Essays about: "agriculture"

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  1. 1. Japanese Knotweed as an alternative material

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Beata Salonen Ripa; [2021]
    Keywords : Japanese knotweed; Reynoutria japonica; Fallopia japonica; Polygonum cuspidatum; invasive species; alternative material; eco friendly material; Arts and Architecture; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Biology and Life Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Japanese knotweed, or Parkslide in Swedish, is considered one of the world’s most invasive species. The aim of this project was to explore and investigate the possibility of utilizing this alternative material, and by doing so, help restrict and limit the expansion of the plant. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dynamics of net primary production and food availability in the aftermath of the 2004 and 2007 desert locust outbreaks in Niger and Yemen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Emma Bylund; [2021]
    Keywords : geography; GIS; desert locust outbreak; NPP; food availability; livelihood zones; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The knowledge of desert locust plagues goes back to biblical times but it is just as relevant in 2020 with an ongoing outbreak in East Africa and the Middle East. The locusts pose a threat to agriculture, and by extent food availability, due to their high appetite, diverse diet and ability to migrate long distances in large swarms. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

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

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainable Destination Development in Practice : Can accommodation businesses contribute to cultural landscape preservation? The case of the Ökomodell Hindelang

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Lorenz Schwarzenbach; [2021]
    Keywords : tourism; destination; development; sustainability; cultural landscape; ecosystem services; accommodation businesses; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : The focus of this research lies on the possibilities and willingness of accommodation businesses to work for and towards sustainability in a destination. The area of investigation is the municipality of Bad Hindelang located in the German Alps. READ MORE

  5. 5. Investigation of the livestock prices in Sweden and the effect of the membership of the European Union

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Institutionen för ekonomi, geografi, juridik och turism

    Author : Camilla Nordin; [2021]
    Keywords : Meat production; Import; Livestock; Agriculture; Sweden; European Union; Self-sufficient level;

    Abstract : The aim with this research is to investigate if there is a relationship between import of meat and the price on livestock in Sweden. It also investigates if the Swedish membership of the European Union has affected both the price on livestock and the quantity of import of meat to Sweden. READ MORE