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Outlook on agriculture within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals

Topic: Outlook on agriculture within the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals

The objective of the workshop will be to discuss different pathways in agriculture and their relation to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are globally accepted as the components of a desirable world and provide a dashboard for the transition to sustainable development. These goals can also be seen as the means to a larger end with an overarching goal which is human well-being. The research assessing how particular agricultural types relate to SDGs has so far been scarce.

The workshop will include the presentation of a theoretical conceptualization of the SDGs. Followingly, a study relating small-scale farming to seventeen objectives of the SDGs will be presented. The Alentejo region in Southern Portugal, where the perceptions of various stakeholders were collected, will be used as a case study.

The third part of the workshop will consist of a discussion about the challenges for future research focusing on SDGs and agriculture. 

Date: Tuesday 25. 8. 2020 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm

Place: video-conference online - and room E155 FEM (PEF), CZU Prague (blended seminar/workshop)

Language: English

Moderator: Prof. PhDr. Michal Lošťák – Department of Humanities, FEM, CZU Prague


  • prof. PhDr. Michal Lošťák, Ph.D. (head of Department of Humanities, FEM):The Sustainable development goals – overview and some implications for social research
  • Ing. Diana Surová, Ph.D. (researcher at Department of Humanities, FEM):Outlook on small-scale agriculture through Sustainable Development Goals framework. A case study from Southern Portugal

Discussion about the presented topics

Organizing Institution: Department of Humanities, FEM, CZU Prague

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Dedicated for: Doctoral students and the professional public

The workshop is organized within the research project Support for the Development of International Mobility of CULS Researchers in Prague (reg. č.: CZ.02.2.69/0.0/0.0/16_027/0008366) International Mobility of researchers OP VVV č. 02_16_027.

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