Essays about: "food related thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 78 essays containing the words food related thesis.

  1. 1. Redistribution of leftover food from municipal canteens in Sweden to avoid food waste - Environmental, social and economic effects

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljö- och energisystem

    Author : Lotta Sellmann Jansson; [2019]
    Keywords : Food waste; redistribution; sustainability; municipal canteens; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : In 2015 the Swedish government signed the UN Agenda 2030 comprising of 17 Sustainable Development Goals and a total of 169 sub targets. Goal 12 target 3 reads as follows: “By 2030, halve per capita global food waste at the retail and consumer levels and reduce food losses along production and supply chains, including post-harvest losses. READ MORE

  2. 2. Knocking on the door : a study on nutritional education and women’s empowerment on household level in rural Tanzania

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

    Author : Therese Strimell Flodqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : gender; women´s empowerment; decision making; intra-household bargaining; nutritional education; scale–N;

    Abstract : In Sub-Saharan Africa, food is often prepared by women, by mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters or sisters-in-law. Despite their crucial role in household food security women in developing countries are generally disempowered and they have low decision-making power. READ MORE

  3. 3. RIVERCITY flowing right, AquaFo(A)rming a new center of production in the borders of Gothenburg and Partille

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Elva Nano; [2018]
    Keywords : urban farming; urban food production; urban transformation; food technology; aquaponincs; urban design; Gothenburg urbanization; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Sweden has the reputation of being one of the most sustainable and innovative countries in the world, when it comes to environment-related technology. However, the ecological footprint rates indicate, that Swedes are currently living lifestyles that would require the equivalent of four Earth-like planets to sustain. READ MORE

  4. 4. Why have the eggs in Baltic salmon (Salmo salar L.) become larger?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

    Author : Shoumo Khondoker; [2018]
    Keywords : baltic salmon; egg size; egg numbers; length; wild; hatchery;

    Abstract : The size of the eggs in fish long been regarded as an important parameter in comparative ichthyology, as it has been linked to fitness related traits such as the survival and competitive ability of the offspring. However, very few studies exist were variation in egg-size within a population has been investigated over long time. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability Certification Goes Blockchain

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Niklas Wehner; [2018]
    Keywords : third party sustainability certification; blockchain; traceability; global value chains; supply chain management; Business and Economics; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Food production accounts for some of the most significant social and environmental impacts at global scale. Reliable information on who produced a product where and under what conditions is a critical enabler for meaningful action on some of the most pressing challenges. READ MORE