At Wageningen University
, the Rural Sociology Group
is responsible for the project coordination and management of communication of the SUPURBFOOD project through meetings, electronic communication, and project meetings. Also it is responsible for the overall dissemination /exploitation of the project results.
The research programme
of the Rural Sociology Group focuses on the complex whole of transformation processes in rural and metropolitan regions and in the food supply chain.
The research programme is divided into three research themes:
1. Agrarian and rural dynamics in metropolitan regions
2. Dynamics and sustainability of regional food networks (including SUPURBFOOD)
3. Rural images and identities
People working on SUPURBFOOOD at Wageningen University are Prof.dr.ir Han Wiskerke
(project coordination), ir. Henk Oostindie
and MSc. Els Hekker
See for information and activities also the Rural Sociology Groupís weblog