Data collection under way

The first field work phase has been under way for a couple of weeks and we have already interviewed almost 30 key informants including farmers, public servants, academics, social and environmental movement activists, academics and agri-food market operators.

Giuseppe Feola and Jaime Suzunaga interviewing a farmer

It is clear that different discourses on agri-food systems in peri-urban Sogamoso exist, and that these discourses clash sometimes in strong ways. Has agriculture a significant function in the peri-urban space of Sogamoso? And what will be its function, if any, in the future?