Essays about: "agricultural market systems"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 55 essays containing the words agricultural market systems.

  1. 1. Biokolteknik på lantbruk : en analys av ett investeringsbeslut

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Christine Hernblom; Sara Schmidt; [2023]
    Keywords : Biokolteknik; Lönsamhet; Lantbruk; Investeringsprocess; Biochar technology; Profitability; Agriculture; Investment prosses;

    Abstract : Lantbruksföretag har vanligen stora energibehov och samtidigt relativt små marginaler. Det är därför viktigt med en stabil och lönsam energianläggning. Det blir allt vanligare att lantbrukare investerar i innovativ bioenergiteknik. Detta för att frångå marknadens volatila elpriser och samtidigt producera hållbar bioenergi. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Development and Testing of Low-Cost Heat Transfer Enhancements for Solar Dryers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för energivetenskaper

    Author : Hoda Mahmoodi; [2023]
    Keywords : Solar dryer; Bhutan; Drying rate; Solar absorber; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In the mountainous regions of Bhutan and Nepal, post-harvest losses cause significant challenges for producers. Open air sun drying is usually used by farmers to preserve their produce. There are many disadvantages to this method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Accessing credit through social relationships : a case study of cassava farmers in Central Uganda

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Susanna Larsson; [2023]
    Keywords : credit; access; agricultural market systems; value chain; moral economy; institutional bricolage;

    Abstract : The FAO aims to support local farmers in Nakasongola District, Uganda, to tap into value-added cassava market opportunities. This thesis critically examines farmers' experiences in these cassava markets, challenging classical economic assumptions that underpin the FAO project. READ MORE

  4. 4. Drivers and Barriers for Biochar Deployment in Swedish Agriculture : a Multi-Level Perspective on Sustainability Transitions

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Danielle Jansen; [2023]
    Keywords : Agriculture; Socio-technical transitions; Multi-level perspective;

    Abstract : There are several sustainability challenges (e.g., environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, and food insecurity) that agro-food systems face. Simultaneously, agriculture is a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Homestead gardening in rural Bangladesh : women’s contribution to sustainable local food system and security

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

    Author : Khondaker Nusrat Sharmin Tumpa; [2023]
    Keywords : Homestead gardening; sustainable; food system; food security; women;

    Abstract : This thesis presents qualitative research to explore women’s contribution to sustainable food systems and security through homestead gardening in rural Bangladesh. In rural Bangladesh, women frequently undertake homestead gardening, a traditional and widespread practice of producing different vegetables and rearing domestic animals in a small plot of land beside their house. READ MORE