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Mr Luís de Aguiar

MSc (City), MSc (Lon), PGCert (Glous), PGCert (IPH),BSc (Hons) (UFRGS)

Senior Tutor

I am Senior Lecturer in Agri-food Marketing, Food Marketing, Food Security and Sustainability. 

These are my qualifications:

  • MSc in Food Policy (City University);
  • MSc in Agricultural Economics (University of London, Wye College); 
  • PGCert in Further and Higher Education (University of Gloucestershire); 
  • PGCert in Irrigation and Drainage (Hydraulics Research Institure/UFRGS, Brazil);
  • BSc (Hons) in Agricultural Engineering (Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil).

Prior to becoming a full time academic, I have worked in different agribusiness-related roles, namely as Agricultural Attaché at the Foreing and Commonwealth Office in Brasília; Aidé to the Ambassador Ministry of Foreing Relations of Japan in Brasilia; Commercial Manager of agricultural storage systems at Kepler Weber SA;  Food Technologist for barley malting at Brahma/AMBEV brewers, and Sales Promoter for an importer of horticultural seeds, ISLA SA.

Teaching Duties

Module Leader

  • F7009 Food Security and Sustainability
  • F6002 Food Security and Sustainable Food Production
  • B5004C17 Food Marketing 
  • F5009C17 Principles and Practices of Sustainability

Contributor Lecturer

  • F4005C17 Agri-food Marketing

Certificate of Higher Education in Professional Studies

  • Livestock Markets Operation and Management

Professional Memberships

  • Research Gate: Luis Aguiar on ResearchGate
  • Member of Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning Group IFSTAL
  • Fellow Higher Education Academy
  • Member of the Academy of Marketing
  • Member of the International Agribusiness Management Association 

Academic Department: Food Technology and Innovation

Tel: 01952 815510

Fax: 01952 814783

Twitter: @kluweaguiar

Office: N07 Jubilee Adams, Tudor Lodge and NW Building

Research profile: ORCID

Research profile: ResearcherID.com

Publications

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Additional Information

Editorial Boards and Research Groups

Member of the Editorial Committee of the Economics and Rural Sociology Magazine (RESR) of the Brazilian Society of Economics, Business Administration and sociology (SOBER)

Member of the Transnational Research Group Brazilians in the UK (GEB)

Member of the Centre for the Research in Beef Supply Chains (NESPRO)

Grants and Scholarships

FCO-Chevening Scholarship programme

Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation Scholarship

Farmers Club Charitable Trust Research Study Gran, Report on Fair Trade Coffee: https://issuu.com/farmersclub/docs/report_-_luis_aguiar

Books and Chapters of Books

Eastham, J., Aguiar, L.K. and Thelwell, S. (eds.). 2017. Contemporary issues in the food supply chain management. Goodfellow Publishers.

Do Canto, N., de Barcellos, M.D., Aguiar, L.K. and Eastham, J. 2017. Eco-innovation barriers and opportunities. Chapter 2 In Eastham, J., Aguiar, L.K and Thelwell, S. (eds.) (2017) Contemporary issues in the food supply chain management. Goodfellow Publishers.

Aguiar, L.K. 2017. The political economy of food: food security. Chapter 7 In Eastham, J., Aguiar, L.K and Thelwell, S. (eds.) 2017. Contemporary issues in the food supply chain management. Goodfellow Publishers.

Beacham, A.M., Monaghan, J.M.; Aguiar, L.K. and Eastham, J. 2017. Alternative Production Systems: Moving away from Farming the Land Chapter 8 In Eastham, J., Aguiar, L.K and Thelwell, S. (eds.) (2017) Contemporary issues in the food supply chain management. Goodfellow Publishers.

Aguiar, L.K. and Eastham, J. 2017. An analysis of the role of urban and peri-urban agriculture in food security and resilience. Chapter 10 In Eastham, J., Aguiar, L.K and Thelwell, S. (eds.). 2017. Contemporary issues in the food supply chain management. Goodfellow Publishers.

Aguiar, L.K. and Yawson, D. 2011. An Inquiry into the Ghanaian Pineapple Supply Chain Agility. Lambert Academic Publishers.

