Essays about: "organic farmers"

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  1. 1. Riparian buffer zones in agricultural landscapes : Their status today and their future as an ecological tool in Sweden

    University essay from Karlstads universitet

    Author : Mikaela Ignatiou Hadjicharalambous; [2021]
    Keywords : Riparian buffer zones; agriculture lanscapes; ecological tool; streams; kantzoner; lantbrukslandskap; ekologisk vertyg; vattendrag;

    Abstract : The application of intensive farming and cultivation practices, resulting in large-scale modification of the hydrology of streams and rivers and of the natural vegetation, has increased the need to find ways to mitigate the negative impact of this habitat degradation. Suitable design and creation of riparian buffer zones in agriculture areas, is by many considered the best remedial measure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Value capturing through business model adaptations to sustainability : case studies from the primary production stage of the Swedish agri-food supply chain

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Mohammadreza Dehghannejad; [2021]
    Keywords : business model innovation; value creation; value capture; supply chain; conventional farmers; organic farmers; Lantmännen;

    Abstract : Incomplete competition in the agri-food supply chain is a concern for many weaker actors, such as farmers. This qualitative study is done to develop an understanding of how business model innovation in farm businesses changes farmers’ perceived satisfaction with supply chain value capture. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lokalproducerade livsmedel och bygdegemenskap : en studie om hur kommuntjänstepersoner och lantbrukare i Vingåkers kommun förhåller sig till närproducerat och ekologisk produktion

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

    Author : Viktor Rombrant; [2021]
    Keywords : lokalism; lokalproducerat; närproducerat; hållbarhet; bygdegemenskap;

    Abstract : Enligt Sveriges nationella livsmedelsstrategi ska den totala livsmedelsproduktionen i Sverige öka. Strategin ska bland annat bidra till att närproducerade- och ekologiska livsmedel ökar. Bland målen i livsmedelsstrategin finns också ett mål om att 60 procent av maten som serveras inom kommunala verksamheter ska vara ekologisk till 2030. READ MORE

  4. 4. The creation of a democratic food certification : How the Slow Food Participatory Guarantee System attempts to defend local food systems and traditions

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Greta Borrelli; [2021]
    Keywords : Participatory Guarantee System; Food certifications; Food standards; Organic movement; Organic certification; Slow Food; Presidia project; Biocultural heritage; Food heritage; Traditional food knowledge; Governmentality; Empowerment;

    Abstract : This thesis explores if and how an alternative certification system for agricultural products, the Participatory Guarantee System (PGS), could support small-scale farmers to preserve and promote biocultural and food heritage, linked to the landscape they inhabit, their identity as farmers and traditional knowledge. The PGS has been identified by Slow Food as an efficient low-cost and local 'bottom-up' quality assurance system, in order to develop their Presidia project and to re-embed agricultural productions within their traditional socio-ecological contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Comparison between conventional and organic farming systems : an LCA study of milk production

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Yue Gu; [2021]
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    Abstract : Agriculture has always been an important part in people’s daily life and has been developing over centuries with the development of technology and contributing to the rise of civilizations. Based on the production method, conventional and organic farming systems are currently the two main farming systems. READ MORE