Essays about: "Agrarian reform"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words Agrarian reform.

  1. 1. Gaining land and gaining ground? The Popular Agrarian Reform by the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) in Brazil

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Camila Da Cunha Almeida Azevedo; [2015]
    Keywords : agrarian question; agrarian reform; agrarian change; rural development; peasant movements; agrarian social movements; rural politics; territorial disputes; social conflict; land struggle; land occupation; MST; Brazil; Paraná; social change; agroecology; thematic analysis; Social Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The Landless Rural Workers' Movement (MST), one of the most important movements in Brazil, known for its land occupations, recently launched proposals to implement a new Popular Agrarian Reform (PAR) project. Consequently, one must ask: is there need for agrarian reform (AR) in Brazil? This question must engage with another discussion, that of the development of capitalism in the countryside and its consequences for the peasantry - the agrarian question (AQ). READ MORE

  2. 2. Evaluation of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) adoption in potato production using the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach : a qualitative study from central Ecuador

    University essay from SLU/Department of Work Science, Business Economics, and Environmental Psychology

    Author : Fernando Pellegrini; [2013]
    Keywords : IPM; Sustainable Livelihoods Approach; potato; pesticides; farmer groups; participation; poverty; livelihood assets; Ecuador;

    Abstract : Potato production and consumption play a big role in the central highlands of Ecuador. Two main biotic constraints hinder the development of potato crops on the field: the Late Blight (Phytophtora infestans) and the Andean potato Weevil (Premnotrypes vorax). READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Education in Agricultural Productivity: The Case of Village Institutes in Turkey, 1940-1966

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Aysegül Girgin; [2011]
    Keywords : Turkey; Village Institutes; human capital; education; agricultural productivity; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study examines the relationship between education and agricultural productivity through the Turkish phenomenon of Village Institutes (VIs). Having emerged as the fourth step of the agrarian reform in 1937, the VIs provided a 5 year secondary education and 3 optional years of higher education to successful graduates of 5 year elementary village schools. READ MORE

  4. 4. International Human Rights in Land As a Tool to Empower Women in Post-Conflict Countries

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Alessandra Pereira Rezende Teixeira; [2011]
    Keywords : Conflict Land Land Rights Post-Conflict War Women Women s Empowerment Feminism Agrarian Reform; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The nature of warfare is changing in ways that increasingly endanger women and girls. Besides suffering from the general brutality inflicted by violent conflict, women also suffer particular attacks whose form is defined by distinct notions of female sexuality. READ MORE

  5. 5. WALK! Framing a successful agrarian reform campaign in the Philippines.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Lennart Niemelä; [2010]
    Keywords : Philippines; Sumilao; Agrarian reform; Catholic Church; Framing processes; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Agrarian reform is a long standing issue in the Philippines and has seen a number of peasant uprisings, revolts and rebellions ever since colonial times. In the wake of the Marcos era, the new constitution came with new promises of agrarian reform and set up the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) to implement (re-)distribution of lands. READ MORE