Essays about: "agri-food trade"

Found 5 essays containing the words agri-food trade.

  1. 1. Modus Hoperandi: A Critical Agrarian Study of Hop Production in Sweden and Exploration of Localized Hop Production in the Scandinavian Context

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Enrique Mejia; [2019]
    Keywords : Critical Agrarian Studies; Sweden; Hops; Humulus Lupulus; Economic Localization; Agricultural History; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Using a critical agrarian studies approach, this study focuses on the history and current context of hop production in Sweden and adjoining parts of Scandinavia as a case study illustrating how land-use changes and the paradigm shift towards globalized agri-food systems has tended to marginalize traditional crop production as well as how completely new forms of hop production are able to practically confront the capitalist logic of globalized agriculture. This study explores class relationships, land-use changes, and the paradigm shift towards globalized agri-food systems to explain Sweden’s reliance upon foreign production systems to satisfy its growing hop consumption, despite centuries of domestic hop production. READ MORE

  2. 2. The effect of sanitary and phytosanitary measures on EU exports: The case of agri-food products

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Sofie Andersson; [2018]
    Keywords : Gravity Model; Trade; Non-tariff Barriers; SPS; European Union; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : With protectionism on a global rise, non-tariff measures have been an object for public debates and research, as the work of WTO has reduced the possibilities of raising traditional trade restrictions as customs tariffs. Hence governments have turned to non-tariff measures and regulatory standards to fulfill their agendas. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can urban agriculture become a planning strategy to address social-ecological justice?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Javier Fernández Andrés; [2017]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; urban farming; social-ecological justice; equity; food security; food sovereignty; globalisation; industrialisation; inequality; global food system; climate change; food deserts;

    Abstract : Last century witnessed an unprecedented growth of cities which has led to the consolidation of an eminently urbanised world population. Meanwhile, agriculture has adopted industrial methods of production in the shape of large-scale, chemical-laden crops in the countryside, which, together with the liberalisation of global trade, have undermined the livelihood of small-scale peasants throughout the world, forcing many of them out of business. READ MORE

  4. 4. The impact of the transatlantic trade and investment partnership on agri-food trade and greenhouse gas emissions in the EU : an environmentally extended input-output analysis

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Helena Robling; [2016]
    Keywords : agriculture; climate; environment; food; GHG emissons; impact analysis; input-output; policy; trade; TTIP;

    Abstract : To reach the goals set out by the Paris Agreement of limiting global warming to well below 2°C, significant reductions in greenhouse gas emissions driving climate change are required by all actors in society. The European Union has set ambitious targets to reduce its emissions by a minimum of 40% until 2030. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Competitiveness of the Hungarian Agri-Food Sector : From Transition to Accession

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Vanda Czifra; [2006]
    Keywords : Competitiveness; comparative advantage; revealed comparative advantage; agri-food trade; Hungary; EU-15; transformation process;

    Abstract : The Hungarian agricultural sector has undergone substantial changes between 1992 and 2003, which was a period of transformation from command economy to an EU-conform market economy. The question is whether the Hungarian agricultural sector was able to keep its competitiveness despite the extensive transformation. READ MORE