Persone, alimentazione e ambiente.

BCFN YES! 2017

CDC - Climate and Diet Change: The Role of International Law

Giovanni Sciaccaluga
Giovanni Sciaccaluga
Italy
Università degli Studi di Genova - Italy
Italy
Maoli Francesca
Maoli Francesca
Italy
Università degli Studi di Genova - Italy
Italy
Querci Isabella
Querci Isabella
Italy
Università degli Studi di Genova - Italy
Italy

Mitigating climate change also rests upon dietary habits: an individual and collective responsibility. It's time for international action.

The CDC Project is premised on the concept of sustainable development and intended to highlight the necessity of a green shift of dietary habits. Science has broadly shown that meat-intensive diets are, in a world of exponential population growth, a decisive cause for climate change and global environmental degradation. The Project aims at analysing, from an international and European Union law perspective, the feasibility of top-down measures that might enable dietary changes and decrease meat consumption. Anyhow, measures such the introduction of a “meat” tax, a change in contracts regulating public services, labelling/advertisement regulations, will probably encounter some obstacles surging from market-oriented legal commitments imposed by international and regional legal regimes. The objective of the Project is hence to identify, through an international and EU law analysis, the viability of those policy developments that may have an impact on the mitigation of climate change.

Shortlisted projects

Italy

Italy

CDC - Climate and Diet Change: The Role of International Law
Giovanni Sciaccaluga
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France

France

Overcoming the obsolete opposition between formal and informal seed systems: toward the necessary coherence of West Africa seed legislations
Morgane Leclercq
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Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe

Towards desired food systems: A community visioning approach
Leon Gwaka
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United States

United States

Using Forests to Support Nutrition During Times of Drought: A Multinational Social-Ecological Analysis
Matthew Cooper
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Switzerland

Switzerland

Appropriate Information Technologies for Agricultural Sustainability (AITAS)
Christian Andres
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Nigeria

Nigeria

Pollution to Production: An environmental remediation approach for biogas production under cowpea cultivation.
Ikoko Chioma Bella
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Philippines

Philippines

Addressing the Regional Food Security Issues: The Small Island Ecosystem Stability and Food Security Nexus
Edgar Jr Reyes
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Ghana

Ghana

Effects of Domestic Market Institutions on Third-Party Certification Programs and Attendant Impacts on Intermediary Buyers and Smallholders
Ebenezer Offei Ansah
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