Applying fair trade to British upland agriculture

Mansfield, Lois and Peck, Frank (2012) Applying fair trade to British upland agriculture. In: 18th Annual ISDRS Conference: People Progress and Environmental Protection, 24-26 June 2012, University of Hull, UK. (Unpublished)

[img]
Preview
PDF - Accepted Version
Available under License CC BY-NC

Download (713kB) | Preview
Official URL: http://isdrs.org/conferences/past-conferences/2012...

Abstract

In this paper we will explore whether upland agriculture in Britain can be both Fair Trade and locally produced, and second, whether these forms of production are sustainable in this context. We start with a brief overview of the character of upland agriculture and its main issues which influence farmer strategies when developing alternative forms of enterprise. We then move on to consider whether this form of farming can produce goods that can be Fair Trade and local simultaneously. Finally, we critique whether fair and local production can sustain the current upland agricultural system.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Departments: Pre June 2020 Academic Departments and Services > Academic Departments > Science, Natural Resources & Outdoor Studies (SNROS) > Outdoor Studies
Pre June 2020 Academic Departments and Services > Research Centres > Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas (CNPPA)
Pre June 2020 Academic Departments and Services > Research Centres > Centre for Regional Economic Development (CRED)
Additional Information: ISDRS: International Sustainable Development Research Society.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2019 14:47
Last Modified: 21 Aug 2020 08:30
URI: https://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4623

Downloads

Downloads per month over past year



Downloads each year

Actions (repository staff only)

Edit Item Edit Item