Essays about: "Food Security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 294 essays containing the words Food Security.

  1. 1. Polemics around genetically modified crops : understanding the “problematizations” by the researchers and farmers in India

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

    Author : Mayuri Kumari; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; problematization; WPR; discourse; GM debate; GM crops; farmers; agriculture researchers;

    Abstract : India is an agriculture based country where a big chunk of its population is employed in the agricultural sector. Despite significant improvements in food security mainly as a result of the Green revolution, farmers are still facing a list of problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. What role does aquaculture play in the global rise of antibiotic-resistant bacteria?

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekologi, miljö och botanik

    Author : Benjamin Norgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; Antibiotics; Antibiotic use; Seafood; Seafood safety; Antibiotic resistance;

    Abstract : In a world where the human population is increasing, new innovations to produce enough food are required. Aquaculture’s part of the global animal protein production has increased in recent years and could be a possible solution. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rice Policies in Indonesia, from Rice Self-Sufficiency to Rice Security

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Indra Yanuareza Adianto; [2020]
    Keywords : Rice; Food Policy; Self-Sufficiency; Food Security; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The relationship between Indonesia and rice self-sufficiency policy has lasted since its independence from colonialism. Unfortunately, the policy does not always work. Even though the Government has done a lot of things to improve rice production, Indonesia has to import rice from overseas to fulfill its demand for rice. READ MORE

  4. 4. Multifunctional production systems in Brazil : Opportunities, barriers, and implementation

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekoteknik- och hållbart byggande

    Author : Sofia Jonson; [2020]
    Keywords : Lista:Multifunctional Production Systems; Multifunctionality; Biomass; Perennial crops; Multipurpose trees; Ecosystem services; Brazil;

    Abstract : As populations grow and the call for renewable energy increases, so does the demand for biomass. However, the sustainability of biomass production has been debated. Concerns involve both negative environmental impacts from agricultural production, as well as the effects of increased bioenergy use on food security. READ MORE

  5. 5. Assessing the potential for vertical urban agriculture for multi-storey buildings : a case study of the proposed Culture Casbah development in Rosengård, Malmö

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Francisco Javier Valerio Trujillo; [2020]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; well-being; sustainable development; urban ecological infrastructure; food security; densification; urban ecology infrastructure; community gardens;

    Abstract : This thesis proposes the use of urban agriculture as a tool to address three global challenges related to population growth in cities; densification, climate change and health risk by studying the history and benefits of urban agriculture, it is possible to understand the benefits in better integrating urban agriculture into new urban infrastructure, particularly in high-density housing areas. These benefits include; better living conditions, reduced food transportation, stormwater management and strong links between communities. READ MORE