Transparency and Traceability in the Supply Chains of Coffee and Cocoa

“Although vital for millions of smallholder farmers, the cocoa and coffee industries are plagued by economic hardships, environmental concerns, and human rights issues”

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  • Anecdotal evidence imply that what ones sees in a sausage factory cannot be unseen, and such an experience somehow takes away something from the joy that stems out of the carefree consumption of such delicacies. In this blog entry about the international poverty line’s maladies I don’t want to ask...

  • Alumni success story: Y Chi's academic journey began with a Bachelor’s degree at SBE, she graduated in 2018. In this article she will tell you all the ins and outs about her career, read for more!


  • In the ever-evolving landscape of research and politics, the concept of purposive transformations has been growing in importance over the past years. However, the literature on transformations is diverse, lacking coherence, and necessitating better theorisation and cross-fertilisation. Typically...

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