Essays about: "Livestock"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 318 essays containing the word Livestock.

  1. 1. Managing farm-centric risks in production at the flood-prone locations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Arifullah Arifullah; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; risk attitude; management strategies; risk perception; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa;

    Abstract : The monsoon floods of 2010, 2011, and 2014 in Pakistan caused severe damage to crops, fisheries, forestry, livestock, and primary infrastructures, such as water channels, tube wells, houses, people, seed stocks, animal shelters, fertilizers and agricultural equipment/machinery. Floods are a major source of risk to agriculture in Pakistan and other countries in South Asia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Re-sourcing soil fertility : assessing the soil amendment potential of farm household resources and wastes in Bolo Silasie, Ethiopia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Jorunn Hellman; [2020]
    Keywords : nutrient recovery; manure management; ecological sanitation; material flow analysis; East African agriculture;

    Abstract : The global agriculture of today is to a high degree dependent on mineral fertilisers that through a constant accumulation of nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) in the biosphere contribute to greenhouse gas emissions and eutrophication of water bodies. At the same time, agricultural productivity around the world is largely constrained by low inputs of plant nutrients. READ MORE

  3. 3. The importance of livestock for food security and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Kajsa Bruhn; [2019]
    Keywords : undernourishment; stunting; livestock ownership; animal source foods; diarrhea;

    Abstract : In Sub- Saharan Africa 222 million people suffer from undernourishment, making it the region with the highest prevalence of undernourishment in the world. The prevalence of household livestock ownership is high in the region, making livestock’s influence on undernourishment and food security an interesting aspect to further examine. READ MORE

  4. 4. Seroprevalence and risk factors for Rift Valley fever and Capripoxvirus in small ruminants in the border region of Tanzania - Zambia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Emelie Olovsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Infectious diseases; RVFS; CaPV; SGPV; sheep and goat pox; seroprevalence; risk factors; Tunduma; Momba; goats; sheep; livestock;

    Abstract : Tanzania is a country where poverty is still high and many households are dependent on agriculture to support their families. Small ruminants, such as sheep and goats, make up an important part of agriculture; they are cheap to buy and can easily be sold or exchanged for the farmers. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hållbar boskapsproduktion : växthusgaser från nötkreatur och möjliga strategier för minskade utsläpp

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Julia Bonevik; [2019]
    Keywords : koldioxid; lustgas; metan; silvopastoral; ekologisk;

    Abstract : Hållning av nötboskap genererar utsläpp av de tre växthusgaserna koldioxid, lustgas och metan. Alla tre har stor betydelse för klimatet på jorden då de bidrar till den pågående globala uppvärmningen. Utsläpp från dessa växthusgaser kan delas in de som kommer direkt ur korna samt indirekta utsläpp som genereras vid skötseln av dem. READ MORE