Essays about: "local food system transformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the words local food system transformation.

  1. 1. Digging for Common Ground : Exploring how Practitioners of Alternative Farming Methods are replicating Principles of Traditional Ecological Knowledge

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

    Author : Finn Rogge; [2021]
    Keywords : Permaculture; Regenerative Agriculture; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; Global Food System; Rural Development;

    Abstract : As a result of the harmful environmental practices found within the industrial agricultural system and the various negative accompanied socioeconomic consequences to health, local livelihoods, and resilience of rural communities, there has been an increasing global interest in Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) and alternative farming practices, such as permaculture and regenerative agriculture, that envision a more environment-friendly and equitable food- and agricultural system. At the same time, the potential of Indigenous woldviews and knowledges, such as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), to introduce more environment-friendly land use practices and to reshape our understanding of nature becomes more publicly, but also scientifically acknowledged in the management of natural resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. An ecosystem for alternative food networks in Uppsala : With social innovation towards food democracy

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Veronika Tietz; [2021]
    Keywords : alternative food networks; local food system transformation; social innovation; sustainable transition; food democracy;

    Abstract : Sustainable food system transition (SFST) is an inevitable aim for the world’s societies to tackle global challenges caused by industrial, neo-liberal food industries such as climate change, biodiversity loss, food inequality and so forth. The social dimension of sustainable transitions is too often neglected by political decision makers and global corporations, highlighting the necessity for more attention regarding active participation of citizens to solve societal food related challenges in their regions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigation into the Removal of the By-product NDMA (N-Nitrosodimethylamine) from Ozonation Process in Wastewater Treatment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Zehao Li; [2021]
    Keywords : Water resources engineering; Ozonation; NDMA; Wastewater; pharmaceutical; Diclofenac; Ibuprofen; Naproxen; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In people’s modern life, daily usage of artificial compounds such as active pharmaceuticals ingredients (API) is usual. These compounds are likely to end up as micropollutants in the municipal wastewater. Municipal wastewater is the major source of pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opportunities and Challenges for Developing High- tech Urban Agriculture in Sweden: A case study in Stockholm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Yujing Shan; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Food System; High-tech Urban Agriculture; Local Food System; Multi-level Perspective theory; Swedish Food System; Sustainable Agriculture;

    Abstract : Food system is complex and encompasses stakeholders from local, regional, and global level. The activities and outcomes of the food system are associated with environmental, economic, and social impacts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Politics of scale in urban food governance - A case study of Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Sofie Andersson; [2021]
    Keywords : urban food policy; urban governance; politics of scale; local food systems; food governance; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : With the rescaling of environmental issues through international city networks, cities are increasingly viewed as key sites where innovative solutions are formed. The issues concerning food, which predominantly has been viewed as rural and national issues, have also found its way onto the urban agenda. READ MORE