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 (Unpublished)

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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: Outdoor Studies
Centre for National Parks and Protected Areas (CNPPA)
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: 10 Apr 2019 14:47
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4623

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