Essays about: "importance of agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 226 essays containing the words importance of agriculture.

  1. 1. Bearbetningsmetoders påverkan på markorganismers aktivitet i jorden : i perenna odlingar samt i odlingssystem med mellangrödor

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

    Author : Jenny Olofsson; [2021]
    Keywords : markorganismer; respiration; organiskt material; odlingsmetoder; biologiska processer; kemiska processer och fysikaliska processer; perenna odlingssystem; mellangrödor; klimatförändringar; microbial activity; respiration; organic matter; soil tillage methods; biological processes; chemical processes and physical processes; perennial crops; conservation agriculture; intermediate crops; climate change;

    Abstract : Klimatförändringarna, som både påverkat och påverkar vår planet, kräver att mänskliga aktiviteter förändras till mer resurssnåla och systemeffektiva processer. I dessa processer bör markens bördighet vara det centrala, eftersom en bördig mark kan generera stabila skördar och bidra till en långsiktigt hållbar matförsörjning. READ MORE

  2. 2. Digging for Common Ground : Exploring how Practitioners of Alternative Farming Methods are replicating Principles of Traditional Ecological Knowledge

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

    Author : Finn Rogge; [2021]
    Keywords : Permaculture; Regenerative Agriculture; Traditional Ecological Knowledge; Global Food System; Rural Development;

    Abstract : As a result of the harmful environmental practices found within the industrial agricultural system and the various negative accompanied socioeconomic consequences to health, local livelihoods, and resilience of rural communities, there has been an increasing global interest in Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) and alternative farming practices, such as permaculture and regenerative agriculture, that envision a more environment-friendly and equitable food- and agricultural system. At the same time, the potential of Indigenous woldviews and knowledges, such as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK), to introduce more environment-friendly land use practices and to reshape our understanding of nature becomes more publicly, but also scientifically acknowledged in the management of natural resources. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Destination Development in Practice : Can accommodation businesses contribute to cultural landscape preservation? The case of the Ökomodell Hindelang

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Lorenz Schwarzenbach; [2021]
    Keywords : tourism; destination; development; sustainability; cultural landscape; ecosystem services; accommodation businesses; entrepreneurship;

    Abstract : The focus of this research lies on the possibilities and willingness of accommodation businesses to work for and towards sustainability in a destination. The area of investigation is the municipality of Bad Hindelang located in the German Alps. READ MORE

  4. 4. “Pretty much just ‘fluffing’ around” : The complexity of safeguarding farmland biodiversity in Scania through the Greening

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Desiree Goldring; Ingrid Petersson; [2021]
    Keywords : Common Agricultural Policy; Common Pool Resources; Diversity of institutions; Farmland biodiversity; Governance; Greening; Landscape perspective; Projectification; Scanian farmland; Biologisk mångfald inom jordbruk; Common Pool Resources; EU:s gemensamma jordbrukspolitik; Förgröningsstödet; Governance; Landskapsperspektiv; Mångfald av institutioner; Projektifiering; skånskt jordbrukslandskap;

    Abstract : Intensified agriculture has led to a dramatic decline of farmland biodiversity in Europe during the 20th century, making farmland policies of utmost importance within the European Union [EU]. The Greening, which is a part of the Common Agricultural Policy [CAP] was created to combat the negative effects of intensified agriculture. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Blue Monkey In Golden Bengal : Understanding the colonial policy and socialconditions of the indigo rebellion’s peasant

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för statsvetenskap (ST)

    Author : Niazul Islam; [2021]
    Keywords : Indigo Rebellion; Bengal Peasant Rebellion; Bangladesh; British Colonialism; Peasant Rebellion;

    Abstract :  This thesis investigates some social factors that instigated Bengal’s peasants to revolt against theBritish colonial raj repeatedly. The majority of peasant rebellions of Bengal have been examinedfrom the view of political economy, where the general perspective is that peasants revolted becauseof economic exploitations by planters, landlords, and other classes. READ MORE