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. Biodiversity vs. consumption and agriculture : analysis of discourses from the European Community on its effort to halt biodiversity loss

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

    Author : Carol Sencebé Condeso; [2018]
    Keywords : biodiversity; consumption; agriculture; sustainability; empowerment; European Commission;

    Abstract : Biodiversity has been in public agendas since the Río Conference in 1992, yet measures to improve it do not seem sufficient since it remains in a continuous negative status. Moreover,consumption and agriculture have been targeted as the practices that damage biodiversity the most. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Icke-destruktiva mätningar av fröers fuktinnehåll för att avgöra minimumtorktiden för fröer som ska långtidbevaras

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : David Nimblad Svensson; [2018]
    Keywords : ERH; EMC; fuktinnehåll; frö; långtidsbevaring; genbank; torkningskurvor; hygrometer;

    Abstract : För långtidsbevarandet av fröer har fuktinnehållet stor betydelse. Hos genbanker är mängden frö ofta begränsat vilket gör att en icke-destruktiv metod är önskvärd. En sådan metod utnyttjar att fröers fuktinnehåll förändras utefter vad luftfuktigheten är i den omgivande miljön. READ MORE