Essays about: "agricultural politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 23 essays containing the words agricultural politics.

  1. 1. The Cooperative Role Model : A study of the Role Model Effect in rural agricultural cooperatives in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Joel Andersson; [2020]
    Keywords : Role Model Effect; agricultural cooperatives; Rwanda; symbolic representation; leadership; gender roles;

    Abstract : With the highest representation of female parliamentarians in the world, Rwanda is a frequently reoccurring case when studying the impact of increased female representation. In this debate, little attention has been given to symbolic representation and particularly to the concept of the Role Model Effect. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Green State of Ethiopia : Challenging the Western Perception of African States Environmental Politics

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Mesir Taki; [2019]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; environmental sustainability; green state; postmaterialism; environmental politics;

    Abstract : Environmental sustainability has long been assumed to be a postmaterialist claim solely granted for affluent countries. This Western perception suggests that African and other developing countries are not capable of successfully dealing with environmental issues due to limited institutional and instrumental resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Spinning facts. Of spin, post-truth and the instrumentalisation of science. A case study from Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Paula Karoline Ottenberg; [2019]
    Keywords : spin; post-truth; instrumentalisation of science; sustainability science; Denmark; agriculture; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Connecting science to political agenda-setting is essential for a sustainable transition and acceptable politics. This task is complicated by phenomena like post-truth, for which facts are a non-issue. However, post-truth is not the only issue. READ MORE

  4. 4. Minerals and Magic Machines: A critical approach to modern agricultural technology and its connection to world-system flows of rare earth elements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Niklas Sjøbeck Jørgensen; [2018]
    Keywords : Technology; ag-tech; agriculture; Denmark; rare earths; extractivism; mining; China; discourse; reductionism; politics; nature; machines; fetishism; world system; supply chain; critical realism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis connects agricultural technology (ag-tech) within a Danish context to a world system of production in which rare earth elements (REs) play a crucial role. These elements are essential for modern technology. READ MORE

  5. 5. Can the Grow initiative contribute to poverty reduction and community development through agribusiness? - A case study of the African Agricultural Development Company’s irrigated farming hub”, Ghana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofie Fransson; [2018]
    Keywords : Grow; land grabbing; accumulation by dispossession; developing countries; Ghana; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The current debate concerning land acquisition for commercial agriculture is whether it can contribute to poverty reduction by developing communities through successful agribusiness, or whether it leads to dispossession of traditional land users. Thus, this research is a case study of the African Agricultural Development Company (AgDevCo) and their irrigated farming hub in Babator, Ghana. READ MORE