Essays about: "agriculture"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Adding sustainability to salmon farming regulations : a comparative case study of salmon farming regulations and the ASC salmon standard

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Aquatic Sciences and Assessment

    Author : Ola Nilsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; Salmon farming; Additionality; Sustainability; Policy analysis;

    Abstract : Food scarcity is one of the main challenges related to our planet’s growing population and changing environment. Furthermore, our current food production is aggravating and accelerating climate change, as almost 24% of global greenhouse gases derive from agriculture (Troell, Jonell, & Henriksson, 2017). READ MORE

  4. 4. In the hands of the next generation farmers : a study of farm succession in Västmanland

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

    Author : Rebecca Almgren; [2018]
    Keywords : farmers; farming projects; generational succession; lifeworld; ontological security;

    Abstract : This master thesis in rural development explores how farmers in Västmanland County experience possibilities and difficulties in a generational succession, and how they envision their future. In order to understand the farmer’s everyday life, I use a phenomenological approach and central concepts such as lifeworld, farming projects, ontological security and the theory of structuration. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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