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AuteurHiba El Dahr du même auteurConsultant, France/Lebanon
Hiba El Dahr holds a PhD in economics from Montpellier-I University. With a multidisciplinary background in the fields of agronomy, agribusiness and then rural and agricultural economics, she has held various positions beginning in Lebanon as an agricultural engineer. In 2007, she defended a multidisciplinary PhD thesis focusing on the determinants of healthy food consumption. Her knowledge of agricultural and food issues in the Mediterranean allowed her to serve as the regional coordinator for the Mediterranean in the International Federation of Agricultural Producers (IFAP). She is the author of several articles on the determinants of healthy food consumption, the role of farmers’ organisations in the development process, food marketing, and food and agricultural issues in the Euro-Mediterranean area.
The problem of food in the Mediterranean, more specifically the question of the erosion of its celebrated diet, is closely linked to the problems of the rural world. This reality legitimately raises the issue of the flagrant imbalances between towns and their hinterland, and serves to recall the lack of integration of Mediterranean agriculture which struggles to feed the towns with local products....
PLAN DE L'ARTICLE
- The need for strong and structured farmer’s organisations
- Producers, farmers’ organisations and governance of chains
- The agricultural producers in Mediterranean chains
- Farmers’ organisations: the way to greater participation in the value chains
- The “terroir” as a tool for the structuring of chains
- Producers’ organisations: key actors in innovation and vectors of change
- What if regional development also took place through agricultural organisations?