Aguiar, L.K., Brofman, F.E. and Barcellos, M.D. 2010. Are consumers ready for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)? The dawn of a new market orientation area. In Lindgreen, A., Hingley, M., Harness, D. and Custance, P. (eds) Market orientation: transforming food and agribusiness around the customer. Gower: 245-261.

Aguiar, L.K. 2009. The expanding demand of Brazilian groceries: the case of cachaça. In Lindgreen, A. and Hingley, M. (eds) The new cultures of food: marketing opportunities from ethnic, religious and cultural diversity. Gower: 107-126.

Vieira, L. M. and Aguiar, L. K. 2009. An Appraisal of the Fair Trade System: evidence from small producers in emerging countries. In Lindgreen, A. and Hingley, M. 2009. (eds) Crisis of food brands: sustaining safe, innovative and competitive food supplies. Gower: 327-346.

Richardson, J. and Aguiar, L. 2006. Consumer change in fast food preference. In Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts of India (ed), Fast food retailing: an emerging trend. November, 2006.

Other Publications

Aguiar, L.K. 2013. Addressing the issue of Wasted Food: Available from:

http://www.harper-adams.ac.uk/news/202057/our-world-view-addressing-the-issue-of-food-waste

Aguiar, L.K. and Story, S. 2011. Sustainable procurement of wheat and potatoes. United Biscuits (UBUK).

Baines, R.B.N., Davies, W.P., Aguiar, L.K., Brough, C., Finch. H.J.S. and Story, S.B. 2008. Current and alternative production patters of beef, soy and palm oil: implications for rainforest conservation. Report for The Prince’s Rainforest Project, Food chain Research Group & Sustainable Agriculture Group. October.

Conferences

  • Aguiar, L.K. 2016. An analysis of the role of urban and peri-urban agriculture in food security and resilience. In Conference proceedings of the 26th International Agribusiness Management Association World Conference (IAMA) and 12th Conference on Chain and Network Management (WICANEM). June. Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Aguiar, L.K. 2016. Mapping out the contested landscape of lab-grown meat: policy implications for resolving food security. In Conference proceedings of the 26th International Agribusiness Management Association World Conference (IAMA) and 12th Conference on Chain and Network Management (WICANEM). June. Aarhus, Denmark.
  • Aguiar, L.K. and Dewhurst, G. 2016. Fodder Produced Hydroponically: farmers´ adoption in the UK. In Conference proceedings of the 26th 26th International Agribusiness Management Association World Conference (IAMA) and 12th Conference on Chain and Network Management (WICANEM). June. Aarhus, Denmark. 
  • Bailone, R. L.; Borra, R. C. ; Roça, R. O. ; Aguiar, L.K. and Harris, M. 2016. Microbiological quality analysis of refrigerated raw milk from buffalo cows in defferent Brazilian properties. In Conference Proceedings of the 1st Congresso de Microbiologia Agropecuária, Agrícola e Ambiental. Jaboticabal. Brazil. May.
  • dos Santos, M. C.; Aguiar, L.K.; Bansback, R.J.; Revell, B.J. and de Zen, S. 2016. Meeting Climate Change Targets – necessary adjustments and challenges for Brazilian beef industry. In Conference Proceedings of the 90th Agricultural Economics Society Conference. Warwick. April.
  • Aguiar, L.K.; Caleman, S. Q., and Manning, L. 2012. Sustainability: who is driving it? In Conference proceedings of the International Wageningen Chain and Network Management Conference. Ede-Wageningen. Holland. May.
  • Aguiar, L.K.; Martinez, D.C.; Barcellos, M.D., Vieira, L.M. and Ferreira, G. 2011. Consumer perception of palm oil: issues of sustainability for the Ecuadorian palm oil industry. In Conference proceedings of the Marketing Academy Conference, Liverpool. July. 
  • Schroeder, R.; Baines, R. and Aguiar, L.K. 2011. Carbon footprint in meat production and supply chains. In conference proceedings of the 21st International Agribusiness Management Association Conference (IAMA). June. Frankfurt, Germany.
Modules

You can contact Mr Luís de Aguiar if you would like to discuss any of the following course modules:

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