lundi 7 septembre 2015
Session 1: Introduction (9.00-10.00 am)
Jacques Wery, European Society for Agronomy
Systems analysis and design in agriculture
Session 2: A need to redesign: examples of typical challenges (10.00-11.00 am)
Chen Fu, College of Agronomy and Biotechnology, China Agricultural University, China
Revising the strategy of agriculture intensification: Designing ecological intensive farming systems in China: Challenges and strategies
Marie-Hélène Jeuffroy, INRA, France
A multiscale approach of innovation: Legumes as a driver of agroecological transition in France
Jean-Marc Meynard, INRA, France
From cropping systems design towards sustainable agrifood systems design: new challenges for agronomists
Session 3: Drivers of change of agricultural systems (11.30-12.30 am)
Ken Giller, Wageningen University and Research, The Netherlands
Farming comes of age? Farm diversity, farm size, farm activities and structural changes in different regions of the world
Zhanli Sun, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies, Deutchland
Path dependence and transition: a theoretical perspective on farm structures
Aart Van der Linden, Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands
Applying yield gap analysis to identify options for sustainable intensification in livestock production systems
Session 4: The Farm System as the core of the design process (1.30-2.45 pm)
Santiago Dogliotti, Universidad de la República, Uruguay
Beyond technology development and transfer: co-designing sustainable farm systems with farmers
Bill Bellotti, University of Western Sydney, Australia
Innovation by smallholder farmers leading to more diverse and intensive farming systems
Lorène Prost, INRA, France
Analysing farming system design activities in the sight of Design Studies concepts
Michel Duru, INRA, France
Bridging the gaps between ecological principles and actions for designing biodiversity-based agriculture
Session 5: The Landscape level as the core of the design process (2.45-3.30 pm)
Jeroen Groot, Wageningen University and Research, the Netherlands
Exploration of windows of opportunity for improved nutrition, productivity and resource management at the landscape level
Gilles Martel, INRA, France
Impact of farming systems on agricultural landscapes and biodiversity: from plot to farm and landscape
Session 6: What public policies are needed for the design and implementation of sustainable agricultural systems? (3.30-4.00 pm)
Erik Mathijs, KU Leuven, Belgium
Policies and institutions fostering sustainable agricultural systems
mardi 8 septembre 2015
T1. Assessing performances and services of cropping systems (field level experiments, surveys and databases)
Florencia Alliaume, Facultad de Agronomía- UDELAR, Uruguay
Improving resource use efficiency and soil conservation in smallholder vegetable systems through improved soil tillage and residue management.
Jerome Labreuche, Arvalis - Institut du végétal, France
Impact of a legume living mulch on winter wheat yield and its nitrogen nutrition.
Qiang Chai, Gansu Agricultural University, China
Integrated double-mulching practices optimizes soil temperature and improves soil water utilization in arid environments.
Henrike Mielenz, CSIRO, Australia
Trade-off between productivity and nitrous oxide emissions in subtropical broad-acre systems - a modelling approach.
Til Feike, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Impact of two simple fertilization strategies on farmers' product carbon footprints and gross margins of wheat and maize production in the North China Plain.
Karoline D'haene, ILVO, Belgium
Environmental performance of nitrogen fertiliser limits on root crops potatoes and sugar beets.
Neal Dalgliesh, CSIRO, Australia
Farming systems to support flexible climate response strategies for cambodian smallholders farmers.
Martin Lechenet, INRA, France
Reducing pesticide use while reaching economic and environmental sustainability in Arable Farming.
Giuliano Vitali, University of Bologna, Italy
USING Fadn to derive cropping scheme distribution in Italy.
Nicolas Urruty, INRA, France
Characterization and quantification of robustness for designing more sustainable and robust wheat productions.
T2. Assessing performances and services of farming systems (farm level surveys and databases)
Elisa Marraccini, Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, France
Adaptations of farming systems to cities: periurban farms beyond the short food-supply chains.
