Essays about: "GM debate"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 7 essays containing the words GM debate.

  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. 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

  4. 4. Lantbruksjournalisters kunskap och inställning till GMO : en kvantitativ undersökning av journalister som skriver om den gröna näringen

    University essay from SLU/Rural Buildings and Animal Husbandry (until 121231)

    Author : Erik Pettersson; [2012]
    Keywords : GMO; lantbruksjournalister; attityder; kunskap; opartiskhet; svenska tidningar;

    Abstract : Den svenska debatten om användningen av GMO har varit en het och infekterad fråga i många år. Förespråkarna och motståndarna till GMO är långt ifrån varandra och positionerna är tämligen låsta. READ MORE

  5. 5. GM Plants in Green Economies: A Risk of Necessity?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Amy Cregar; [2011]
    Keywords : Plant biotechnology; green economic framework; bio-based resources; risk and perception; genetic modification; GMO; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : What this paper endeavors to achieve is an exploration into the issues behind and within the debate surrounding the inclusion of GM plants in a green economic framework. What is first described is the green economic framework, what it is, how it works, why it is desired. READ MORE