Essays about: "Organic certification"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 20 essays containing the words Organic certification.

  1. 11. Opportunities and obstacles in the certification process : A case study on the development of the organic production and agriculture in Babati, Tanzania

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för livsvetenskaper

    Author : Linda Klang; [2010]
    Keywords : Organic farming; Agriculture; Conventional farming; Pesticides; Fertilizers; Certification.;

    Abstract : Organic products have become more and more talked- about in today’s industrial world. The demand for organic products is increasing and the market is continuing to grow bigger. It is important to maintain what these products stand for, being environmental friendly, and to do so strict certification policies are needed. READ MORE

  2. 12. Is the modern pig suited for organicproduction environments?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Lina Olsson; [2010]
    Keywords : Egenskaper; Ekologisk; Gris; Organic; Pig; Traits; Qualities;

    Abstract : With a starting point in the legislation for organic production set up by the Swedishcertification organization KRAV, the reasons to why these regulations are important isexplained and how pigs are affected by these rules. The study also shows how well the pigscope in the organic environment considering the origin of the genetic material; from theconventional pig population. READ MORE

  3. 13. Can the small-scale cooperatives in Serbiabe successful organic producers?

    University essay from SLU/Agrosystems (until 121231)

    Author : Lina Engman; [2009]
    Keywords : Rural development project ; Organic production; Serbia;

    Abstract : This thesis is part of the evaluation of a development project in Serbia, where cooperativeshave been formed in order to make the members support themselves trough organic farming.The purpose of the paper has been to find out if the goal of making the current members andpotential new members able to support themselves on what the cooperatives produce, hasbeen reached. READ MORE

  4. 14. Environmental and social certifications on coffee : A study of consumer perceptions

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema; Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Alexander Sjöberg; Louise Wall; [2009]
    Keywords : Coffee; Greenwashing; Consumer perceptions; Certifications; Organic; KRAV; Fair Trade; Rainforest Alliance; UTZ Certified; European Union certification for organic farming.; Kaffe; Greenwashing; Konsumentuppfattningar; Certifieringar; Ekologiskt; KRAV; Rättvisemärkt; Rainforest Alliance; UTZ Certified; Europeiska Unionens certifiering för ekologiskt jordbruk.;

    Abstract : Using coffee as the example, the five certifications; Rainforest Alliance, Fairtrade, UTZ Certified, EU certification for organic farming and KRAV are explored. A consumer perception survey and a comparative analysis of the certifications true achievements are compared in order to establish how well consumer perceptions reflect certification demands. READ MORE

  5. 15. Hindrances local organic farmers are facing in the Turkish organic agricultural sector : an attempt to identify barriers and suggest ways to eliminate them

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Matthias Lehner; [2009]
    Keywords : Organic Agriculture ; Turkey; Stakeholder Analysis; Rural Development; Contract Farming;

    Abstract : Today, organic agriculture is considered a viable option to close the gap between commonly practiced agriculture and the goal of an economically, environmentally and socially sustainable agriculture. During the last 25 years, Turkey saw a first wave of conversion to organic farming practices, mainly spurred by demand from export markets. READ MORE