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Knickel, Karlheinz; Alexovicova, Iveta; Bassi, Andrea; Chen, Qiuzhen; Guzzetti, Marco; Häberli, Christian; Idsardi, Ernst; Thierry, Kesteloot; Lunogelo, Hoseana; Songole, Abel; Steiner, Bodo; Vervest, Pietje; Vidueira, Pablo
The review highlights with many examples that agricultural trade is not just a function of countries and regions, but especially of food system actors. This in turn calls for more holistic perspectives and analyses, which blend novel insights into local and on-the-ground perspectives, including those of the whole range of stakeholders (e.g., as part of case studies) with global or macro-level data and analyses. We conclude that only the combination of local and macro-perspectives is likely to provide a more convincing assessment of transboundary impacts of trade on sustainable development and human rights, and of interrelationships. Our case studies are therefore connected with a systems-dynamic modelling of global linkages and market dynamics, the latter related to trends, shocks, robustness, food system resilience, and food and nutrition security.
D1.1Discussion paper and infographic(s) on the links between agricultural trade, invest- ments, environmental sustainability and human well-being.pdf