Essays about: "livestock"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 346 essays containing the word livestock.

  1. 1. A statistical approach to understand Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever prevalence in Pakistan

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Internationell hälsa

    Author : Abdul Karim; [2020]
    Keywords : Crimean Congo hemorrhagic fever; Pakistan regions; literacy rate; livestock; border effect; linear regression;

    Abstract : Geographically, Pakistan is in the western part of south Asia at about 24-37 °N latitudes and62-75 °E longitudes. Livestock and agriculture are two major sectors in Pakistan and play animportant role in the country economy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms : incorporating sustainability into the measure of eco-efficiency

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Elin Martinsson; [2020]
    Keywords : dairy farms; eco-efficiency; environmental pressures; planetary boundaries;

    Abstract : This thesis introduces a novel method to incorporate absolute values of GHG emissions into the measure of eco-efficiency. The aim is to assess eco-efficiency in Swedish dairy farms and adjusting the scores towards a threshold of absolute levels of GHG emissions using the proposed method. READ MORE

  3. 3. Government responses to social-ecological impacts of “dzud” in Mongolia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Markus Barnevik Olsson; [2020]
    Keywords : Mongolia; dzud; social-ecological resilience; environmental governance; process tracing; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : “Dzud” is a unique winter weather phenomenon with devastating effects on livestock and the people of Mongolia. As climate change continues to intensify, the social-ecological impacts of dzud worsens. READ MORE

  4. 4. The potentials of agroforestry systems in Denmark and southern Sweden : a comparative study on farmers’ perceptions and agroforestry-related policies

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

    Author : Carolina Yang; [2020]
    Keywords : temperate agroforestry; agriculture; forestry; agroecology; farmers’ attitude; Common Agricultural Policy; policy; financial support; Sweden; Denmark;

    Abstract : In the face of climate change, the urgent need for sustainable food systems has brought agroforestry under the spotlight in the Global North, for its provision of ecosystem services. Despite being less known in the Danish and Swedish context, the traditional practice of managing livestock in the semi-natural pastures, similar to the cut-and-carry systems in the tropics, is undeniably a form of agroforestry system. READ MORE

  5. 5. Traditions challenged by transitional change : A study of what can be learned from the overcoming of change in work and other habits by the reindeerherding nomad Dukha community

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för hälsa och välfärd

    Author : Björn Stigson; [2020]
    Keywords : Working life science; Work without boundaries; Concept of work; Ontology of work; Dukha; Reindeer Herding; Pastoralism; Gränslöst arbete; Arbetsvetenskap; Nomadism; Arbete; Dukha; Renskötsel;

    Abstract : The Dukha people are nomadic pastoralists who also supplement their income from tourism and their diet from hunting and gathering. The Dukha community has gone through and overcome numerous changes in conditions over the years. READ MORE