Dr. Stefano Orsini
Job titleSenior Researcher
Contact detailsEmail prefix: stefano.o (add suffix @organicresearchcentre.com)
Phone: +44 (0)1488 646254 - extn. 6254
Postal address: Trent Lodge,Stroud Road, Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6JN
PhD: Orsini, S. (2012) On land management: landholders’ attitudes to land and farming in Valdera, Tuscany; PhD thesis, University of Pisa, Italy.
MSc in Agricultural Science, University of Pisa, Italy.
Main roles and responsibilities
Currently involved in the following projects:
- iSAGE – Innovation for Sustainable Sheep and Goat Production in Europe.
- Distribution of the added value of the organic food chain.
Rural development; agricultural and environmental policy evaluation; socio-economic analysis of the agricultural sector.
Orsini S, Padel S, Gambelli D, Lernoud J, Sanders J, Solfanelli F, Stolze M, Willer H, Zanoli R. (2019).Beyond ‘mainstream’ and ‘alternative’ in organic food supply chains: empirical examples of added value distribution from eight European countries. British Food Journal (DOI :10.1108/BFJ-07-2019-0508, in press.
Orsini S, Padel S, Solfanelli F, Costanzo A, Zanoli R (2019) LIVESEED D4.1 Report on the relative importance of different factors encouraging farmers to use/ not use organic seed in organic supply chains
Rose I, Martin-Collado D, Orsini S, Zanoli R, Yañez-Ruiz D, Zaralis K, Arsenos G (2019) Using the Multi-stakeholder Approach to Match Potential Innovations with Challenges Experienced by European Sheep and Goat Farms. Cham: Springer International Publishing. pp 119-130.
Orsini S, Padel S, Lampkin N (2018) Labour Use on Organic Farms: A Review of Research since 2000. Organic Farming, 4 (1)
Rose I, Martin-Collado D, Orsini S, Zanoli R, Yañez-Ruiz D, Zaralis K, Arsenos, G (2017) Using the Multi-stakeholder Approach to Match Potential Innovations with Challenges Experienced by European Sheep and Goat Farms. In Theodoridis A, Ragkos A, Salampasis M (ed.) International Conference on Information and Communication Technologies in Agriculture, Food & Environment. Springer, pp. 119-130.
Lampkin N, Orsini S (2017) Welsh Organic Producer Survey 2016. Organic Research Centre, Newbury.
Sanders J, Gambelli D, Lernoud J, Orsini S, Padel S, Stolze M, Willer H, Zanoli R (2016) Distribution of the added value of the organic food chain. Thünen Institute of Farm Economics. Braunschweig.
Orsini S (2014) Explaining land management decisions to understand local landscape functions and change. Some insights from Tuscany. Local Environment: The International Journal of Justice and Sustainability, 18 (8), 934-949.
Orsini S (2014) Landscape polarisation, hobby farmers, and a valuable hill in Tuscany: understanding landscape dynamics in a peri-urban context. Danish Journal of Geography, 113 (1), 53-64.