Diego Valbuena, CIAT, Nicaragua
Food security, income and agriculture in the new ruralities of Central America.
Pablo Modernel, WUR, The Netherlands
Ecological intensification in Río de la Plata grasslands.
Pierre Mischler, Institut de l'Elevage, France
Optimizing milk and beef production systems on farm level.
Daniel Rodriguez, University of Queensland, Australia
To mulch or to munch? Modelling the benefits and tradeoffs in the use of crop residues in Kenya.
Laura Schotte, ILVO, Belgium
Factors influencing the flexibility of farming systems - Case study of the Flemish beef farming sector.
Perry Poulton, CSIRO, Australia
Methods for designing farms that include a coal seam gas extraction enterprise.
Kevin Morel, INRA, France
Strategies to manage crop planning complexity in very diversified direct selling farming systems: the example of organic market gardeners.
Charlotte Dayde, INRA, France
Interview-based structuring of operational decision-making by farmers.
Paula Colnago, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Labour Productivity Analysis in Mixed Family Farm Systems to support a Co-Innovation Process.
T3. Crop modelling and yield gap analysis for agricultural systems analysis and design
Jacques-Eric Bergez, INRA, France
Are our Modelling tools ready to cope with agricultural systems evolution?
Nicolas Bertrand, Montpellier SupAgro, France
Putting the coherence between crop processes and model inputs at the core of model development: a case study for water stress in intercropped systems.
Nicolas Guilpart, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States
How could yield gap assessment contribute to cropping system design?
Joao Silva, WUR, The Netherlands
Explaining rice yield gaps at farm level in Central Luzon, Philippines: An application of stochastic frontier analysis and crop modelling.
Jeremy Whish, CSIRO, Australia
Modelling the population dynamics of root lesion nematodes.
Yosser Ben Zekri, Montpellier SupAgro, France
Combining yield gap and efficiency analysis to analyze farmers' fields network: a case study on nitrogen in durum wheat in Tunisia.
Santiago Dogliotti, Universidad de la Republica, Uruguay
Explaining yield variability between farmers as a first step to reduce yield gaps.
Wei-Li Liang, China Agricultural University, China
On methodology of deciding nitrogen intensity: a case with dynamic typology in the small scale wheat-maize system in the North China Plain.
Henrike Mielenz, CSIRO, Australia
Trade-offs between greenhouse gas abatement and profitability of alternative management practices on Australian grain farms.
T4. What's new with bioeconomic models for the analysis and design of agricultural systems? 
Guillermo Flichman, IAM.M, France
DAHBSIM, a Dynamic Agricultural Household Bio-Economic Model.
Francois Affholder, CIRAD, France
Is « bio-economic» farm modelling of any help for farming system design?
Martin Van Ittersum, WUR, The Netherlands
Trade-offs in soil fertility management on arable farms.
Pierre Chopin, INRA, France
A spatially-explicit multi-scale bioeconomic model to design and assess agricultural landscapes.
Nataraja Subash Pillai, ICAR-Indian Institute of farming systems research, India
Linking modelling with optimization techniques to maximise farming system productivity - Preliminary assessment in an experimental field study.
Shalander Kumar, ICRISAT, India
Development of a bio-economic model for assessing resource constraints and technologies on farm households in the dryland systems of South Asia.
David Berre, CYMMIT, Zimbabwe
Identifying sustainable farms under diverse agro-ecological conditions and livelihood strategies in southern Africa: An interdisciplinary simulation-based approach.
David Boussios, Purdue University, USA
Dynamic Crop Production Responses to Realizations of Weather and Production with Application in Jordan.
Nicolas Brulard, CNRS, France
Strategic and tactical Urban Farm design, a conception and sizing problem.
T5. Designing Climate Smart Agricultural Systems: methods, scales, results and challenges
Zvi Hochman, CSIRO, Australia
Farm4Prophet - Managing whole farm business risk in Australia.
Heidi Webber, University of Bonn, Germany
Specification of nitrogen use in regional climate impact assessment studies.
