This first issue approaches theoretical and practical issues related to the «Alimentary Landscapes»
The current portuguese magazine is an online edition and aims to contribute to the debate and reflection on the Mediterranean Diet as a multidimension concept. It also seeks to give visibility to relevant projects and initiatives that contribute to the revitalisation and safeguard of the Mediterranean Diet.
This first issue approaches theoretical and practical issues related to the «Alimentary Landscapes», what is being done in this area, in the perspective of its safeguard and future development. The reader will find topics related with “public policies interventions for the safeguarding and enhancement of MD, the importance and role of family farming in the revaluation of mediterranean agricultural and food systems, the challenges facing MD for the preservation of indigenous species, issues of biodiversity and cultural landscapes, how to innovate while preserving tradition, that is, reflections that can contribute to emphasize the MD as a strategic vehicle for regional development, focused on people and their quality of life.” Also, in this issue you will find an article dedicated to MD.net project and how our goals contribute for the Mediterranean Diet challenges.