Claiming agency in the world trade system: Independent chocolate producers in Trinidad and Tobago

Student: Nan Sheppard
Status: Available to partner with
Dissertation: Claiming agency in the world trade system: Independent chocolate producers in Trinidad and Tobago
Dissertation category: Sustainability
Dissertation theme: Food Security. World Systems Theory
Short summary: Draft: TT Cocoa growers and chocolatiers may have a way of beating the World Trade System as described by Wallerstein (2011). Do consumers care?
Detailed summary: "Chocolate Tourism" may be the answer for cocoa co-operatives who choose not to compete in an unfair world trade and tax system. This study will use surveys to uncover how much consumers care about the origins and sustainability behind this movement, and document the stories of the co-operatives and communities behind this push for agency in Trinidad and Tobago with in depth narrative analysis.
University: Bournemouth University
Course: Sociology and Anthropology
Partnered with: Available to partner

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