Essays about: "agricultural politics"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words agricultural politics.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Farming for food security : a critical study on the transition to post-fossil agriculture in Sweden

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

    Author : Ebba Ulfbecker; [2018]
    Keywords : agricultural politics; food security; resilience; transition; climate mitigation; agroecology; sustainable intensification; the Rural Development program; contingency; rural development; discourse analysis; policy analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the preconditions to achieve a transition to fossil free agriculture in Sweden, to increase farm-level resilience and food security. Swedish agriculture is today highly dependent on imported fossil-based inputs, such as diesel, agrochemicals and protein feed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Swedish Foreign Aid Policy, Narrative Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Astghik Sahakyan; [2017]
    Keywords : Sweden; foreign aid; narrative analysis; European Studies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper will examine the Swedish Foreign Aid policy, particularly those values it was based on. It will attempt to discover how the narrative of foreign aid was affected after the accession to the European Union and how the European values were reflected in national foreign aid policy. READ MORE