Essays about: "example of local study in thesis"

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  1. 1. Analyzing the impact of marine protected areas on coastal zones : A case-study of Addo Elephant National Park Marine Protected Area, South Africa

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

    Author : Laura Elana Babette Obbink; [2023]
    Keywords : Marine Protected Areas; Sustainability; Coastal Zones; Biodiversity; Local Environmental Awareness; South Africa;

    Abstract : The ocean is, with its extraordinary ability to regulate the climate and absorb carbon dioxide, a vital ecosystem for all life on the planet. Moreover, the ocean is highly important for coastal communities as a source of income and nutrition, and as a consequence of increasing dependence it is becoming more significant to mitigate the effects of these anthropogenic activities on the ocean and its resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. Beyond Borders: The European Union's Legislative Approach in Regulating Deforestation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten; Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Laura Valentina Vargas Falla; [2023]
    Keywords : Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Deforestation and forest degradation is an environmental phenomenon affecting the entire world. In 2021 the EU Commission proposed a Regulation on Deforestation-free Products, which is expected to repeal the EU Timber Regulation in 2023. 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. Public Participation in Sustainable Urban Development Strategies - A Tool for Improving Strategy Making or a Symbolic Means of Establishing Legitimacy?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Ekaterina Faldina; [2023]
    Keywords : Community engagement; local authorities; Arnstein’s ladder; stakeholders; public participation; sustainable urban strategy; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to analyse the relationships between key stakeholders in the process of developing and implementing an urban strategy using the example of the Sustainable Urban Development Strategy of the City of Saint Petersburg. This thesis is based on theories related to involving public participation in the planning and implementation of the city strategy and the options and perspectives of participation strategies for involving stakeholders. READ MORE

  5. 5. Farming off the food crisis : exploring practitioners of agroecology in Ireland

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

    Author : Ema Kotarski; [2022]
    Keywords : alternative food systems; agroecology; alternative agricultural practices; alternative food producers; Ireland; rural development; agriculture;

    Abstract : The many negative environmental and socioeconomic issues tied to practices of industrial agriculture have led to increased interests in alternative food systems (AFSs) to improve the social and ecological conditions of food production. Agroecology as one example of an alternative agricultural practice seeks to achieve these goals but is highly context dependent. READ MORE