Essays about: "Agroforestry"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 96 essays containing the word Agroforestry.

  1. 1. Female Empowerment through Village Savings and Loan Associations in Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mikaela Eriksson; Ellen Kyhle; [2021]
    Keywords : Female Empowerment; Village Savings and Loan Associations; VSLA; Microfinance; Vi Agroforestry; Rwanda;

    Abstract : The village-based microfinance approach Village Savings and Loan Associations (VSLAs) has been implemented in developing countries for three decades, and is found to be an effective tool in alleviating poverty and facilitating access to financial services in rural areas.  This study, done in collaboration with Vi Agroforestry, aimed to investigate the impact of VSLA activities on female empowerment in Rwanda, and more specifically, how women's access to and control over assets have been affected by VSLA participation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Carbon Offsetting, a new form of CO2lonialism? : Local implications of tree-planting projects in East Africa

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

    Author : Cecilia Larsson; Moa Orvehed; [2021]
    Keywords : Decoloniality; Political Ecology; Carbon offsetting; Tree planting projects; Social impacts; Power Structures; East Africa;

    Abstract : Carbon offsetting has a growing presence on the global climate action agenda where it is promoted as a triple-win for the environment, business and development. However, the opinions on carbon offsetting are divided. READ MORE

  3. 3. Alléodlingens potential för produktion av grönsaker, frukt och bär : baserat på förutsättningar i sydöstra Skåne

    University essay from SLU/Department of Agricultural Biosystems and Techology

    Author : Ellen Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : alléodling; agroforestry; grönsaksproduktion; fruktodling; naturliga habitat; biodiversitet; biologisk mångfald; pollinerare; predatorer; nyttodjur; alley cropping; silvoarable; agroforestry; vegetable production; fruit production; orchard; natural habitat; biodiversity; pollinators; predators;

    Abstract : Alléodling innebär att vedartade perenner, främst träd, planteras i rader varpå annuell gröda odlas mellan dessa rader. Systemet har mycket gamla anor men har till stor del har blivit bortglömt i och med jordbrukets intensifiering. READ MORE

  4. 4. Impact of Physical Object on Scaring of geese : with an agroecological approach towards the issue of geese as a pest in agriculture

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

    Author : Elias Kvarnbäck; [2021]
    Keywords : geese; barnacle goose; greylag goose; large grazing birds; agroecological practices; flight initiation distance;

    Abstract : The interactions and conflicts between geese and agricultural interests have risen in the last decades in Sweden. A range of measures are used by humans to disturb and scare geese with the goal to counteract crop damage. The hypothesis of this master thesis is that proximity to physical objects taller than 70 cm above the ground, e.g. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cropland and tree cover mapping using Sentinel-2 data in an agroforestry landscape, Burkina Faso

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ntandokazi Masimula; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Sentinel-2; Cropland mask; Tree cover estimation; Burkina Faso; Agroforestry; Random Forest;

    Abstract : Sentinel-2, with high spatial resolution bands and increased number of spectral channels,has provided increased capabilities for vegetation mapping. Cropland masks withinheterogeneous areas such as the Sudano-Sahel zone have become useful for monitoringlandscapes. READ MORE