Essays about: "local food system transformation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 14 essays containing the words local food system transformation.

  1. 1. Agroecology: an assessment of Campi Aperti transformative potential

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Giulia Rossi; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Agroecology; Transformability; Food System;

    Abstract : Food systems are central to human well-being and development. Nevertheless, they also represent a significant source of environmental and social negative impacts. Additionally, the recent and multiple disruptions, like the coronavirus pandemic and the Ukraine war, have demonstrated that the systems are unprepared to face unforeseen shocks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local food as food security sustainer - a case study in Uusimaa region, Finland

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Terhi Mustikkamaa; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; local food; food security; agroecology; food system;

    Abstract : The global food system as a provider of food security faces several sustainability challenges currently. Industrial agriculture practices degrade the environment and are vulnerable to political instabilities due to fossil energy and agriculture input dependency. At the same time, climate change endangers the circumstances of agriculture. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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