Essays about: "agriculture"

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  1. 1. Greens and beans in the city - Urban agriculture and food security in Jinja, Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Oskar Bäcklin; Lina Malmberg; [2017-10-03]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; food security; urban planning; urban space; Global South; Uganda; urban development; development geography;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the problems with creating urban food security in a constantly urbanizingworld with focus on the role that urban agriculture may have in addressing this problem Thepurpose of this study is to investigate if urban agriculture is an important activity for creatingfood security in the city, using Jinja as an example. It also seeks to explore potentialopportunities and obstacles for agricultural activities within the city of Jinja. READ MORE

  2. 2. Farmers not Farming? An empirical study of the elimination of the mandatory set-aside policy in the EU.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Amanda Karlsson; [2017-07-28]
    Keywords : Agriculture; Common Agricultural Policy; set-aside policy; the Health Check of the CAP; FADN data; difference-in-difference;

    Abstract : MSc in Economics.... READ MORE

  3. 3. Father groups in Burkina Faso – towards changed behaviors and a reconstruction of masculinities?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Förvaltningshögskolan

    Author : Andrea Hallberg; [2017-06-22]
    Keywords : Africa; Burkina Faso; Nakamtenga; Yennenga Progress; father groups; fatherhood; family life; masculinities; gender roles;

    Abstract : Introduction: The importance of the involvement of men when it comes to increasing quality of life for women and children as well as for men themselves are evident, and has been shown repeatedly in academic research. Women globally are the ones responsible for children and household. READ MORE

  4. 4. Att vara undantaget : om invandrares företagande i de gröna näringarna

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

    Author : Martina Nilsson; [2017]
    Keywords : grön integration; gröna näringarna; invandrare; utrikes född; habitus; kapital; Bourdieu; jordbruk;

    Abstract : Fältet ”grön integration” växer i Sverige, inom vilket flertalet aktörer driver olika integrationsprojekt. Detta i en näring med endast ca 150 företagare födda utanför EU. READ MORE

  5. 5. An oasis without water : a hydro-social investigation into how agricultural water use and management influences water scarcity in the Ferghana Valley, Central Asia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Oliver Watson; [2017]
    Keywords : water scarcity; Ferghana Valley; water user associations; remote sensing; mixed methods; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Water scarcity can have severe implications for society; endangering human health and food security whilst also exacerbating social conflict around the world. These issues are exemplified in the case of the Ferghana Valley in Central Asia, where much of the valley suffers from water scarcity and conflicts despite having adequate water sources. READ MORE