Dona Pickard

Institution:  Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge, “Communities and Identities” department, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Position: Assistant
Profession:  Sociologist
Country: Bulgaria

General research interest:

  •  Rural sociology
  • Land relations: Land ethics, Land property rights
  • Social capital in local communities

COST UAE research interest:

  • Forms of urban agriculture and conditions for their existence
  • Potential of urban agriculture to contribute to the social integration of disadvantaged groups (e.g. ethnic minority communities)
  • Property relations in urban agriculture
  • Transformations of traditional land relationships as reflected in urban agriculture