Essays about: "GM crops"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words GM crops.

  1. 1. Polemics around genetically modified crops : understanding the “problematizations” by the researchers and farmers in India

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

    Author : Mayuri Kumari; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; problematization; WPR; discourse; GM debate; GM crops; farmers; agriculture researchers;

    Abstract : India is an agriculture based country where a big chunk of its population is employed in the agricultural sector. Despite significant improvements in food security mainly as a result of the Green revolution, farmers are still facing a list of problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Genetically modified soybeans in animal feed : commercial actors’ ethical perspective in the Swedish market

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Theodor Danielsson; Per Gerhardsson; [2017]
    Keywords : ethics; consequentialism; gmo; gm soybeans; animal feed;

    Abstract : The world’s population is increasing, thus the need for food as well. As a result, innovation is needed in the agriculture sector to increase the production of food. Genetically modified, GM, crops could be such an innovation. READ MORE

  3. 3. Genetically Modified Food and Crops : Risks and Intellectual Property Rights

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Linköpings universitet/Centrum för tillämpad etikFilosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Thaleia Karampaxoglou; [2015]
    Keywords : genetically modified products; risk assessment; intellectual property rights; precautionary principle; socioeconomic effects;

    Abstract : This paper attempts to present and analyze problems that may arise from the use of Genetically Modified (GM) products and issues raised by the Intellectual Property (IP) rights that Genetic Engineering (GE) companies have on their products. Arguments in favor and against the existence of health risks and environmental risks of GM products are presented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opting out of GM agriculture - The scope for EU Member States to restrict cultivation of genetically modified crops

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Ville Edström; [2015]
    Keywords : Environmental law; EU Law; Genetically modified organisms; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Odling av genetiskt modifierade organismer (GMO) har länge varit ett omdebatterat och politiskt känsligt ämne i EU. Sådan odling väcker en mängd olika betänksamheter och frågor hos europeiska medborgare. I spektrumet återfinns bland annat frågor om risker för miljön och hälsa till socioekonomiska och etiska betänkligheter. READ MORE

  5. 5. Food at All Costs? : Investigating attitudes towards genetically modified crops among small-scale farmers in western Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ulrika Ahrsjö; Tove Malmholt; [2014]
    Keywords : Biotechnology; consumer; food security; GM food; Kenya; WTP;

    Abstract : The international debate on genetically modified crops as a means of ending world hunger is characterised by the polemic between environmental organisations and the biotechnology industry. In African developing countries, the much-needed increase in agricultural productivity could potentially be reached through commercialisation of GMOs, but the findings of this study show that consumer acceptance among small-scale farmers in western Kenya is low. READ MORE