Essays about: "food sovereignty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 39 essays containing the words food sovereignty.

  1. 1. Empowering Smallholder Farmers to Achieve Food Sovereignty Through Soil-Less Agriculture

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Abhijith Nag Balasubramanya; Fathimath Zainy Shaafiu; [2022]
    Keywords : Food access; food sovereignty; food security; agriculture; alternative agriculture; aeroponics; hydroponics; aquaponics; empowerment; power; smallholder farmers; vertical farming.;

    Abstract : This study explores the question of how soil-less agriculture through hydroponics, aeroponics, and aquaponics can empower smallholder farmers to achieve food sovereignty as portrayed in documentaries. It addresses the power imbalance between large corporations and smallholder farmers in the traditional agriculture industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Visiting food sovereignty : exploring the relations of food sovereignty and tourism

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

    Author : Mislav Petrusic; [2022]
    Keywords : food sovereignty; alternative agriculture; alternative tourism; Ireland; eco village; rural development;

    Abstract : Both the agriculture and tourism sectors have been heavily criticized for the social and environmental imprints they leave on the world, especially in rural areas. This thesis explores the intersection between alternative approaches to both agriculture and tourism which seek to bring positive social and ecological effects to rural areas. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. To fight for collective food security and social dignity : the role of participation in a community-based organization in shaping community food security: a qualitative analysis

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

    Author : Linnea Plez; [2022]
    Keywords : community; community food security; community-based organization; participation;

    Abstract : The numerous downsides of the global food system lead alternative food systems to try to find other ways to produce and distribute food in rural and urban settings worldwide. Many of these alternatives have been criticized for not considering food injustices which are commonly based on systemic social injustice. READ MORE

  5. 5. The paradox of community seed systems : a case of Lumezi and Chasefu districts

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

    Author : Clement Raphael Banda; [2022]
    Keywords : community-based seed systems; seed; seed sovereignty; Zambia;

    Abstract : Availability of quality seeds is very key to production in agrarian societies such as Zambia. However, the focus on cereals like maize, a staple, has negatively affected the availability of quality seed for other crops like legumes which are equally important. This has been one of the reasons the community seed initiatives have been necessitated. READ MORE