Detailed program

Breaks and lunches are included for registered delegates. Dinners and accommodation are charge of the delegates. Further information are available in other sections of this website and are being updated during these days.

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DAY 1 Thursday, Dec. 1  
9:00 9:30 Welcome coffee & registration
9:30 10:00 F Themudo BarataThe Mediterranean: a region producing differences, land memories and pathways for the future | abstract – slides
10:00 10:30 Discussion
10:30 11:00 Break 
Plenary | Convenor: A Bondeau
11:00 11:20 Pinto-Correia et al. – Assessing role of small farms in sustainable Food and Nutrition Security: what to consider at what scale? | abstract – slides
11:20 11:40 Simon-Rojo – Recovering the territory for home market agriculture. Lessons from the Douro valley | abstract – slides
11:40 12:00 Filippini et al. – Smart agriculture in urban regions. A transdisciplinary and multilevel approach for implementing and combining quantitative and qualitative methods | abstract – slides
12:00 12:20 Discussion 
12:20 13:30 Lunch
13:30 14:30 Poster session | Convenor: D Rizzo
Session 1Natural resource management Session 2Local and food policies
14:30 14:40 Introduction: M Debolini & J Muñoz-Rojas Introduction: E Marraccini & S Lardon
14:40 15:00 Berriet-Solliec et al. – Environmentally and socially beneficial outcomes produced by agri-pastoral systems in national park Cévennes (France) | abstract – slides Perrin – A qualitative comparative analysis of local initiatives aimed at preserving farmland on the urban fringe | abstract – slides
15:00 15:20 Godinho et al.- Satellites for small farms crop mapping: Exploring the use of Sentinel-2A in a small farm Mediterranean landscape | abstract – slides Dubeuf – Public policies and land use changes in the Argane tree area | abstract – slides
15:20 15:40 Vitali et al.- A national pedoclimatic characterization of cropping schemes based on FADN Italian data | abstract – slides Baysse-Lainé et al. – Farmland management styles and local food supply: a case-study in the northern Larzac plateau (France) | abstract
15:40 16:00 Geniaux & Martinetti- Heckman two-stage spatial models for agricultural land use change | abstract – slides Pellegrin et al. – Reconcile food production and biodiversity protection at the regional scale | abstract – slides
16:00 16:30 Break  
16:30 16:50 Zammit & Balzan – Valuing cultural ecosystem services in cultural landscapes of the Maltese islands | abstract – slides Sanz Sanz et al. – Peri-urban agriculture landscape units (USAPUS): a methodological proposal to characterize agriculture in urban planning | abstract – slides
16:50 17:10 Hinojosa et al.- Unravelling land use change, land attachment and the effects of “rewilding the mountain” policy on farmers’ wellbeing in the French Southern Alps | abstract – slides Hervé et al.- Why and how to include land use change modelling in regional planning? The example of a French Mediterranean Region | abstract | abstract – slides
17:10 17:40 Discussion Discussion



DAY 2 Friday, Dec. 2
8:30 9:00 Welcome coffee and registration
9:00 9:30 A Romanowicz, Research Programme Officer – International Cooperation. General aspects of soil, land and water. AGRI.H.5.
9:30 10:00 Discussion
10:00 10:15 Short break
Session 3Land use pattern modelling
10:15 10:25 Introduction: H Belouchette & D Rizzo
10:25 10:45 Guiomar et al. – Typology and distribution of small farms in Europe: towards a better picture | abstract – slides
10:45 11:05 Mekki et al. – Spatial patterns of farm land use in fragmented semi-arid landscapes: The case of Lebna catchment (Cap Bon, Tunisia) | abstract – slides
11:05 11:35 Break
11:35 11:55 Balzan – Assessing the capacity and flows of ecosystem services in multi-functional landscapes | abstract
11:55 12:15 Muñoz-Rojas et al. – Landscape Services versus Ecosystem Services in the Mediterranean: a case study example and an invitation to reflect | abstract – slides
12:15 12:40 Discussion
12:40 14:00 Lunch
14:00 14:30 L Hinojosa & E Lambin – Multiscale land use dynamics: agent, system and tele coupling perspectives | abstract – slides
14:30 15:00 Discussion
15:00 15:20 Debolini et al. – A meta-analysis of land and farming system dynamics in Mediterranean basin | abstract – slides
15:20 15:40 Bondeau et al. – Mediterranean agro-ecosystems between tradition, industrialisation, and innovation. Assessing the sustainability of land systems through modelling in Tunisia | abstract – slides
15:40 16:00 Fares et al.- From informal to formal contracts: public incentive mechanisms and food security in Algeria dairy farming | abstract – slides
16:00 16:20 Break
16:20 17:00 Information abut the LUP Special  issue & concluding remarks | Convenor: T Pinto-Correia


Mouléry Relationship between agriculture and fire | abstract – poster
Fox (Roy) Land cover change (1950-2011) impacts on soil erosion in a Mediterranean catchment | abstract – poster
Chatzipetrou Land cover dynamics modelling in Karla basin, Greece | abstract – poster
Bouchareb Ecological monitoring and adaptation of livestock systems after rehabilitation of degraded ragelands in Algerian steppe | abstract – poster


All the abstracts and posters are password protected and will be made openly available after the Conference. Authors are also invited to share their slides. Grey links (slides and missing abstracts) will be activated in the upcoming days.