Essays about: "forest for livelihood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words forest for livelihood.

  1. 1. Adapting together in times of climate change : the potential of adaptive governance for improving the cooperation between reindeer herders and forest owners in northern Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Freya Grüsgen; [2020]
    Keywords : social-ecological system; land use; reindeer husbandry; forestry; climate change; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reindeer husbandry has long been a central element of the traditional livelihood and culture of indigenous Sami people in northern Sweden. However, it faces several challenges from competing land uses, primarily forestry. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local participation in natural resource management initiatives : a case study of the Gola REDD+ Project in Sierra Leone

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

    Author : Idriss Duramany Koromah; [2020]
    Keywords : local participation; REDD ; natural resource management; Sierra Leone; Gola Rainforest National Park;

    Abstract : The United Nation’s program, Reducing Emission from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD+) is an international policy mechanism to mitigate global climate change. REDD+ has a significant global impact that is changing how forests are managed around the world, particularly in developing countries and where natural resource dependent communities live. READ MORE

  3. 3. Differences in forest structure in relation to energy-efficient cookstoves in the Kakamega forest, Kenya

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Fanny Edenborg; [2020]
    Keywords : Rainforest; Energy-efficient cookstoves; forest structure; Kakamega forest; Kenya;

    Abstract : Tropical forests are amongst the most important ecosystems in the world. It is also the biome estimated to experience the most rapid losses of habitats in the next 50 years, mainly due to anthropogenic exploitation. The Kakamega forest, western Kenya, is important both for conservation and human livelihood and is essential for peoples’ survival. READ MORE

  4. 4. REDD+ Projects Providing Sustainable Livelihoods for Rural Communities?  An Assessment of Voluntary Carbon Offsetting Projects in Peru and Tanzania

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Laura Tapping; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; carbon offsetting; REDD ; Sustainable Livelihoods; project communities; voluntary carbon market;

    Abstract : The voluntary carbon market, the area of focus for this thesis, developed alongside the compliance carbon market when individuals and organisations elected to compensate for their CO2 emissions. The steep growth in demand for voluntary carbon offset credits stemmed from the 2015 Paris Agreement. READ MORE

  5. 5. Women’s fuelwood collection and deforestation : Effects on women’s everyday lives and environments in Kabadio, Casamance and Diagane Barka, Sine-Saloum.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Tiainen; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; fuelwood collection; forest degradation; livelihoods; feminist political ecology; West Africa; Senegal;

    Abstract : Previous research and literature commonly agree to the fact that women, especially rural women, is the most vulnerable group in society. Many of them tend to be found in the poorest sections of society. READ MORE