Essays about: "agroecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 57 essays containing the word agroecology.

  1. 1. Sustainable intensification and agroecology : transitioning towards sustainable agriculture

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Lukas Wohnhas; [2022]
    Keywords : 10 elements of agroecology; 13 agroecological principles; agriculture; agroecology; sustainable intensification; transition;

    Abstract : Agroecology and sustainable intensification are presented by their respective proponents as solutions to improve the sustainability of agricultural production. The present research investigates the similarities and differences of the two approaches and their potential to contribute to sustainable development in praxis. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of animals in sustainable land use : can a plant-based diet benefit both animals and land use?

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Blenda Agell; [2022]
    Keywords : land use; fair diet; animal ethics; plant based; vegan; agroecology; sustainability; food system; speciesism; anthropocentrism; critical animal studies;

    Abstract : Introduction: Agroecology and sustainability are both concepts that aim to find solutions towards a healthy planet. This thesis is based on two pillars with a plant-based diet as the connection between them. The two pillars are 1) the missing animal perspective and 2) a more resource efficient land use. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Role of Human Rights and Agroecology at the UN Food Systems Summit : A Study of Food Security Discourse in Global Food Governance

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för globala politiska studier (GPS)

    Author : Erica Karlsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Food Security; UN Food Systems Summit; Human Rights; Agroecology;

    Abstract : The UN Food Systems Summit (UNFSS), held in September 2021, brought great expectations of a sustainable food systems transition in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It was, however, almost instantly criticised for failing to be transparent, implementing a Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) and agroecological principles, and for not including the UN Committee of Food Security (CFS). READ MORE

  4. 4. Towards Regenerative (Agri)Cultures. An ethnographic case study of integrated socio-ecological restoration at the Hof Lebensberg community farm, Germany

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Cina Tanzarella; [2021]
    Keywords : Socio-Ecological Systems; System Thinking; Regenerative Agriculture; Agroecology; Ecosystem Restoration; Sustainability Transformations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Agriculture is today the human activity most vulnerable to Climate Change, and one of its leading causes. Regenerative Agriculture offers powerful tools to restore ecosystems, without sacrificing abundant food production; nevertheless, a systematic adoption of such practices is incompatible with the existing economic structures and calls for a radical societal change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Reconnecting with cultivated biodiversity and traditional agroecological knowledge for a fruitful agriCulture methodological proposal for a participatory network of agrobiodiversity guardians in the Natural Park Sierra de Espadán, spain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Paula Marie Heusgen; [2021]
    Keywords : Agroecology; in-situ conservation; Participatory Action Research; sustainable agriculture; Transition Management and Governance; Spain; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Problem and Urgency: A global loss of cultivated biodiversity and traditional knowledge and practices can be observed. It is, however, essential to preserve this heritage that contributes to climate resilience, diversification of ecosystems and the dynamization of rural areas. READ MORE