Essays about: "Smallholder Farmers"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 99 essays containing the words Smallholder Farmers.

  1. 1. Empowering Smallholder Farmers to Achieve Food Sovereignty Through Soil-Less Agriculture

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Abhijith Nag Balasubramanya; Fathimath Zainy Shaafiu; [2022]
    Keywords : Food access; food sovereignty; food security; agriculture; alternative agriculture; aeroponics; hydroponics; aquaponics; empowerment; power; smallholder farmers; vertical farming.;

    Abstract : This study explores the question of how soil-less agriculture through hydroponics, aeroponics, and aquaponics can empower smallholder farmers to achieve food sovereignty as portrayed in documentaries. It addresses the power imbalance between large corporations and smallholder farmers in the traditional agriculture industry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Household livelihoods and food security in jeopardy : farmers’ perspectives on impacts of land scarcity on household livelihoods and food security in rural Rwanda

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

    Author : Venuste Rwabukambiza; [2022]
    Keywords : smallholder; rural livelihoods; diversification; rural household food security; land scarcity;

    Abstract : Land scarcity is a global challenge that has implications for rural household livelihoods. This study explores how land scarcity impacts not only rural livelihoods, but also food security for smallholder farmers and their households in Rwanda. READ MORE

  3. 3. Policies of Yesterday Cultivating the Fields of Tomorrow : Changes and Continuities in the Ethiopian State’s Conceptualisations of LargeScale Farms, Smallholder Farmers, and the Role of the State within National Development Plans from 1950s to 2010s

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Jim Hagström; [2022]
    Keywords : Long-Term Agricultural Development; Food Regimes; Discourse Analysis; Multiple Temporalities; Ethiopia;

    Abstract : This thesis historicizes the conceptualisations of large-scale farms, smallholder farmers, and the role of the state in the Ethiopian national development plans from 1957 to 2015. It engages with the food regime framework in discussing the role of the state in contemporary agrarian change and places itself within the debate of the corporate food regime. READ MORE

  4. 4. Putting down new roots: The political economy of relevance for ‘climate-smart’ agriculture in rural Uganda.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Johannes Temm; [2022]
    Keywords : climate-smart agriculture; political ecology; smallholder adaptation; phenomenology; land use management; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : A growing body of literature within political ecology is concerned with the exercise of political and economic power within climate change policies (Robbins, 2020). In this thesis, I explore the political economy of Climate-Smart Agriculture (CSA), using methodological reflections and empirical material from a case study of a Ugandan smallholder agricultural community. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Nature of Digital Extension Services in the Developing World

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Elliot Mackenzie; [2022]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The rapid diffusion of mobile phones and the internet in Kenya is hoped to be an effective solution to meeting the crucial information needs of smallholder farmers to improve their economic and environmental resilience. This thesis conducts a case study based on interviews with actors who provide digital agricultural extension services to farmers in Kenya to assess the Agricultural Innovation System (AIS), and its features and current trajectory. READ MORE