Essays about: "Agricultural Technology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 263 essays containing the words Agricultural Technology.

  1. 1. Preparation and evaluation of arabinoxylan based prebiotics

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Bioteknik (master)

    Author : Mohammad Abu Mursalin Sajib; [2019]
    Keywords : Arabinoxylan; Probiotics; Prebiotics; Food; Xylanase; Brewer s spent grain; Biotechnology; Bioteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Prebiotics are non-digestible carbohydrates that selectively stimulate the growth and activity of health promoting bacteria in the colon, resulting in homeostasis to the gut environment. It is considered to be the solution of many health-related diseases such as type-2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and cancer. READ MORE

  2. 2. INTEGRATION OF SMALL-SCALE URBAN FARMING IN PUBLIC SPACES OF WINTER CITIES

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Arkitektur och vatten

    Author : Patrik Rönnqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Urban farming; urban planning; winter cities; vertical farming; portable farming; Urbana odlingar; urban planering; vinterstäder; vertikal odling; portabel odling;

    Abstract : With an increasing urbanization and decreasing food security, the policy places greater demands on the future use of agricultural land and food supply. At the same time as awareness of food consumption increases among individuals, new technologies for farming also develop. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Biogas Sector Development : Current and future trends in Western and Northern Europe

    University essay from KTH/Kraft- och värmeteknologi

    Author : Laurent Geerolf; [2018]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The following study attempts to provide a comparative analysis of the biogas production activities in 15 countries in Western and Northern Europe. The goal is, for each country, to gather all the available information about the present status of the biogas sector and then to evaluate the possible trends for future development in terms of main biogas production pathways, valorization, volumes, market dynamics, etc. READ MORE

  4. 4. Integrated Development for Sustainable Development : A study of the agriculture sector in Ghana

    University essay from KTH/Energisystemanalys

    Author : Nicolina Lindblad; [2018]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; OSeMOSYS; CLEWs; Ghana; Agriculture;

    Abstract : The growing demand for our most valuable resources; land, energy, and water, due to population growth and increased living standards, put the security of these resources at risk. The complexity of climate change, with the interdependencies between the aforementioned resources and potential feedback loops, makes the issue even more inextricable. READ MORE

  5. 5. Valorising Organic Waste using the Black Soldier Fly (Hermetia illucens), in Ghana

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Gabrielle Joly; [2018]
    Keywords : Review; case studies; food waste; faecal sludge; co-digestion; low-tech system; cost-benefit analysis CBA ; Etat de l’art; études de cas; déchets alimentaires; boues de vidange; co-traitement; système low-tech; analyse coûts-bénéfices; Granskning; fallstudier; livsmedelsavfall; fekalslam; sambehandling; lågteknologiskt system; kostnads-nyttoanalys;

    Abstract : Ghana as a rapidly growing and urbanizing middle-income country is facing a number of challenges, including (1) implementing a sanitary, environmental-friendly, and economically-sound waste management system; (2) increasing its agricultural productivity in a sustainable way to meet the growing domestic food demand; and (3) providing livelihood opportunities in both rural and urban areas. Using the black soldier fly (BSF), a particularly beneficial insect, to locally and cost-effectively valorise abundant, high-impacting, and nutrient rich organic waste streams, such as food waste (FW) and faecal sludge (FS), into affordable and sustainable farming inputs like organic fertilizer and animal feed products, could tackle all these challenges at the same time. READ MORE