Sonia Callau-Berenguer

Institution: Barcelona’s provincial council
Position: Responsible for the Agricultural Spaces Department of Barcelona’s Provincial Council and member of the technical-scientific committee of the Agroterritori Foundation
Profession: Agricultural Engineer, Forest Engineer and Master’s Degreee in urban planning (due for completion at the end of 2013). Early stage researcher at the Architecture-UPC University
Country: Spain

General research interest:

  • peri-urban agriculture definition, food self-sufficiency and food planning, european tools to preserve and manage peri-urban agricultural spaces
  • new peasantry and start-up programmes (for new farmers)
  • linking small scale producers and consumers (short-supply chains)