Essays about: "farming"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 826 essays containing the word farming.

  1. 1. Hybrid patches of commoning - Unpacking influences of the hydrosocial cycle on commoning in a downstream desert reclamation area : case study in Youssef El Seddik, Egypt

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Benjamin Hellström; Leila Sultan; [2020]
    Keywords : water management; Egypt; hydrosocial network; commoning; irrigation; agriculture; commons; environment; desert reclamation; small-scale farming; water resources; livelihoods; Middle East; North Africa; MENA; participatory approach; workshop;

    Abstract : Water stress is increasing globally, especially affecting arid regions of the world such as Egypt. Due to challenges related to intensifying effects of climate change and a rapidly growing population, the levels of and access to water is a continuous area of concern for the country – making it important to analyze how these water issues are managed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fälten där livet utspelar sig : en studie av jordbrukets sociala och kulturella betydelser på Västbanken

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

    Author : Amanda Björksell; [2020]
    Keywords : jordbruk; Palestina; Västbanken; orientalism; identitet; klassificering; olivträd;

    Abstract : Jordbruket är en praktik som i 10 000 år har format samhällens struktur och utveckling. Jordbruket ger försörjning för enskilda hushåll men är även en viktig ekonomisk faktor för många länder. READ MORE

  3. 3. Efficient Communication in Smart Homes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Elin Lundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Smart furniture is being more and more common in our homes. This thesis combines the growing interest in smart homes and farming of flowers and vegetables. The goal is to determine and characterize the parameters one has to take into consideration in order to design of a smart system for indoor farming. READ MORE

  4. 4. Eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms : incorporating sustainability into the measure of eco-efficiency

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Elin Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : dairy farms; eco-efficiency; environmental pressures; planetary boundaries;

    Abstract : This thesis introduces a novel method to incorporate absolute values of GHG emissions into the measure of eco-efficiency. The aim is to assess eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms and adjusting the scores towards a threshold of absolute levels of GHG emissions using the proposed method. READ MORE

  5. 5. The effect of habitat type on farmland bird populations : In Tarnava Mare Natura2000 reserve, Romania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för biologisk grundutbildningUppsala universitet/Institutionen för ekologi och genetik

    Author : Krisztina Csiki; [2020]
    Keywords : farmland; birds; agriculture; Tarnava; Mare; Natura2000; reserve; yellowhammer; tree sparrow; skylark; red-backed shrike; common whitethroat;

    Abstract : Widespread extinction is a critical threat to biodiversity and is largely caused by human overexploitation of habitat and populations. A widely used and hence well studied organism group for indication of biodiversity is birds. READ MORE