Past and future of the rural world: Maragatería


  • To contribute to situating family farming at the centre of agricultural, environmental and social policies on the national agenda.
  • To present, from a gender perspective, the contribution of women to the management of family farming, the health of populations and the sustainability of populations and ecosystems.
  • To evaluate the generational change and its consequences between 1900 and 2015.
  • To combine quantitative approaches to biology and reproductive health evaluated with specific indicators, with qualitative approaches based on the life stories of women over a period of 40 years.
  • To increase awareness of the abandonment of the rural world and its consequences for sustainability (through publications, seminars, conferences and exhibitions).