The case for the public food market as a tool for sustainability

The case for the public food market as a tool for sustainability

After nearly sixty years of pushing for food efficiency and the following negative effects on the environment, the survival of the public food market could be a strategic public planning tool to increase the demand for local and more sustainable food, and to shape the short-distance city. So writes researchers Manel Guardia, Nadia Fava, Josè Luis Oyon.

A workshop on risk

On 1-2 March the research program Risk and Society at Gothenburg Research Institute held a workshop to present ongoing research in the program. Special invited guest was Frederic Bouder from Department of Industrial Economics, Risk Management and Planning, University of Stavanger. Frederic Bouder is also the president of Society for Risk Analysis Europe.