Thesis possibility (spanish) on sustainable agri-food systems in Mexico

Within the project Cocina Colaboratorio, we are looking for 2 thesis students. Students must have a relevant educational background (e.g. students from MDR, MOA, or MID) and must speak Spanish or willing to learn this. Fieldwork is planned in February - April. Below is the Spanish description, if you are interested and willing to learn Spanish, … Continue reading Thesis possibility (spanish) on sustainable agri-food systems in Mexico

Internship opportunity for 1 or 2 students: Communication and fundraising to support independence in tourism for the Ju/’hoansi in Tsumkwe, Namibia

In the Nyae Nyae Conservancy, Namibia, the Ju/’hoansi have been involved as part of a larger historical Community-based Natural Resource Management (CBNRM) programme for over 20 years. A crucial element of this programme has been the development of tourism to generate income. Two men have been long-standing tour guides in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy, namely … Continue reading Internship opportunity for 1 or 2 students: Communication and fundraising to support independence in tourism for the Ju/’hoansi in Tsumkwe, Namibia

Thesis vacancy: Local processes of production, mobilisation and consumption of food in rural Mexico.

Interested in critically analysing how local maize relate to the design and  implementation of ‘from-below’ agro-ecology and public food policy initiatives? SDC offerst thesis topics in the Mexican state of Tlaxcala with two "from-below" organizations around the following topics: Political processes of local seed protection and conservation (particularly native peasant maize) Systematization of small-farmers organizations’ … Continue reading Thesis vacancy: Local processes of production, mobilisation and consumption of food in rural Mexico.

Thesis/Internship possibility: Agribusiness and Global China

For decades, North Atlantic-based transnational agribusiness firms have been the most powerful corporate players in the global food system. But over the past several years, Chinese firms have started to challenge their power in terms of market-share, territory, rulemaking, and trade. As the recent US-China Trade War illustrates, internationally traded agricultural commodities are crucially important … Continue reading Thesis/Internship possibility: Agribusiness and Global China