producers, there is room for improvement in the generation of PGs. At the same time, the measurement of the capacity to produce PGs would further justify the greater economic value of these products to consumers.
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Filippo Arfini, Virginie Amilien, Valentin Bellassen, Antonio Bodini, Michael J. Böhm, et al.. Assessing the contribution of food quality schemes to rural economies and territorial cohesion based on the case study analysis. [Research Report] INRA. 2019. ⟨hal-02788209⟩



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