Mini Track on Agrifood and Environmental Economics


Exploring Global Perspectives: The Future of Economics and Social Sciences

13-14 June 2024, Bucharest, Romania

Mini Track Chairs

  • Simona Roxana Pătărlăgeanu, Bucharest University of Economic Studies, Romania

  • Andreea Apetrei Kalveram, Catholic University of Valencia, Spain
  • Jonel Subić, Institute of Agricultural Economics from Belgrade, Serbia

The agri-food and environmental systems have shown the signs of the transition to a more sustainable model, yet the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have proved that the path to achieving the goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is paved with resilient entrepreneurial intentions that strive to enable sustainability at all business levels, as well as efficient management during times of crisis. The objective of the Mini Track entitled Resilient Agri-food and Environmental Systems for Sustainable Development and Agile Entrepreneurship is to explore multidimensional solutions to global challenges faced by the actors involved in the agri-food and environmental sectors. Moreover, this Mini Track aims to bring together academic scientists, researchers, decision makers, entrepreneurs and representatives of the business environment with the goal of collaborating towards identifying more resilient and agile managerial approaches specific to the agri-food and environmental systems. Papers related to all three dimensions of sustainable development (economic, environmental, and social) are highly welcome.

The main topics covered by the hereby call for papers are related to:

  • Food and drink supply and demand
  • Food safety and food security
  • Sustainable food systems
  • Sustainable food production and consumption
  • Sustainability in the agri-food business
  • Environmentally sustainable businesses
  • Human health and well-being
  • Circular economy
  • Sustainability reporting practices
  • International and local developments in sustainability reporting requirements
  • Controlling for sustainability
  • Professional skills of future accountants working for sustainable organizations
  • Technology driven changes in the traditional accounting system for sustainable development
  • Accounting education for SDGs

Simona Roxana Pătărlăgeanu

Associate Professor, PhD, studied Agrifood and Environmental Economics (EAM) at the Bucharest University of Economic Studies. Vice-dean of the Faculty Agrifood and Environmental Economics, her research is situated in the field of Eco and Agrifood Economics and Decision Making.

Andreea Apetrei Kalveram

is a full professor at Catholic University of Valencia (Spain, teaching Marketing and Management courses. She is also the International Coordinator of the Business Faculty managing the visits of more than 100 students and 20 professors every year. She has participated in more than ten international exchanges herself as lecturer or staff member at universities around Europe and Asia, building networks between institutions and people. She has organised and participated in more than 30 conferences while constantly publishing studies in the areas of management and sustainability. The latter had become a passion for Andreea therefore in the last years, she had been researching the topic of sustainable marketing and sustainable fashion.

Jonel Subić

Jonel Subić, Ph.D., Principal Research Fellow is the Director of the Institute of Agricultural Economics from Belgrade, Serbia. During his scientific-research work, he was (co)author at over the 250 scientific papers (including the 9 monographs), while over the 30 papers are published within the WoS journals. In his work, he is mainly turned to agroeconomy, with special accent to economic efficiency of investments, strategic planning in agriculture, or the economics of the use of new (clean) technologies in agriculture and rural development. He was involved in realization of over the 75 scientific and professional projects.