Amber Steyaert

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Rural development
Department of Agricultural Economics
Ghent University
Coupure Links 653
Office A1.
9000 Ghent, Belgium
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BIO

Amber started her PhD at the Department of Agricultural Economics in September 2020. She has a Master of Science in International Politics. Before starting her PhD, Amber briefly worked for Rikolto on a study about Urban Agriculture.

 

Research

Amber investigates the potential of national and international city-to-city learning networks as an instrument for the enhancement and propagation of food democracy. In her project she is actively looking for new knowledge partnerships. Partners in this project are Rikolto and de Stadsacademie.

Keywords

  • Food democracy

  • Food systems

  • City-to-City learning

  • Urban Food Governance