Essays about: "importance of rural management"

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  1. 1. Skyfallshantering med blågrön infrastruktur : gestaltningsarbete avseende skyfallshantering för Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset

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

    Author : Siri Fogelberg; Frida Gissén; [2019]
    Keywords : skyfallshantering; landskapsarkitektur; blågrön infrastruktur; klimatanpassnig; gestaltning; vattenmagasinering; skyfall;

    Abstract : Runt om i världen dör allt fler människor till följd av skyfall och extremväder. I och med klimatförändringarna väntas även Sverige få fler och större skyfall. När en katastrof inträffar är behovet av att samhällsviktig verksamhet fungerar som störst. READ MORE

  2. 2. Skeppsbron ReLinked : a site specific development proposal of a historical quay

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

    Author : Konrad Kowalik; [2019]
    Keywords : quay; wharf; skeppsbron; skeppsbrokajen; waterfront; historical development; medieval quay; site specific;

    Abstract : Traffic routes and parked vehicles are frequently directed to quays. This urban pattern disrupt and depopulate the unique interface of the city and sea. Research unanimously confirms the causality between new roads and new traffic. READ MORE

  3. 3. Testing the (legal) waters: interpreting the political representation of a river with rights in New Zealand : “let’s talk to the river, instead of talking about the river”

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

    Author : Wouter Blankestijn; Anna Martin; [2018]
    Keywords : earth jurisprudence; rights of nature; political representation; ecocentrism; human-nature communication; river management; indigenous justice; environmental justice; communicative ethic; thematic analysis; New Zealand;

    Abstract : In 2017, after protracted litigation between Māori iwi (tribe) and the Crown, the Whanganui River in Aotearoa/New Zealand was granted the status of a ‘legal person’. The river is described as an indivisible and living whole, so-called Te Awa Tupua. READ MORE

  4. 4. Go With the (Milk) Flow. Infant feeding practices and premature introduction of solids in rural Eastern Cape South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sofia Rubertsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Breastfeeding; Community support; Infant feeding; Nestum®; Agency; South Africa; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study uses an intersectional approach to examine and understand how different social and cultural norms impact women’s agency when choosing infant feeding practice. The study wishes to broaden the debate on how women can succeed with breastfeeding or the infant feeding practice of her choice and decrease harmful premature introduction of solids such as Nestum®. READ MORE

  5. 5. Small-scale farmers’ intentions to carry out conservation-oriented agriculture through participation in the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environment Scheme : the role of attitudes and values in farming behaviour

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

    Author : Andrew Gallagher; [2018]
    Keywords : Agri-Environment Schemes; Productivism; Multifunctionality; Conservation-oriented Agriculture; Attitudes; Values; Identity; Behaviour; Agricultural Transition;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the attitudes of small-scale farmers towards conservation-oriented farming as prescribed through the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environmental Scheme. It aims to understand whether values and identity play a role in how agricultural practices are perceived by farmers and whether this affects their behavioral intentions. READ MORE