Mini Track on Resilient Agri-food and Environmental Systems for Sustainable Development and Agile Entrepreneurship


Geopolitical perspectives and technological challenges for sustainable growth in the 21st century

15-16 June 2023, Bucharest, Romania

Mini Track Chairs

  • Mariarosaria Lombardi, University of Foggia, Italy

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

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:

  • 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

Mariarosaria Lombardi

has been assistant professor in the scientific area of Commodity Sciences at the Department of Economics, University of Foggia (Italy) Since 2006. Graduate in Economics, she took Ph.D. in Commodity Sciences at the University of Bari (Italy). She mainly deals with economic and environmental aspects of innovations applied to production processes. Since 2015, she has been member of the rural hub Vazapp, that is applying social innovation in agriculture. In 2019, she became “climate shaper” as certificated by FAO and Future Food Institute.

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.