Agri-food sustainable transformative pathways: diving through the evolving territory of Lucca / Percorsi trasformativi agroalimentari sostenibili: un'analisi del territorio lucchese in evoluzione

Sabrina Arcuri, Silvia Rolandi, Miriam Poiatti, Daniele Vergamini


The aim of the paper is to understand the sustainable transformation on a specific area of Italy, the Plain of Lucca, using an action research methodology combined with service learning to provide an approach to understand and accelerate the transformation. The literature review serves to set the scenes and limitations of several mixed methodologies, leading to the willingness of adopting a territorial case analysis. We start from a socio-historical analysis to then understand the role played by several actors in a specific ecosystem, serving as a basis to identify the main emerging aspects that should be implemented in other cases to accelerate the agri-food sustainable transformation.

L'obiettivo dell’articolo è quello di comprendere la trasformazione sostenibile in una specifica area d'Italia, la Piana di Lucca, utilizzando una metodologia di ricerca-azione combinata con una di service learning, per fornire un approccio atto a comprendere e accelerare la trasformazione. La rassegna della letteratura serve a delineare lo scenario e i limiti di diverse metodologie miste, motivando l’adozione di un'analisi di caso territoriale. Si parte da un'analisi storico-sociale per poi comprendere il ruolo svolto da diversi attori in uno specifico ecosistema, che serve come base per identificare i principali aspetti emergenti che dovrebbero essere implementati in altri casi per accelerare la trasformazione agroalimentare sostenibile.

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