Essays about: "alternative food networks"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words alternative food networks.

  1. 1. The role of alternative food networks in times of crises : A case study about the effects of covid 19 on the REKO network in Sweden

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Nora Giertz; [2022]
    Keywords : food systems; sustainability transformation; social-ecological resilience; crisis-landscape; covid 19;

    Abstract : The food we consume and how it is produced constitutes a significant driver of environmental change, degrading the ecological base on which life depends. Moreover, the food system is highly globalized and geographically scattered, connected by global value chains. This creates potential vulnerabilities. READ MORE

  2. 2. Challenging the anonymous carrots dilemma - A qualitative study on AFNs and social sustainability in Skåne

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Ellen Andersson; Louise Bonnevier; [2022]
    Keywords : Social sustainability; alternative food networks; participation; awareness; social cohesion; equity; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The current conventional food system is ecologically and socially damaging, as unsustainable production patterns change people’s relationship to food. Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) have been proposed as a potential solution to the problem. READ MORE

  3. 3. Farm T(hr)o(ugh) School - The Role of place-based education in Short Food Supply Chains

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Pia Jahn; [2022]
    Keywords : short food supply chains; local food supply; place-based education; sustainability transitions; multi-level perspective; hybrid actors; social practice theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Present master thesis investigates the role of 4 chosen place-based educational initiatives in Austria which are actively engaged in local short food supply chains (SFSCs). Those supply chains are defined by close geographical and social relations between supply chain actors and a limited number of intermediaries. READ MORE

  4. 4. Regenerative agriculture : a contested open moment

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

    Author : Rickard Hedling; [2022]
    Keywords : regenerative agriculture; alternative food networks; food sovereignty; political ecology; discourse food systems;

    Abstract : Agriculture is both heavily impacted by climate change and responsible for greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change. Transitioning towards more sustainable agricultural practices is therefore imperative and requires new ways of thinking about agricultural knowledge and technologies. READ MORE

  5. 5. Quality inspection of multiple product variants using neural network modules

    University essay from Högskolan i Skövde/Institutionen för ingenjörsvetenskap

    Author : Fredrik Vuoluterä; [2022]
    Keywords : quality inspection; defect detection; variants; modular neural network; convolutional neural network; case study;

    Abstract : Maintaining quality outcomes is an essential task for any manufacturing organization. Visual inspections have long been an avenue to detect defects in manufactured products, and recent advances within the field of deep learning has led to a surge of research in how technologies like convolutional neural networks can be used to perform these quality inspections automatically. READ MORE