Essays about: "agriculture"

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  1. 1. PUT YOUR MONEY WHERE YOUR MOUTH IS? A qualitative study investigating attitudes toward policy aimed at reducing meat consumption, especially a meat tax

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Daniel Burgos-Nyström; [2018-03-07]
    Keywords : beliefs; attitudes; meat tax; policy; cognitive dissonance; sustainable development;

    Abstract : In order to curb negative externalities from meat production and meat consumption policy measures have been investigated and were elaborated on by the Swedish board ofagriculture in 2013. Due to subsequent inaction despite increasing awareness of seriousconsequences for animal welfare, the environment and for human well-being caused by the meat industry, this thesis aims to investigate the grounds for political hesitancy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Translating Gender Equality - A case study about the EU gender policy's politicising capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Julia Synnelius; [2018-02-13]
    Keywords : gender equality; policy; gender equality policy; governance; multi-level governance; ESI funds; policy translation;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the politicising capacity of gender equality policy in the European Investment and Structural funds (ESI funds). It takes off from studies on the implementation of the policy, which indicates that it is not able to politicise gender – because it does not articulate gender equality in conflictual terms. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk mapping of phosphorus leakage - improved method using a Digital Elevation Model

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Hanna Ekström; [2018]
    Keywords : surface runoff; erosion; phosphorus leakage; agriculture; sinks; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Eutrophication is an ongoing problem in the Baltic Sea and is therefore found as a topic of the Baltic Sea Action Plan as well as the environmental goals of Sweden. One source to eutrophication is the leakage of phosphorus from agricultural lands. READ MORE

  4. 4. Paper-based flexible laminates tendency to curl

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Förpackningslogistik

    Author : Clémentine Muller; [2018]
    Keywords : flexible laminates; paper; curl; relative humidity; temperature; Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The main purpose of this study is to assess the impact of environmental conditions on paper-based flexible laminates tendency to curl. Any deviation in flatness may indeed affect materials processability. READ MORE

  5. 5. Problems faced by small scale farmers in the dairy sector Pakistan : a case study of Punjab province

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Khwaja Tariq Ziad; [2018]
    Keywords : dairy production; Pakistan; supply chain;

    Abstract : The contribution of livestock in economic development of a country is vital. Pakistan is blessed with abundant natural resources, especially vast agricultural resources on account of its fertile irrigated land, four seasons and glorious history of old traditions of farming. READ MORE