Essays about: "agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1101 essays containing the word agriculture.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Local-History-of-Scania-the-embedded-drivers-in-movement-from-agriculture-to-industry-Stenberg-Vu-Thi

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap; Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Xoan Vu-Thi; Emma Stenberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Agriculture; Agrarian transformation; Industrialization; Industry; Scania; Social change; and Entrepreneurship; 18th century; 19th century;

    Abstract : Scania is well known for its agriculture, previously the region consisted of mostly agricultural landscape and farming. Scania is the wealthiest part in Sweden of agricultural landscape and stands out from the rest of the country’s landscape. READ MORE

  3. 3. Possible solutions to the failure of agri-environmental measures. Could increasing collaboration and knowledge save biodiversity?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Julia Weber; [2017]
    Keywords : Agri-environmental measures; agri-environmental schemes; ecological focus areas; farmers preferences; collective participation; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The common agricultural policy (CAP) has been stated as one of the most important policies within the European Union (EU), and is the fundament for agricultural development in the member states. However, the CAP has been stated to effect biodiversity in a negative way. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impacts of the Sea Dike and Reclamation Project in Isahaya Bay on Baroclinic Structure in the Ariake Sea, Japan

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Camilla Ranlund; [2017]
    Keywords : Stratification; modelling; hypoxia; sea dike; simulation; Ariake Sea; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In 1997 the Isahaya Sea Dike was built in the head of Isahaya Bay which is a branch of the Ariake Sea, Japan, with the aim of reclaiming land for agriculture and flood control. This study examines how the Isahaya Sea Dike has affected the baroclinic structure and development of hypoxic waters in the Ariake Sea by focusing on the spatial change of freshwater discharge, the temporal change of freshwater discharge and the vertical mixing. READ MORE

  5. 5. Different parameters affecting lipid oxidation in meatballs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Kajsa Granheimer; [2017]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this master thesis was to produce meatballs with different characteristics and from these, find the meatball that oxidized the most. For the production, minced meat with different concentrations of salt and fat from both beef and pork was used. Half of the meatballs were pan-fried and the other half was deep fat fried. READ MORE