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.
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