Essays about: "food security"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 256 essays containing the words food security.

  1. 1. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

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

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Remote Sensing Based Pre-Season Yellow Rust Early Warning in Oromia, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Chinatsu Endo; [2021]
    Keywords : yellow rust; modeling; prediction; early warning; remote sensing; geography; geographical information systems; GIS; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Yellow rust (Puccinia striiformis f. sp. Tritici) is a crop disease caused by a fungus that regularly infects wheat and causes yield loss in Ethiopia. The disease has a significant impact on the country’s crop production, food security, health, and socioeconomic well-being. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cereals as ‘leftover biomass’ : an analysis of Swedish cereal production from the perspective of feed-food competition

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Beatrice Tillgren; [2021]
    Keywords : feed-food competition; left-over biomass; low‐opportunity‐cost feedstuff; cereals; cereal quality; wheat; rye; barley; oats; Swedish cereal production;

    Abstract : In a time with climate change and a growing population it is important to use the arable land as effectively as possible to ensure food security and minimize environmental impacts. Currently, livestock production uses 70% of all agricultural land which highlights the competition between the usage of land for crops for feed rather than for human consumption. READ MORE

  4. 4. Swedish Nitrogen Flows : A national budget of anthropogenically induced reactive nitrogen

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Vincent Lernbecher; [2021]
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    Abstract : Nitrogen is a fundamental element in all forms of life and a crucial component of our agricultural productivity and global food security. However, excess nitrogen caused by human activity poses a serious threat to the environment and human health. READ MORE

  5. 5. Plant products to control Ralstonia solanacearum causing bacterial wilt in tomatoes (Solanum lycopersicum) in Kenya

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Forest Mycology and Plant Pathology

    Author : Anton Hampl; [2021]
    Keywords : Kenya; Agriculture; Solanum lycopersicum; Ralstonia solanacearum; integrated pest management; phytobiocides;

    Abstract : Plant pathogens are a significant contributor to yield losses around the globe. The plant pathogen Ralstonia solanacearum causes bacterial wilt, often resulting in yield loss in numerous vital crops such as tomatoes. READ MORE