Learning and Transformative Networks to Address Wicked Problems: A GOLDEN Invitation

S. Waddell, M. McLachlan, D. Dentoni

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Abstract

This essay explores the role of learning networks in strengthening the transformative potential of multi-stakeholder initiatives in the agro-food sector. It begins with reflections on the learning needs of a regional multi-stakeholder initiative in the agro-food sector, the Southern Africa Food Lab (SAFL).Then, the essay introduces an emerging learning network, namely GOLDEN for Sustainability. GOLDEN is a global learning network currently developing outside the agricultural and food sector, but with the ambition of including the agro-food sector. The authors are all connected to GOLDEN, and through this article they aim to leverage the International Food and Agribusiness Management Review (IFAMR) platform as a tool for developing such networks (Dentoni et al. 2012) and to invite agro-food organizations to participate in learning networks such as GOLDEN.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the IFMA's World Workplace Conference & Expo
Pages23-32
Volume16
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event14th IFMA's World Workplace Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, USA -
Duration: 2 Oct 20134 Oct 2013

Conference

Conference14th IFMA's World Workplace Conference & Expo, Philadelphia, USA
Period2/10/134/10/13

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