Sustainability and the Bioeconomy: Synthesis of Key Themes from the 15th ICABR Conference

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Sara Savastano

University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics; International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD); World Bank

Stuart Smyth

University of Saskatchewan

Philipp Aerni

Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS) at the University of Zurich

David Castle

University of Ottawa

Matty Demont

Catholic University of Leuven - Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics

José Benjamin Falck-Zepeda

CGIAR - International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR)

Robert Paarlberg

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS)

Peter W.B. Phillips

University of Saskatchewan

Carl E. Pray

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Agricultural, Food & Resource Economics

Date Written: 2011

Abstract

The International Consortium on Applied Bioeconomy Research (ICABR) held its 15th annual conference near Rome, Italy in June 2011. The theme of the conference was sustainability, and this topic was addressed through numerous presentations from academia, government, and industry. Numerous presentations from developing countries highlighted the adoption benefits of the biotechnologies in these countries.

Keywords: biodiversity, bioenergy, poverty reduction, innovation, value chains

Suggested Citation

Savastano, Sara and Savastano, Sara and Smyth, Stuart and Aerni, Philipp and Castle, David and Demont, Matty and Falck-Zepeda, José Benjamin and Paarlberg, Robert and Phillips, Peter W.B. and Pray, Carl E., Sustainability and the Bioeconomy: Synthesis of Key Themes from the 15th ICABR Conference (2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3299528

Sara Savastano (Contact Author)

University of Rome Tor Vergata - Faculty of Economics ( email )

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International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) ( email )

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Stuart Smyth

University of Saskatchewan ( email )

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Philipp Aerni

Center for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability (CCRS) at the University of Zurich ( email )

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David Castle

University of Ottawa ( email )

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Ottawa, Ontario K2C 1H7
Canada

Matty Demont

Catholic University of Leuven - Centre for Agricultural and Food Economics ( email )

Oude Markt 13
Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant
Belgium

José Benjamin Falck-Zepeda

CGIAR - International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR) ( email )

Robert Paarlberg

Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS) ( email )

79 John F. Kennedy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Peter W.B. Phillips

University of Saskatchewan ( email )

College of Education
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A7
Canada

Carl E. Pray

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - Agricultural, Food & Resource Economics ( email )

211 Cook Office Building
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8520
United States

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