Search for dissertations about: "coffee market"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words coffee market.

  1. 1. Does Voluntary Governance Work? : Insights from Specialty Coffee

    Author : Finlay Macgregor; LUCID - Lund University Centre of Excellence for Integration of Social and Natural Dimensions of Sustainability-lup-obsolete; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; regulatory governance; sustainability science; voluntary governance; certification; disclosure; sustainability reporting; coffee; Reglering och styrning; hållbarhetsvetenskap; frivillig reglering; certifiering; rapportering; kaffe;

    Abstract : Agricultural businesses contribute to sustainability problems, but they are also increasingly central to the effort to develop solutions. One way of moving toward sustainability is through regulatory governance. In this thesis, I analyze a tool of regulatory governance called voluntary market-based regulatory initiatives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Essays on trade and environment

    Author : Mark Sanctuary; Rikard Forslid; Josh Ederington; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; International trade; environment; border carbon adjustments; climate change policy; discreet choice; labelling; econometrics; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : The thesis comprises four essays examining aspects of international trade and environment."Border carbon adjustments (BCAs) and Strategic Climate Policy" examines how BCA affects government incentives to regulate emissions and trade in a strategic setting and contrasts the impact of a BCA and a tariff: the distinction being that the level of the BCA is a function of the difference in the trade partner's emission taxes whereas the tariff is not. READ MORE

  3. 3. Staples, Institutions and Growth. Competitiveness of Guatemalan Exports 1524-1945

    Author : Lars Pira; Nationalekonomiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economics of development; Guatemala; Primary exports; Staples; Economic development; Institutions; Utvecklingsekonomi;

    Abstract : In the integrated institutional-staples-‘vent for surplus’ approach, the opening of trade occurs because of initial demand. Once demand is determined, competitiveness is a function of transportation costs, entrepreneurship, capital, land and labour costs, as well as the role played by the State. READ MORE

  4. 4. Developing Technology Transfer Processes in rural contexts : The case of Cauca in Colombia

    Author : Deycy Janeth Sanchez Preciado; Magnus Holmén; Daniel Ljungberg; Eugenia Perez Vico; David Bennett; Richard Blundel; Högskolan i Halmstad; []
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; technology transfer; rural developing countries; intermediate technologies; cooperatives;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis addresses the technology transfer process in rural developing economies. Technology transfer refers to the movement of physical artifacts and knowledge from a transferor (e.g. a university) to a recipient (e. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fruit tree-based agroforestry on sloping uplands in northwest Vietnam: Effects on soil conservation, tree-crop performance and weed management

    Author : Hung Do Van; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet; []

    Abstract : On sloping land, agroforestry can be a more sustainable way to produce food andother products and services than sole-crop cultivation of crops. This thesis examinedwhether fruit tree-based agroforestry on smallholder farms on sloping uplands canhave a positive impact on sustainability. READ MORE