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AuteurCatherine Rivoal du même auteurJournalist, France
Catherine Rivoal trained as a journalist and worked for various media (press, television, radio, Web) for several years before entering the communications field, where she works for various economic sectors either within major groups or as a freelance journalist (aeronautics, energy, etc.). It was through this activity that she joined the French ministry of agriculture in 2002 before devoting her attention to forecast studies connected with globalisation and international relations. She now works on international forestry affairs but is still a freelance writer regularly publishing articles in specialised journals.
In 2010, UNESCO proclaimed the Mediterranean Diet part of the intangible cultural heritage of humanity for its “set of skills, knowledge, practices and traditions ranging from the landscape to the table, including the crops, harvesting, fishing, conservation, processing, preparation and, particularly, consumption of food”, adding that it also “promotes social interaction”. Although the nutritional...
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- Precarious farming, the other side of the picture
- An employment-intensive sector with marked disparity between north and south
- Women, an essential component of agriculture that is often forgotten
- Has child labour become the rule?
- Risk and opportunity of seasonal agricultural migration
- Migration, a precondition for the reduction of labour costs from which mainly the northern countries benefit
- Who are rural migrants? Trends in a disparate population
- Increasingly irregular migration, also in the southern and eastern Mediterranean countries
- The causes of rural migration in Mediterranean countries
- The balance of migrant labour supply and demand affected by the political and economic crises
- The consequences of migration: development or desertification