Katrien Descheemaeker, WUR, The Netherlands
Re-designing smallholder farming futures for reduced vulnerability to climate change in semi-arid southern Africa.
Perry Poulton, CSIRO, Australia
Resilience of adaptation strategies for small-holder farmers in Cambodian lowland rice ecosystems in response to future climate uncertainty.
Pytrik Reidsma, WUR, The Netherlands
Assessing impacts of changes in farm management and farm structural change on sustainable development in a rural area in the Netherlands.
Ralf Bloch, ZALF, Germany
Potential impacts of climate change on legume-based croppping systems.
Afshin Ghahramani, CSIRO, Australia
Climate change adaptation in Australian wheat farm systems upscaled from farm to national scale.
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Afshin Ghahramani, CSIRO, Australia
Climate change impact on Western Australian mixed farm systems.
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T6 . Designing sustainable agricultural systems with legumes 
MH Jeuffroy
Sieglinde Snapp, Michigan State University, USA
Greener food production in Africa: intensification through multipurpose legumes.
Marion Soulie and Celine Bourlet, INRA, France
Design and ex ante assessment of cropping systems with legumes in three french regions and four European countries.
Moritz Reckling, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
Designing legume-supported cropping systems.
Elisa Marraccini, Institut Polytechnique LaSalle Beauvais, France
Design of innovative legume-based systems: the case of soybean-based cropping systems in Oise, northern France.
T7. Scaling up from farm to landscape and multiscale scenario analysis of agricultural systems
Olivier Godinot, INRA, France
Indicators for the evaluation of nitrogen efficiency and nitrogen balance in agriculture for 27 Member States of the European Union.
Chris Stoate, GWCT Allerton Project, United Kingdom
Scaling up agricultural catchment management strategies from field and farm scale to landscape scale.
Til Feike, Julius Kühn-Institut, Germany
Integrating agricultural and water policies for more sustainable crop production in arid Northwestern China.
Andrew Smith, CSIRO, Australia
Crop-livestock farming systems in Australia: what levels of integration result in different benefits?
Pierre Chopin, INRA, France
A modelling framework for designing and assessing multi-functional agricultural landscapes with scenario analysis.
Tom Wassenaar, CIRAD, France
Co-designing organic residue recycling chains in off-balance regions.
Mary Ollenburger, WUR, The Netherlands
Sustainable extensification - ?breathing new life into Africa's Sleeping Giant.
Perry Poulton, CSIRO, Australia
Use of aerial photogrammetry to minimize erosion threats from broad scale resource developments on farmlands.
Marta Debolini, INRA, France
Farming system dynamics and their drivers in Mediterranean landscapes: a case study on the Vaucluse departement based on agricultural census data (PACA region, France).
Eskender Beza, WUR, the Netherlands
Meta-analysis of yield gap explaining factors and opportunities for alternative data collection approaches.
Camille Jahel, CIRAD, France
Land pressure and agrarian mutation, spatial modelling of farming systems evolution from plot to regional scale in West Burkina Faso.
Florent Levavasseur, INRA, France
Characterization of crop rotations variability by combining modelling and local farm interviews.
Davide Rizzo, INRA, France
Use of crop sequences for data-mining of remotely sensed time series across multiple scales: opportunities for scaling up research on agricultural dynamics.
T7. Scaling up from farm to landscape and multiscale scenario analysis of agricultural systems
Jean-Marc Blazy, INRA, France
Integrating field, farm and territory scales in the design of agricultural systems.
Vincent Couderc, INRA, France
Participatory scenarios development and assessment for sustainable farming systems in Camargue, South of France.
Santiago Lopez-Ridaura, CIMMYT, Mexico
The farm and landscape gap - partial versus emerging global efficiencies in agricultural systems.
Guillaume Martin, INRA, France
Coll-ICLS: a participatory tool to support crop-livestock integration among farms.
John Regan, INRA, France
Does the recoupling of crop and livestock production at the district level lead to environmental benefits? A case-study approach in Europe.
