Essays about: "Food poverty"

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  1. 1. Falling through the net: An exploratory qualitative study of food poverty and food insecurity in Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Stephanie Rost; [2021-06-28]
    Keywords : Food poverty; Food insecurity; Poverty; Welfare State; Sweden;

    Abstract : When thinking of food poverty, Sweden may not be the first country that comes to the forefront of your mind. Indeed it appears as a somewhat neglected field of study in a country that while maintaining a presentation as a social democratic welfare state, is experiencing a growth in the number of those not able to feed themselves. READ MORE

  2. 2. The impact of rainwater harvesting and fertilizer micro-dosing on farm and household sustainability in rural Tanzania

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Diana Lucia Escobar Jaramillo; [2021]
    Keywords : difference-in-difference; East Africa; food security; innovations; propensity score matching; sustainability indicators; Tanzania; Technology adoption;

    Abstract : Food insecurity and poverty are of major concern for farmers in Tanzania, and the technologies rainwater harvesting coupled with fertilizer micro-dosing promise to aid in easing these burdens, particularly in a water-limited context. In this study, I performed an ex-post assessment of the impact of these two innovations in the sustainability of households and farms, in two contrasting regions of Tanzania semi-arid Dodoma and semi-humid Morogoro, to see if they would be relevant to promote in the country. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating Monga : seasonal food insecurity and adaptation strategies in the northern region of Bangladesh

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

    Author : Md Ariful Islam; [2021]
    Keywords : seasonal food insecurity; poverty; migration; microfinance;

    Abstract : Food insecurity and poverty are interlinked and the main reason for migration in poor households from the northern part of Bangladesh. Individuals from poor households migrate in the hope of improving self-well-being and for their families. Monga-seasonal food insecurity is a multi-dimensional issue in the northern region of Bangladesh. READ MORE

  4. 4. Partnership for Poverty Alleviation: A case study of the partnership between government and national civil society organisations in Jordan

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Feras AlSaid Herbawi; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Multidimensional Poverty; Strategic Partnership; Cross-sector Partnership; CSOs; Poverty Reduction;

    Abstract : Alleviating poverty is central to the Sustainable Development Goals. It is emphasized that strong partnerships are required for achieving this goal. READ MORE

  5. 5. Farmers perspective’s on the frictions and tractions of regenerative agriculture in Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Emma Stockvall Carlsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Regenerative Agriculture; Nordic Agriculture; Farming; Zones of Friction; Zones of Traction; Hållbar utveckling; regenerativt jordbruk; nordiskt jordbruk; jordbruk; barriärer; möjligheter;

    Abstract : The notion that the world's food system is in crisis is becoming more common. Such arguments point to a slew of problems, ranging from malnutrition, poverty, and obesity to industrial farming, overuse of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, low food security, environmental destruction, biodiversity depletion, animal health, as well as corporate domination and a lack of resilience. READ MORE