Essays about: "global food system"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 129 essays containing the words global food system.

  1. 1. Blue biotechnology : its role in the future of food

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Andrea Lundh; [2020]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; blue biotechnology; aquatic resources; SDG; sustainable development goals; blue growth; zero hunger; food security; agenda 2030;

    Abstract : To provide healthy food and livelihoods to a growing population on Earth, while environmental issues becoming more adverse, as well as climate change becoming more critical, is one of today’s greatest challenges. By 2015 the United Nations come up with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to tackle global challenges as poverty, global hunger, climate resilience, population growth control, achieving food security, and promotion of sustainable agriculture. READ MORE

  2. 2. Azelio’s Thermal Battery for Combined Heat and Power : A Thermo-economic and Market Research Study

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Martin Lantz; [2020]
    Keywords : Carnot battery systems; thermal energy storage; techno economic analysis; market review;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis was to assess the market opportunities for two novel Carnot battery system solutions, one supplying power and low temperature heat as well as a system supplying medium temperature heat exclusively. To fulfill the objective, a methodology was developed and implemented to investigate the market potential, further two techno-economic models were developed and utilized to investigate the performance of such Carnot battery solutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Nuclear Option : A Global Sustainability Appraisal of Civil Nuclear Energy

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för byggnadsteknik, energisystem och miljövetenskap

    Author : Sebastian Arnström; [2020]
    Keywords : nuclear power; solar power; wind power; sustainability; sustainable development; sustainable energy development; sustainability of nuclear power; nuclear accidents; nuclear weapons proliferation; nuclear fuel depletion;

    Abstract : Energy production systems are essential for human progress. They fuel the technologies that underpin economic growth and are prerequisite for efficient food production, education and healthcare. On the flip side, they also incur substantial eco-social costs. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water Insoluble Fraction of Nopal (Opuntia ficus) Cladodes Beneficially Affects Postprandial Appetite-related Variables, while the Soluble Fraction Has No Effect: A Randomized Crossover Study in Healthy Volunteers

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Livsmedelsteknik och nutrition (master)

    Author : Phuong Dung Kieu; [2020]
    Keywords : Nopal cladodes; appetite variables; dietary fiber; hydrolysis index; obesity; applied nutrition; food chemistry; industriell näringslära; livsmedelskemi; Medicine and Health Sciences;

    Abstract : Introduction: The world has witnessed a global trend of increasing obesity, which is directly linked to non-communicable diseases, such as type 2 diabetes (T2D). The epidemic of obesity is largely associated with consumption of high calorie diets and low physical activity. READ MORE

  5. 5. Brazilian South – South Cooperation in Africa: efforts to combat food insecurity through the application of the “Fome Zero” strategy

    University essay from Högskolan Dalarna/Afrikanska studier

    Author : Renata Nicole Gamboa Gomez; [2020]
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    Abstract : After the end of Cold War, the global system changed and from a bipolar to a multipolar world. This has created a perfect environment for emerging powers that in this period start to appear and advocate the problems and goals related to Southern countries. There are new possibilities for developing countries. READ MORE