Anna Jacobs, Institute of Sugar Beet Research, Germany
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Lorene Prost and Remy Ballot, INRA, France
Design of cropping systems at territorial scale: methodological lessons from case studies.
T8. Co-design and co-innovation with farmers and stakeholders: methods, results and challenges 
Joel Aubin, INRA, France
Co-design ecologically intensive fish farming systems using agroecology and ecosystems services.
Oscar Blumetto, National Institute of Agriculture Research, Uruguay
Re-disigned farming system as a key for biodiversity conservation in Uruguay.
Esther Ronner, WUR, The Netherlands
Co-design of improved climbing bean technologies for smallholder farmers in Uganda.
Anabelle Laurent, AgroParisTech, France
Iterative design and ex ante assessment of cropping systems including energy crops in the Dijon plain (France).
Diego Valbuena, CIAT, Nicaragua
Designing agroforestry systems for food production and provision of other ecosystems services: cases in the sub-humid tropics of Nicaragua.
Andrea Ruggia, National Institute of Agriculture Research, Uruguay
Managing pasture-herd interactions in livestock family farm systems based on natural grasslands in Uruguay.
Lieve Borremans, ILVO, Belgium
Designing appropriate agroforestry systems: a systemic understanding of adoption decisions.
Clément Murgue, CACG, France
Participatory design of irrigated landscapes to limit the risk of water crisis.
Uma Khumairoh, University of Brawijaya, Indonesia
Participatory Prototyping for Complex Rice Based Adaptive Systems Design in East Java, Indonesia.
Marie Chave, INRA, France
Innovative design of smart farming systems: Some insights from the enhancement of native mycorrhizae in Martinique.
Ulavayya Shanwad, University of Agricultural Sciences Raichur, India
Integrated Farming System for Sustainable Rural Livelihood of small and marginal farmers of North Eastern Transitional Zone (Zone-1) and North Eastern Dry Zone (Zone-2) of Hyderabad Karnataka Region.
Jo Bijttebier, ILVO, Belgium
Structuring data gathering on organic farms: the transdisciplinary development and use of a farm scan within a broader methodological framework.
Santiago Scarlato, National Institute of Agriculture Research, Uruguay
Co-innovation as an effective approach to promote changes in farm management in livestock systems in Uruguay.
Thierry Michels, CIRAD, France
Participatory design of a tool to evaluate the sustainability of tropical farming systems- the case of French Reunion Island
Quentin Toffolini, INRA, France
The need for agronomic indicators to monitor and assess action and to enhance learning loops during cropping system redesign process.
Raymond Reau, AgroParisTech, France
De novo design workshop: a method for co-designing innovative cropping systems.
David Parsons, University of Tasmania, Australia
An innovative approach to simulating household adaptation and investment.
Paul Edwards, DairyNZ, New Zealand
Forages for Reduced Nitrate Leaching - a cross sector approach.
Guillaume Martin, INRA, France
A research trajectory driven by scaling out: from a detailed farm model (SEDIVER) to a participatory board game (Forage Rummy).
Skye Gabb, CSIRO, Australia
Gender and wealth influence how smallholder farmers make on-farm changes: a case study from Uganda.
Laurent Parrot, CIRAD, France
Scaling up agro-ecological innovation adoption among farming systems. Application to improved fallows in Martinique.
Marc Moraine, INRA, France
A participatory approach to design and assess integrated crop-livestock systems at territory level.
Guy Trebuil, CIRAD, France
Designing a livestock rearing system with stakeholders in Thailand highlands: Companion modelling for integrating knowledge and strengthening the adaptive capacity of herders and foresters.
Mohamed Moussaoui, ICARDA, Tunisia
Improving the livelihood of rural communities and natural resource management in the mountains of the Maghreb countries of Algeria, Morocco and Tunisia.
Katharina Diehl, ZALF, Germany
Valorization of sustainable management practices in the farm based small economy.
Charles Staver, Bioversity International, France
Small farm viability in Central America: can tools for smallholder decision-making play a key role?