Essays about: "food sovereignty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 25 essays containing the words food sovereignty.

  1. 1. Flags don’t feed people: nationalism and agri-culture in the UK : a critical framing analysis of nationalism as it appears in British agri-cultural discourse in the context of Brexit

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Anoushka Carter; [2020]
    Keywords : Nationalism; agriculture; ecological patriotism; far right; neoliberal capitalism; ecomodernism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As Europe witnesses a rise in support of the far-right, more attention is being paid to why nationalistic sentiment is gaining popularity, particularly amongst rural populations. However, less known is how nationalism interacts with pressing ecological issues, even less so with agricultural matters. READ MORE

  2. 2. Transition of agroecology in Bali, Indonesia : what are the main barriers and opportunities for small-scale farmers to scale-up agroecology in central Bali?

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

    Author : Vincent Tchedry; [2020]
    Keywords : agroecology; permaculture; transition; barrier; sustainable; farming; Bali; Indonesia;

    Abstract : Since the late 1960’s, the Green Revolution introduced high yielding varieties in association with agrochemicals to address increasing food demands across Southeast Asia. Indonesian government extended these “technological packages” through political incentives replacing traditional farming methods to stimulate agricultural productivity and economic growth. READ MORE

  3. 3. The EU’s agricultural policy and its effect on food security and small-scale farming : A comparative study on the impacts of the CAP in Africa and Latin America

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Sara Langefors; [2019]
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    Abstract : This study examines and problematises how the European Union's agricultural policy impact small-scale farming and food security in developing countries. The focus of the study is on the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and how this EU policy affects small-scale farming and food security with Argentina, Brazil, Mozambique and Uganda as case examples. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Farming, resistance and coping in the occupied West Bank : a study of Palestinian agricultural actors’ framing of farming

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

    Author : Mascha Wendler; [2018]
    Keywords : Palestine; West Bank; food security; food sovereignty; farming as resistance; agriculture; framing; collective action frames; patriotism;

    Abstract : Farming has a long cultural tradition in the occupied Palestinian territories (oPt) but today it is affected by the Israeli occupation. This thesis investigates how different agricultural actors in the West Bank frame farming as a practice and what collective action frames they have developed connected to their understanding of farming. READ MORE