Essays about: "Agricultural"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1786 essays containing the word Agricultural.

  1. 1. Hybrid patches of commoning - Unpacking influences of the hydrosocial cycle on commoning in a downstream desert reclamation area : case study in Youssef El Seddik, Egypt

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Benjamin Hellström; Leila Sultan; [2020]
    Keywords : water management; Egypt; hydrosocial network; commoning; irrigation; agriculture; commons; environment; desert reclamation; small-scale farming; water resources; livelihoods; Middle East; North Africa; MENA; participatory approach; workshop;

    Abstract : Water stress is increasing globally, especially affecting arid regions of the world such as Egypt. Due to challenges related to intensifying effects of climate change and a rapidly growing population, the levels of and access to water is a continuous area of concern for the country – making it important to analyze how these water issues are managed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Keys to business longevity : a study on knowledge transfer in family farm businesses

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Hanna Nyberg; [2020]
    Keywords : farm business; family business; knowledge conversion; knowledge creation; knowledge sharing; organizational knowledge; organizational learning; succession;

    Abstract : Why some companies fail before second generation while others survive through centuries is a fundamental puzzle for business research. Contradictory to most business sectors, the agricultural sector is characterized by being owned and driven by families over generations. READ MORE

  4. 4. Jämförelse mellan okulär och molekylär diagnostisering av stråbassjukdomar i höstvete

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Agnes Radovic; [2020]
    Keywords : Oculimacula yallundae; Oculimacula acuformis; Fusarium spp; Rhizictonia cerealis; PCR; stråbassjukdomar;

    Abstract : I dagens jordbruk baseras diagnoser och rekommendationer kring kemisk be-kämpning till stor del på okulär diagnostisering gjord i fält. Den okulära diagnostise-ringen är ett bra verktyg, men i vissa fall är det svårt att se skillnad på liknande symtom orsakade av olika patogener. READ MORE

  5. 5. Income Diversification and Welfare, a Way Out of Rural Poverty? A Study on Three Commercialized Regions in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Malawi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Andreas Nord; [2020]
    Keywords : Income Diversification; Welfare; Rural; Commercialized; Sub-Saharan Africa; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This paper aims to extend the understanding of the connection between household income diversification and welfare in the rural areas of Sub-Saharan Africa. I perform a comparative analysis and investigate three commercialized rural regions in Ethiopia, Ghana, and Malawi, which are countries with diverging economic development over the last decades. READ MORE