Essays about: "Organic certification"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 18 essays containing the words Organic certification.

  1. 6. Intercropping strategies and challenges in cacao production : a field study in Juanjuí, Peru

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Crop Production Ecology

    Author : Linnea Persson; Hanna Johansson; [2012]
    Keywords : cacao; cocoa; Peru; agroforestry; intercropping;

    Abstract : In the region of San Martín, Peru, deforestation has led to a loss of biodiversity and agro-diversity. Furthermore, coca cultivation was common in the area a few years back. READ MORE

  2. 7. Livelihood and transition to certified cacao production in the Peruvian Amazonas : gendered responsibilities in Irazola

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Carin Emenius; [2012]
    Keywords : cacao; livelihoods; Amazonas; Peru; gendered responsibilities; transition organic certification;

    Abstract : Peru is recorded as the second largest organic cacao producer and the second largest coca producerin the world. Consequently, the demand has made cacao an important alternative crop for coca.Cacao can just be grown around the equator and is therefore an attractive cash-crop for export tocountries in Europe and North America. READ MORE

  3. 8. Descriptive Assessment and Amendment of the SimpleTreat Model - Modelling of Organic Chemicals in Sludge for Soil Applications

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industriell elektroteknik och automation

    Author : Belinda Chieng; [2012]
    Keywords : organic compounds; SimpleTreat; REVAQ; soil amendment; methodology; WWTP; fugacity and steady-state model; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Large quantities and numbers of organic compounds (OCs) from industries and domesticsources enter the wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) everyday, which is an ever-increasingissue in modern society. In WWTPs, the pollutants are either degraded or emitted to the air, theeffluent (water) or the sludge (biosolids). READ MORE

  4. 9. 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

  5. 10. 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