Scientific Workshop

The sustainability of food supply chains:

theory, tools and empirical analysis

Parma, 11 and 12 April 2024

Organization & Programme

The workshop is organised by the Department of Economics and Management Sciences (DSEA) in collaboration with the Centre for Studies in European and International Affairs (CSEIA) of the University of Parma, within the framework of the ONFOODS Project (

The workshop counts on the patronage and scientific cooperation of the following Scientific Associations:

Italian Association of Agriculture and Applied Economic (AIEAA)

Italian Society of Agricultural Economics (SIDEA)

Scientific Community of Agricultural Law (CSDA)

Italian Society of Agri-food Economics (SIEA)

Centre for the Study of Land Use and Economics (CESET)

European Comparative Public Law Association (DPCE)



The workshop will be held in presence and the official language will be English.
The workshop will open at 2:00 PM on 11th April 2024 with a plenary session with an invited speaker, followed by parallel sessions and will include a social dinner on 11th April 2024 and a light lunch on 12th April 2024.

Invited speakers:

- Salvatore Di Falco, University of Geneve

- Emilie Vandecandelaere, FAO

Scientific Committee:

●  Prof. Filippo Arfini (University of Parma) - President

●  Prof. Lucia Scaffardi (University of Parma)

●  Prof. Davide Menozzi (University of Parma)

●  Prof. Valentina Raimondi (University of Milan)

●  Prof. Federico Caniato (Polytechnic University of Milan)

●  Prof. Alessio Cavicchi (University of Pisa)

●  Prof. Lorenzo Donini (Sapienza University of Rome)

●  Prof. Riccardo Vecchio (University of Naples Federico II)

●  Prof. Annalisa De Boni (University of Bari Aldo Moro)

●  Prof. Irene Canfora (University of Bari Aldo Moro)

●  Prof. Alessandro Scuderi (University of Catania)

●  Prof. Gaetano Chinnici (University of Catania)

Local Committee:

University of Parma - Department of Economics and Business Sciences:

●  Prof. Maria Cecilia Mancini

●  Prof. Michele Donati

●  Prof. Mario Veneziani

●  Dr. Rosalia Filippini

●  Dr. Michele Maccari

●  Dr. Oluwatosin Abigail Fagbohun

●  Dr. Marianna Guareschi

●  Dr. Teresa Tugliani

●  Dr. Davide D'Ascoli





The Scientific workshop will start at 2:00 PM on 11th April 2024 and will end on Friday 12th 2024 at 2:00 PM.

The workshop will consist of plenary sessions with the invited speakers and parallel sessions focused on selected topics.

The workshop will facilitate networking opportunities among participants, including a social activity and dinner that will take place on Thursday 11th at 7:00 PM