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Dr. Emilia Schmitt

Dr. Emilia Schmitt

Dr. Emilia Schmitt

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Institute of Natural Resource Sciences
Grüentalstrasse 14
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 59 11
emilia.schmitt@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Research Associate Geography of Food

http://www.zhaw.ch/de/lsfm/institute-zentren/iunr/bildung-und-kommunikation/geography-of-food/

Expertise and research interests

My research and teaching focus on:
- sustainability analysis of value chains and food systems
- Resilience and vulnerability in mountain regions
- local products and value chains
- voluntary standards for sustainable food

Educational background

Doctoral thesis Sustainable agro-ecosystems, Department Environmental systems science, ETH Zürich (2017)

Professional milestones

Project "MOVING" website:https://www.moving-h2020.eu/

Dissertation: www.research-collection.ethz.ch/handle/20.500.11850/89

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

Book parts, peer-reviewed
  • ; Schmitt, Emilia,

    2019.

    Ernährungsgeographie

    .

    In:

    Kluwick, Ursula; Zemanek, Evi, eds.,

    Nachhaltigkeit interdisziplinär : Konzepte, Diskurse, Praktiken.

    Köln:

    Böhlau Verlag.

    pp.220-237.

    utb, Kulturwissenschaft ; 5227.

Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts
Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Schmitt, E., Galli, F., Menozzi, D., Maye, D., Touzard, J.-M., Marescotti, A., Six, J., & Brunori, G. (2017). Comparing the sustainability of local and global food products in Europe. Journal of Cleaner Production, 165, 346–359. doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2017.07.039
Schmitt, E., Barjolle, D., & Six, J. (2017). Assessing the degree of localness of food value chains. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems, 00, 1–26. doi.org/10.1080/21683565.2017.1365800
Maye, D., Kirwan, J., Schmitt, E., Keech, D., & Barjolle, D. (2016). PDO as a Mechanism for Reterritorialisation and Agri-Food Governance: A Comparative Analysis of Cheese Products in the UK and Switzerland. Agriculture, 6(4), 54. doi.org/10.3390/agriculture6040054
Schmitt, E., Keech, D., Maye, D., Barjolle, D., & Kirwan, J. (2016). Comparing the Sustainability of Local and Global Food Chains: A Case Study of Cheese Products in Switzerland and the UK. Sustainability, 8(5), 419. doi.org/10.3390/su8050419
Brunori, G., Galli, F., Barjolle, D., van Broekhuizen, R., Colombo, L., Giampietro, M., Kirwan, J., Lang, T., Mathijs, E., Maye, D., de Roest, K., Rougoor, C., Schwarz, J., Schmitt, E., Smith, J., Stojanovic, Z., Tisenkopfs, T., & Touzard, J-M. (2016). Are local food chains more sustainable than global food chains? Considerations for assessment. Sustainability, 8(5), 449. doi.org/10.3390/su8050449
Schmitt, E., Barjolle, D., Tanquerey-Cado, A., & Brunori, G. (2016). Sustainability comparison of a local and a global milk value chains in Switzerland. Bio-Based and Applied Economics, 5(2), 79–102.
Schmitt, E., Comoé, H., & Barjolle, D. (2013). Social Networks Analysis of the Ivorian Agricultural Sector Regarding Adaptation to Climate Change. Yearbook of Socio-economics in Agriculture. 81–108.