Essays about: "livelihoods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 283 essays containing the word livelihoods.

  1. 1. Hybrid patches of commoning - Unpacking influences of the hydrosocial cycle on commoning in a downstream desert reclamation area : case study in Youssef El Seddik, Egypt

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Benjamin Hellström; Leila Sultan; [2020]
    Keywords : water management; Egypt; hydrosocial network; commoning; irrigation; agriculture; commons; environment; desert reclamation; small-scale farming; water resources; livelihoods; Middle East; North Africa; MENA; participatory approach; workshop;

    Abstract : Water stress is increasing globally, especially affecting arid regions of the world such as Egypt. Due to challenges related to intensifying effects of climate change and a rapidly growing population, the levels of and access to water is a continuous area of concern for the country – making it important to analyze how these water issues are managed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Fälten där livet utspelar sig : en studie av jordbrukets sociala och kulturella betydelser på Västbanken

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

    Author : Amanda Björksell; [2020]
    Keywords : jordbruk; Palestina; Västbanken; orientalism; identitet; klassificering; olivträd;

    Abstract : Jordbruket är en praktik som i 10 000 år har format samhällens struktur och utveckling. Jordbruket ger försörjning för enskilda hushåll men är även en viktig ekonomisk faktor för många länder. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Health for Export? A WPR and World-Systems Analysis of the OECD’s Construction of Pharmaceutical Pollution

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Ebba Rosendahl; [2020]
    Keywords : OECD; pharmaceutical pollution; WPR; world-systems theory; environmental load displacement; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The issue of pharmaceutical pollution has recently gained attention on the international political agenda as several actors have raised concern for its negative impact on ecosystems, human health, and livelihoods in emerging economies where an increasing share of the pharmaceutical production is located due to the cheaper labor and less stringent environmental regulations. In 2019, the OECD published a report with policy recommendations on how to manage pharmaceutical residues in freshwaters, being one of the first international actors to address pharmaceutical pollution from manufacturing as a problem. READ MORE

  5. 5. A fishery at risk and the limits to adaptation : a study of Cambodian Community Fishery organisations’ role in reducing livelihood vulnerability to climate change in their communities

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

    Author : Hanna Wessling; [2020]
    Keywords : livelihood vulnerability; climate change adaptation; community fisheries; Cambodia;

    Abstract : Cambodia’s small-scale fisheries support the livelihoods of a major part of the country's rural population and play a crucial role in food security. Climate change-related impacts alongside geopolitical changes harm the aquatic ecosystems the fishery depends on, and thus contain a great threat to both food security and rural fishery-based livelihoods in the country. READ MORE