Essays about: "food security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 272 essays containing the words food security.

  1. 1. Resilience and Adaptivity of EU Pesticides Law - Assessing Theory and Legal Capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Jansson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : pesticides; agriculture; resilience; EU law; adaptive law;

    Abstract : The utilisation of pesticides within agriculture may contribute to a transgression of the ecological boundaries of the Earth. However, pesticides play an essential role in sustaining human welfare by providing food security. READ MORE

  2. 2. The importance of livestock for food security and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Kajsa Bruhn; [2019]
    Keywords : undernourishment; stunting; livestock ownership; animal source foods; diarrhea;

    Abstract : In Sub- Saharan Africa 222 million people suffer from undernourishment, making it the region with the highest prevalence of undernourishment in the world. The prevalence of household livestock ownership is high in the region, making livestock’s influence on undernourishment and food security an interesting aspect to further examine. READ MORE

  3. 3. Studying the impact of a mobile application in food waste reduction, circular economy, and social interaction inside the community.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för datavetenskap och medieteknik (DM)

    Author : Christos Gkalfas; [2019]
    Keywords : Mobile Development; literature review; food waste; circular economy; sustainability; community sharing; financial crisis; donation; Ionic; Cordova; Angular; SASS; HTML; Typescript; Google Firebase;

    Abstract : Social and ecological sustainability applications are a significant way to bring equality, equity, and happiness in society. Food waste and food security are two of the most significant problems the people have to tackle the next years. READ MORE

  4. 4. Determinants of Tanzania rural households’ income diversification and its impact on food security

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Japhet Alfred Ntwalle; [2019]
    Keywords : calorie; determinants; food security; household; income diversification; regression;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to analyze the determinants of rural household income diversification and its impact on food security in Tanzania. With the current changes in the climatic conditions, there is a need for households to reduce their dependence on agriculture and diversify into other income generating activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Crop diversity in Scania : geographical and cognitive mapping

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Shaktima López Hösel; [2019]
    Keywords : crop diversity; agroecology; food systems; ecosystem services; resilience; farmer s motivations; geographical information systems; self-determination theory; cognitive mapping;

    Abstract : Modern agriculture is characterized by large scale and large-scale farming of a few crops, which rely heavily on external inputs. These kinds of intensive and specialized farming systems are contributing to exceeding the planetary boundaries for our ecosystems. READ MORE