Essays about: "problems in Agriculture"

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  1. 1. The Water-Energy-Agriculture nexus in Jordan : A case study on As-Samra wastewater treatment plant in the LowerJordan River Basin

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Alberto Belda Gonzalez; [2018]
    Keywords : Water-energy-agriculture nexus; Jordan; Lower Jordan River Basin; As-Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant;

    Abstract : Historically, water, energy and agricultural resources have been naturally scarce in Jordan, but current economic, demographic, geopolitical and environmental conditions are aggravating the situation. The influxes of refugees are increasing the already high natural population growth; better economic conditions and living standards are changing consumption and production patterns; surrounding conflicts affect the supply of resources; and negative effects associated to climate change can be noticed already. READ MORE

  2. 2. Problems faced by small scale farmers in the dairy sector Pakistan : a case study of Punjab province

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Khwaja Tariq Ziad; [2018]
    Keywords : dairy production; Pakistan; supply chain;

    Abstract : The contribution of livestock in economic development of a country is vital. Pakistan is blessed with abundant natural resources, especially vast agricultural resources on account of its fertile irrigated land, four seasons and glorious history of old traditions of farming. READ MORE

  3. 3. HAVE: An interactive kitchen garden exploring the design of plant-based interfaces

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Victor Permild; [2018]
    Keywords : calm technology; tangible computing; material computing; plant-based interface; design for social innovation;

    Abstract : As the population of the world increases and cities grow in size, we are faced with remarkable societal problems regarding sustainable food security for the generations to come. In this paper, I present and discuss HAVE (Hydroponic Agricultural Vertical Environment), a research-through-design project that explores the design of an interactive open-source vertical kitchen garden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Can organic waste fuel the buses in Johannesburg? : A study of potential, feasibility, costs and environmental performance of a biomethane solution for public transport

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik; Linköpings universitet/Industriell miljöteknik

    Author : Johanna Niklasson; Linnea Bergquist Skogfors; [2018]
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    Abstract : Like many large cities, Johannesburg faces several sustainability challenges such as unsustainable use of natural resources, emissions contributing to environmental- and waste related problems. The city is a provincial transport centre, and the transport sector is responsible for a large share of the city’s energy demand and emissions. READ MORE

  5. 5. En jämförelse mellan ekologisk och konventionell djurhållning : - gällande djurhälsa, miljöpåverkan och hälsoaspekter

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public Health

    Author : Zandra Hugoh; [2018]
    Keywords : ekologisk; etikettproduktion; djurvälfärd; etik; miljö; konsument;

    Abstract : Dagens moderna konsument ställer höga krav på livsmedlens hälsoeffekter och miljöpåverkan. Det ekologiska jordbruket fokuserar främst på miljön och djurhälsan, men diskussioner förs om huruvida den ekologiska produktionen är ineffektiv. Ekologiska livsmedel växer mer och mer på marknaden, samtidigt som konsumentens krav ökar. READ MORE