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CORPUS “3rd Policy meets Research”-Workshop on Sustainable Food Consumption


12. Mai 2011  -  13. Mai 2011
Vienna, Austria
The "Policy meets research" Workshop on Sustainable Food Consumption III  takes place on 12-13 May 2011 in Vienna (Austria) on the premises of the Austrian Ministry of Environment. This workshop is the final one in a series of three. Each of them providing a forum of intensive exchange, each with a different focus on sustainable food consumption.

The 3rd Workshop on Sustainable Food Consumption dealing with "Scenarios and Possible Sustainable Futures” takes place on 12-13 May, 2011 in Vienna, Austria, on the premises of the Austrian Ministry of Environment. About 50 participants from all over Europe – policy makers, researchers and civil society representatives - engaged in two days of intensive discussion of ideas and good practices. The focus is on creative interactive sessions in which the participants develop and reflect upon future visions of sustainable food consumption. (see agenda)


The specific aims of the workshop were:

  • to showcase innovative forms and learn from good practices in scenario building as a policy tool
  • to revise the jointly developed research agenda on sustainable food consumption
  • to brainstorm ideas on how to sustain the CORPUS network activities in sustainable food consumption
  • to provide a network opportunity between European policy makers and researchers in sustainable food consumption
  • to enable learning of innovative forms and methods of effective knowledge brokerage.


Research Agenda on Sustainable Food Consumption

Extensive work and joint efforts have gone into the formulation of the Research Agenda. Consortium partners, registered users, workshop participants, interviewed researchers and policy-makers have all cooperated in shaping a joint research agenda on Sustainable Food Consumption.(PDF)

The outcomes, ideas and knowledge generated for and during the workshop are all available on the CORPUS website.


Dr. Gerd Scholl
Institute for Ecological Economy Research (IÖW)
Potsdamer Str. 105, 10785 Berlin, Germany
Phone +49 (30) 884594-20