Essays about: "Agribusinesses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the word Agribusinesses.

  1. 1. The Price of Food: Evaluating the effectiveness of the international human rights framework in regulating the impacts of agribusinesses on the right to food amidst the climate crisis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Nadiath Assani; [2020]
    Keywords : Agribusinesses; the right to food; climate change; non-state actor obligations; international human rights framework; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis is concerned with the relationship between agribusinesses and the right to food and examines how the international framework of human rights law regulates the impacts of the industry’s activities on this right. Considering the contemporary challenges that climate change poses to the right to food, this thesis also looks into the role agribusinesses have played in fueling the climate crisis and how that also affects the right to food. READ MORE

  2. 2. Materialisation of emergent farmers in a Malawian context : a privileged class’ positioning in agricultural transformation

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

    Author : Gustav Broms; [2020]
    Keywords : capital accumulation; surplus value; food regime; patronage; differentiation; livelihood; diversification; food security;

    Abstract : Emergent farmers have rapidly increased in numbers on the sub-Saharan African continent during the last couple of decades. The main interest in this study lies in how emergent farmers have materialised as a class in a political economic context and historical process and what societal impact they have had. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flexibility or coerced resilience: Analysing the role of flex crops in the global production ecosystem

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Robin Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : Global Production Ecosystems; flex crops; resilience;

    Abstract : Large parts of Earth’s natural ecosystems have been converted into simplified production system. These production systems, named the Global Production Ecosystems (GPE) are characterised by homogenised and industrial production, that delivers predictable yields of biomass and is highly connected through global trade. READ MORE

  4. 4. How media influence South African agri-businesses’ CSR-programs : can CSR create incentives for agri-businesses to include small-scale farmers in their supply chain, despite high transaction costs?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Madelene Casselbrant; [2014]
    Keywords : content analysis; economies of scale; panel data; product differentiation; quantitative media discourse analysis;

    Abstract : In UNDP (2008) the UN Commission on the Private Sector and Development stresses the importance to develop the private sector within the African agricultural sector as a mean in succeeding to reach the Millenium Development Goals. Since the 90s the number of larger agri-businesses in Sub-Saharan Africa has increased. READ MORE

  5. 5. Codes of conduct in the Macedonian food industry

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Afrodita Musliu; [2013]
    Keywords : collaboration; development; management; reporting; responsibility; sustainability;

    Abstract : Today, the society is demanding from the industries to perform Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities and show their responsibility by contributing and developing sustainable businesses. Especially for the agribusinesses in the Republic of Macedonia (RM), linked with many scandals concerning food and beverage production, it is crucial to work strategically with CSR, for example, by using ethical guidelines, such as codes of conduct (CoC). READ MORE