Essays about: "Food Security and over population"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 15 essays containing the words Food Security and over population.

  1. 11. One last bite : the potential for local seafood markets in Sweden : consumers as resource users

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Dana Gilliland; [2013]
    Keywords : fisheries; consumers; common-pool resources; community-supported fisheries; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the past 30 to 40 years comprehensive fishery policies and certification schemes have attempted to halt the rapid decline and exploitation of commercial fish stocks. However, with seafood as one of the most globalized food commodities and the world’s population increasing exponentially, most commercial stocks are thought to be on the brink of collapse. READ MORE

  2. 12. Organic or Conventional Green Revolution? -a field study conducted in Ribaue, Mozambique

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Sandra Rizko; Lydia Elias; [2013]
    Keywords : agriculture; small-scale farmers; Green Revolution; prerequisites; Ribaue; Mozambique;

    Abstract : A group of students from the Peace and Development master program at Linnaeus University in Växjö have conducted a field study on agriculture in Ribaue district, Nampula, Mozambique. This study took place over a period of five weeks starting from the beginning of April. READ MORE

  3. 13. Can Africa feed the World? : land acquisitions as a solution to global food security

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Leila Mc Elvenney; [2012]
    Keywords : land acquisitions; yield; cereal; calorie; intercrop; crop; global food security; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Ensuring food security for 9 billion people is one of the biggest challenges facing humanity in the 21st century. Crop production needs to double by 2050 to keep up with demand from increasing population and income growth. READ MORE

  4. 14. Variability and change in Koga reservoir volume, Blue Nile, Ethiopia : Variabilitet och förändring i Kogadammens vattenvolym, Blå Nilen, Etiopien

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Luft-, vatten- och landskapslära

    Author : Benjamin Reynolds; [2012]
    Keywords : Koga Dam; Irrigation; Reservoir; Ethiopia; Sedimentation; Crop Water Requirements; Monthly Water Balance; Kogadammen; Bevattning; Reservoar; Etiopien; Sedimentation; Livsmedelssäkerhet; Grödor vattenbehov; Månatligvattenbalans;

    Abstract : Ethiopia has long since been an area strongly affected by drought. Although there is a relativelylarge amount of fresh water present in the country, variability in rainfall and lack ofinfrastructure lead to the result that most of the population is undersupplied with water. READ MORE

  5. 15. Water resources development: opportunities for increased agricultural production in Nigeria

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema vatten i natur och samhälle

    Author : Emmanuel Gbenga Olagunju; [2007]
    Keywords : agriculture; biotechnology; crude oil; fadama; GDP; irrigation; productivity; population and water resources;

    Abstract : Agriculture has been the backbone of the economy in Nigeria providing employment and source of livelihood for the increasing population and accounting for over half of the GDP of the Nigeria economy at independence in 1960. However, the role it plays in the regional and economic development of the country has diminished over the years due to the dominant role of the crude oil sector in the economy. READ MORE