Essays about: "importance of rural management"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Coordination of tourism in the Swedish national parks : a case study of Kosterhavet National Park

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

    Author : Emma Wogel; [2018]
    Keywords : National park; Tourism; Collaboration; Coordination; Symbolic interactionism; Trust; Conflict; Local perspective;

    Abstract : Stakeholders involved in Swedish nature conservation and the tourism industry have noticed difficulties in the coordination of activities between private tourist actors and public conservation authorities in national parks. This research demonstrates and explains a collaboration problem that occurred in a pilot project in Kosterhavet National Park in 2015. READ MORE

  5. 5. The dynamics of community participation in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zambia – A case study with the Mboole Rural Development Initiative

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

    Author : Rico Bergemann; [2017]
    Keywords : participation; community; HIV; AIDS; Zambia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses a mixed-method strategy to scrutinize the dynamics of community participation and how it can contribute to improve HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviors, paying particular attention to aspects of power and gender. In a case-study design, this thesis analyzes participation in the Mboole Rural Development Initiative and its projects with international donors utilizing an analytical framework developed for the purpose of this study. READ MORE