Essays about: "Small-scale agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 90 essays containing the words Small-scale agriculture.

  1. 1. Enhancing the value creation of sustainable fresh seafood export from Oman

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för teknikens ekonomi och organisation

    Author : Malin Pfister; [2018]
    Keywords : Artisanal fisheries; Aquaculture; Capture fisheries; Fresh seafood; Seafood; Seafood export; Seafood production; Sustainable seafood; Value; Value creation;

    Abstract : Seafood is increasingly valued as food and is considered to have many nutritional benefits. The global demand for fresh seafood has increased over the past decades and around one third of all seafood produced is traded internationally. READ MORE

  2. 2. Small-scale farmers’ intentions to carry out conservation-oriented agriculture through participation in the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environment Scheme : the role of attitudes and values in farming behaviour

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Andrew Gallagher; [2018]
    Keywords : Agri-Environment Schemes; Productivism; Multifunctionality; Conservation-oriented Agriculture; Attitudes; Values; Identity; Behaviour; Agricultural Transition;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the attitudes of small-scale farmers towards conservation-oriented farming as prescribed through the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environmental Scheme. It aims to understand whether values and identity play a role in how agricultural practices are perceived by farmers and whether this affects their behavioral intentions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Can urban agriculture become a planning strategy to address social-ecological justice?

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Javier Fernández Andrés; [2017]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; urban farming; social-ecological justice; equity; food security; food sovereignty; globalisation; industrialisation; inequality; global food system; climate change; food deserts;

    Abstract : Last century witnessed an unprecedented growth of cities which has led to the consolidation of an eminently urbanised world population. Meanwhile, agriculture has adopted industrial methods of production in the shape of large-scale, chemical-laden crops in the countryside, which, together with the liberalisation of global trade, have undermined the livelihood of small-scale peasants throughout the world, forcing many of them out of business. READ MORE

  4. 4. Adapting small-scale agriculture to climate change - techniques for coping with increasing droughts in southern India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Felicia Olofsson; Johanna Tunlid; [2016]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; small-scale agriculture; dryland farming; crop and variety selection; sustainability; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A major consequence of climate change will be changes in precipitation. Both amount and distribution will be affected and the changes will vary greatly between different places on the globe. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peri urban agriculture in Casablanca : a multifunctional solution to a sustainable urban food supply?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Georg Krüger; [2016]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; urban farming; agroecology; sustainable agriculture;

    Abstract : The urbanisation in the world today is at its highest pace so far in history. More than half of the world’s population is already living in cities. In the developing countries the cities and mega regions are expected to grow in the coming decades (United Nations, 2014). READ MORE