Essays about: "farmer s perspective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words farmer s perspective.

  1. 1. Materialisation of the emergent farmers in a Malawian context : a privileged class’ positioning in agricultural transformation

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

    Author : Gustav Broms; [2020]
    Keywords : capital accumulation; surplus value; food regime; patronage; differentiation; livelihood; diversification; food security;

    Abstract : Emergent farmers have rapidly increased in numbers on the sub-Saharan African continent during the last couple of decades. The main interest in this study lies in how emergent farmers have materialised as a class in a political economic context and historical process and what societal impact they have had. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opportunities and Barriers of Carbon Farming from a Sustainable Livelihoods Perspective - A Case Study from Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jinsong Yang; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Carbon Farming; Sustainable Livelihoods; Soil Carbon; Agriculture in Sweden; Climate Mitigation;

    Abstract : With changes in climate and increasing resource scarcity in the future, transition towards a more sustainable and resilient agriculture system that promotes maintenance of a range of ecosystem services is important. Meanwhile, significant global greenhouse gas reduction targets require all sectors including agriculture to take radical actions immediately. READ MORE

  3. 3. I skuggan av sommarens torka finns känslorna : en studie om mjölkbönders upplevelser från sommarens torka 2018

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

    Author : Kristin Halvarsson; [2020]
    Keywords : torkan 2018; mjölkproducenter; coping-strategier; sociala relationer; känslomässig upplevelse;

    Abstract : Under sommaren 2018 utsattes Sverige för extremt väder i form av höga temperaturer och låga nederbördsmängder. Sämre tillväxt på beten och vallar, mindre spannmålsskördar och låga vattennivåer som orsakade foder- och vattenbrist blev direkta följer av den extremt varma och torra sommaren. READ MORE

  4. 4. Agriculture at the crossroads : challenges of food security and rural development in Siaya County

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

    Author : Dorothy Roseline Juma; [2019]
    Keywords : food security; poverty; small-scale agriculture; rural development;

    Abstract : Africa is always being, portrayed as a continent of poverty and one that needs to develop, and increase its food production. The quest has lead world organizations to launch projects for development and economic growth in Africa where majority are poor. READ MORE

  5. 5. Trading transparency: How it affects the coffee farmers?

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi; Högskolan i Jönköping/IHH, Företagsekonomi

    Author : Evelina Edwardsson; Elena Giannisi; [2019]
    Keywords : coffee supply chain; fair trade; direct trade; ethical trade; blockchain; coffee income transparency; trade theory.;

    Abstract : Trading processes are occurring every day in all industries, and people within these processes are constantly faced with inequalities due to different power structures and opportunities. In particularly, the coffee industry is one industry that is affected by these trading differences. READ MORE