Essays about: "agroecology"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the word agroecology.

  1. 1. Vertical Farming Sustainability and Urban Implications

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Daniela García-Caro Briceño; [2018]
    Keywords : Emergy; Food sovereignty; Security; Sustainable development; Urbanization; Urban political agroecology;

    Abstract : Meeting current and future demands for food is one of the biggest problems facing the world today. Despite the positive correlation that exists between food production and urban food demand, food systems remain separate and excluded from cities. Vertical farming has been proposed as a solution projected to address these issues in a sustainable way. READ MORE

  2. 2. Barriers to Sustainable Business Model Innovation in Swedish Agriculture

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Jennie Cederholm Björklund; [2017]
    Keywords : Business models; barriers sustainability; agriculture; innovation; entrepreneurship; agroecology; Affärsmodeller; agroekologi; entreprenörskap; hinder; hållbarhet; innovation; lantbruk;

    Abstract : Bakgrund: Svenska företag inom lantbruks- och livsmedelssektorn (s.k. agri-food) behövermöta ökade behov av hållbar samhällsutveckling med livskraftig landsbygd och ökadefterfrågan på livsmedel, samt utnyttja det gynnsamma läget framtida klimatförändringar förmed sig (Horizon 2020, Tell et al., 2016b). READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Resilient Food Systems: An agroecological approach to Climate Resilient Pathways

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Ylva Larsson; [2016]
    Keywords : adaption; agriculture; agroecological integration; agroecology; climate change; climate resilient pathways; food security; food system; levels of conversion; mitigation; resilience; transformation.; Earth and Environmental Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : Human interference with the climate system imposes a significant threat to the future capacity of ecosystems to sustain ecosystem services vital for food production. Agroecology is increasingly seen a way to meet these challenges. READ MORE

  4. 4. Sustainability Evaluations and Development Challenges of Cacao Farms : A Minor Field Study in Huila, Colombia

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Elin Pettersson; [2016]
    Keywords : Theobroma cacao L.; agroecology; agroecosystem; agroforestry; participatory research;

    Abstract : An intensification of 200 000 tonnes of cacao is planned for the Colombian cacao production until 2021. This could lead large negative effects on the Colombian nature and biodiversity if the current smallholdings of agroforestry were abandoned in favour for large monocultures. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gaining land and gaining ground? The Popular Agrarian Reform by the Landless Rural Workers’ Movement (MST) in Brazil

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Camila Da Cunha Almeida Azevedo; [2015]
    Keywords : agrarian question; agrarian reform; agrarian change; rural development; peasant movements; agrarian social movements; rural politics; territorial disputes; social conflict; land struggle; land occupation; MST; Brazil; Paraná; social change; agroecology; thematic analysis; Social Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The Landless Rural Workers' Movement (MST), one of the most important movements in Brazil, known for its land occupations, recently launched proposals to implement a new Popular Agrarian Reform (PAR) project. Consequently, one must ask: is there need for agrarian reform (AR) in Brazil? This question must engage with another discussion, that of the development of capitalism in the countryside and its consequences for the peasantry - the agrarian question (AQ). READ MORE