Essays about: "farmer s perspective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 essays containing the words farmer s perspective.

  1. 1. Trading transparency: How it affects the coffee farmers?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Evelina Edwardsson; Elena Giannisi; [2019]
    Keywords : coffee supply chain; fair trade; direct trade; ethical trade; blockchain; coffee income transparency; trade theory.;

    Abstract : Trading processes are occurring every day in all industries, and people within these processes are constantly faced with inequalities due to different power structures and opportunities. In particularly, the coffee industry is one industry that is affected by these trading differences. READ MORE

  2. 2. Climate change consideration in agricultural businesses : a case study of crop farmers’ risk management in the region of Mälardalen

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hanna Engvall; Cornelia Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : risk; climate change; risk management; mental models; agriculture; risk preferences; crop farmers;

    Abstract : Farmers are constantly exposed to different types of risks within their business. Agricultural production is typically characterized by uncertain outcomes and serious difficulties to measure and estimate the possibility of unfavourable events. Therefore, agriculture belongs to one of the most vulnerable sectors of the economy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Hype, hot eller möjlighet? : en analys av blockkedjeteknik för livsmedelskedjan och dess potentiella inverkan på svenska primärproducenter.

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Emilie Åberg; [2018]
    Keywords : distributed ledger; tangle; IoT; IOTA; farmer; Agtech;

    Abstract : Livsmedelskedjorna blir allt mer komplexa och matfusk och kontaminerade livsmedel orsakar sjukdomar, ekonomiska förluster och påverkar kundernas förtroende för livsmedelsindustrin negativt. Blockkedjebaserade lösningar för ökad spårbarhet och transparens är en ny, mycket omtalad teknologi. READ MORE

  4. 4. Investigating discouraging and encouraging emic reasons to apply eco-efficient farming methods : a participatory study with indigenous small-scale farmers in Ratanakiri, Cambodia

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Lilian-Marleen Beck; [2018]
    Keywords : agroecology; transdisciplinary research; action research; participative video making; eco-efficiency; cosmology; emic perception; indigenous farmers; small-scale farmer; non adoption of innovations; Ratanakiri; Cambodia;

    Abstract : In 2008 the most extensive evaluation of global agriculture in human history notable named “agriculture at a crossroad” was published, indicating that agroecological small-scale farming systems could be a path to follow in the future in order to secure a sustainable food supply. Yet it is claimed that there is a gap between knowledge regarding the methods used for agroecological farming and its application by farmers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Environmentalism of the occupied: A slow violence perspective on the West Bank’s deteriorating agricultural sector, and an overview of Palestinian agro-resistance in the struggle towards food sovereignty

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Jennifer Luna Pedersen; [2018]
    Keywords : slow violence; food sovereignty; environmentalism of the poor; environmentalism of the occupied; resistance; occupied Palestinian territories oPt ; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis explores what it means to struggle for food sovereignty under belligerent occupation. It makes the argument that the deliberate suppression of agriculture in the West Bank (occupied Palestinian territories) and ensuing deterioration of food sovereignty can be understood as an example of “slow violence,” further entrenching the settler-colonial occupation of Palestine. READ MORE