[Defended thesis] Eléonore Schnebelin: Innovations systems of digital agriculture towards agroecological transition

Eléonore is one of the #DigitAg labelled PhDs


  • Start Date:  October 2018
  • University:  Montpellier University of Excellence (MUSE) – Montpellier SupAgro
  • PhD School: EDEG (Montpellier Economy-Management)
  • Field(s): Economics
  • Doctoral Thesis Advisor: Jean-Marc Touzard (Inrae, UMR Innovation)
  • Co-supervisors : Jean-Marc Touzard (Inrae, UMR Innovation) & Pierre Labarthe (Inrae, UMR Agir)
  • Funding: #DigitAg – Inrae
  • #DigitAg: Axis 2 – Challenge 1

Keywords: Innovation, Agriculture, Digital, Agroecology, Digital Transition

Abstract: The thesis aims to study the development of digital agriculture as a whole. “Agriculture knowledge and innovation systems” works give a framework to grasp evolution of relations between innovative companies, farmers and research and development institutions at various levels. The question is to analyze how this evolution can impact agroecological transition. It will be conduct in France, through 2 agricultural systems: development of organic agriculture and greening of conventional agriculture.

Contact:  eleonore.schnebelin [AT] inrae.fr​

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Papers in international journals

Schnebelin, É., Labarthe, P., Touzard, J.-M. (2021), How digitalisation interacts with ecologisation? Perspectives from actors of the French Agricultural Innovation System, Journal of Rural Studies 86, 599–610

Papers at conferences

Schnebelin Eléonore (2021) Usages du numérique et transition agro-écologique : l’exemple des exploitation céréalières d’Occitanie, Association Française d’Economie Politique (AFEP), 10ème congrès, Toulouse, France

Schnebelin Eléonore (2021) Which digital uses for which ecologisation of agriculture? The example of cereal farms in South-West France, European Association for Evolutionary Political Economy (EAEPE), 33rd conference