Essays about: "food sovereignty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words food sovereignty.

  1. 1. Decolonial Resistance in Agriculture: The Role of Spirituality in the Work of Food Sovereignty Organizations in Mexico

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

    Author : Milena Garbers; [2021]
    Keywords : food sovereignty; decolonial knowledges; spirituality; Indigenous knowledges; resistance; Mexico; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Recent decades have exposed the crisis inherent in the globalized agriculture system characterized by nature commodification, trade liberalization, corporatization and environmental destruction. The crisis is driven by a colonial and neoliberal-capitalist ideology grounded in the supposed universality of western knowledge. READ MORE

  2. 2. “A Different World is Plantable”. A Case Study of How Alternative Food Initiatives Build Resilience and Promote Food Sovereignty in Franconia, Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Anne Bechmann; [2021]
    Keywords : Alternative Food Initiatives; Resilience; Food Sovereignty; Agro-Food System; Qualitative Multiple Case Study; Germany; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : It is increasingly recognised that the urgent need for more climate-adapted, context-appropriate and sustainable agro-food systems requires fundamental and crosscutting transformations. Alternative Food Initiatives (AFIs) have been proposed as one actor advancing transformation from the bottom up. READ MORE

  3. 3. Samisk mat i Västerbottens livsmedelsstrategi 2020-2030

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

    Author : Isak Falk Eliasson; [2021]
    Keywords : matsuveränitet; food regime; food sovereignty; recognition; justice; governance; Saami; Sápmi;

    Abstract : Denna uppsats undersöker i vilken omfattning processen och resultatet av framtagandet av Västerbottens livsmedelsstrategi 2020-2030 inkluderat samiska aktörer och intressen. Analysen är baserad på strategidokumentet och ett antal semistrukturerade intervjuer med nyckelaktörer. READ MORE

  4. 4. “The whole concept is just a joke. A right to food?” A phenomenological study on state initiative in Vancouver’s food justice and sovereignty movement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi; Lunds universitet/Socialhögskolan; Lunds universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Mason Ho-Young Chiu; [2021]
    Keywords : Food; Sovereignty; Justice; Indigeneity; Neoliberalism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is informed by a collection of discussions that highlight participant perspectives on Vancouver’s food justice and food sovereignty movement, mainstream food discourse in the city, and how the state’s institutional role is involved in prospects for the future. Vancouver, Canada constitutes an appropriate case as a dense, urban, and intensely commodified space with conspicuous pockets of concentrated food activism. READ MORE

  5. 5. Stories of Change: Alternative Food Networks in the Urban Setting of Zurich

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Patricia Catherine Schmid; [2021]
    Keywords : Food systems; alternative food networks; agriculture; sustainability; good living; food sovereignty; pluriverse; Zurich; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food is political: from seed over production to distribution and consumption. Large scale agriculture infused multi-layered social, ecological, and economic issues. The need to change the dominant food system approach is widely recognised. Alternatives in food production and distribution emerged and persisted over time. READ MORE