FABLE Greece team workshop on Sustainable Agri-Food Systems- Forecasts, National Goals and Strategies

On Wednesday, October 11th, the FABLE GREECE team hosted a workshop at the “Athena” Research and Innovation Center, bringing together key agro-food stakeholders in the country. The primary objective of this gathering was to present the findings of the FABLE GREECE team pertaining to the 2023 Scenathon and engage in a dialogue regarding national objectives within the agribusiness, energy, and environmental sectors, within the framework of stakeholder consultation.

During the workshop, members of the FABLE GREECE team shared their research findings and engaged in constructive discussions concerning the transformation of Greece’s agri-food sector. Participants included representatives from the Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture, the Agricultural Economics Research Institute – AERI, and experts from the Agricultural University of Athens.

Contributors to the discussion included: Professor Dr. Phoebe Koundouri, Athens University of Economics and Business and Denmark Technical University, Dr. Konstantinos Dellis, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Sustainable Development Unit, Dr. Alexandra Ioannou, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Civil Engineering, University of Thessaly, Dr. Maria Angeliki Chatzigiannakou, a Postdoctoral researcher at Athens University of Economics and Business.

Furthermore, the Agricultural University of Athens was represented by Dr. Ilias Giannakis (also a member of AE4RIA – FABLE GREECE) and Dr. Elpiniki Economopoulou from the Department of Agricultural Economics and Development. From the Hellenic Ministry of Agriculture (YPAAT), attendees included Apostolos Polymeros from the General Directorate of Agriculture and Sofia Hatzipanteli from the Planning and Networking Unit. Finally, Dr. Irini Tzouramanis from the Institute of Agricultural Economy and Sociology (INAGROK) – ELGO DΙΜITRA also participated in the workshop.

The overarching objective of the FABLE GREECE team is to chart sustainable development pathways by employing modeling techniques through the FABLE Calculator, particularly focusing on the transformation of the agri-food sector. Learn more 

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