Essays about: "problems in Agriculture"

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  1. 1. Exploring labeling for ecosystem services and biodiversity : a Q study with the German food-processing industry

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Andrej Hagenmüller; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; EU; food; label; multi-stakeholder approach; Q methodology; viewpoints;

    Abstract : Agriculture contributes to the deterioration of ecosystem services and the loss of biodiversity. Policy measures to combat these problems are often ineffective. Eco-labeling can help to involve consumers for increasing the share of products addressing ecosystem conservation. READ MORE

  2. 2. Polemics around genetically modified crops : understanding the “problematizations” by the researchers and farmers in India

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

    Author : Mayuri Kumari; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; problematization; WPR; discourse; GM debate; GM crops; farmers; agriculture researchers;

    Abstract : India is an agriculture based country where a big chunk of its population is employed in the agricultural sector. Despite significant improvements in food security mainly as a result of the Green revolution, farmers are still facing a list of problems. READ MORE

  3. 3. Flags don’t feed people: nationalism and agri-culture in the UK : a critical framing analysis of nationalism as it appears in British agri-cultural discourse in the context of Brexit

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Anoushka Carter; [2020]
    Keywords : Nationalism; agriculture; ecological patriotism; far right; neoliberal capitalism; ecomodernism; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As Europe witnesses a rise in support of the far-right, more attention is being paid to why nationalistic sentiment is gaining popularity, particularly amongst rural populations. However, less known is how nationalism interacts with pressing ecological issues, even less so with agricultural matters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Virtuella stängsel för getter (Capra hircus) : effekter på välfärden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Environment and Health

    Author : Malin Reimeskog; [2020]
    Keywords : get; Capra hircus; virtuella stängsel; osynliga stängsel; djurskydd; elektrisk utrustning; välfärd; associativ inlärning; djurhållning;

    Abstract : There are currently about 20,000 goats in Sweden. In a survey on goat farming by the Swedish Board of Agriculture, it was discovered that goat farmers often perceive the enclosure of goats as problematic. READ MORE

  5. 5. Damage Assessment of Mozambique Flooding Using Sentinel

    University essay from KTH/Geoinformatik

    Author : Ludvig Lundberg; [2020]
    Keywords : change detection; supervised classification; sentinel; Mozambique;

    Abstract : In the past 40 years, floods have become a bane of Mozambique’s inhabitants and economy. The latest of them, caused by the cyclone Idai, has devastated the area resulting in loss of life and property. It was estimated that around 715 000 hectares of farmland was destroyed as a result of the cyclone. READ MORE