Essays about: "problems in Agriculture"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Examining Cross-sector Collaboration as a Facilitator for Urban Agriculture Initiatives in order to Contribute to Sustainable Urban Development in Malmö

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Julia Eckert; Willy Liadouze; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Urban Development; Urban Agriculture; Cross-Sector Collaboration; Partnership; Key Success Factors;

    Abstract : Cities all around the world are recognizing the importance of sustainability when it comes to urban development. Not only the dramatic decline of fossil fuels, but also the recent epidemic of COVID-19 have triggered some rethinking about the fragile food systems everywhere. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Management of pastures : what is affecting the farmers priority?

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Karolina Karlsson; [2020]
    Keywords : pasture; natural pasture; environment subsidies; land leasing; grazing regimes; grazing management;

    Abstract : Natural pastures are important for the biological biodiversity. 2004 did we have 520 000 ha of pastures in Sweden according to the Swedish agency of agriculture, today we have 461 000 ha (Jordbruksverket, 2019). READ MORE

  5. 5. Microwave Heat Treatment of Black Liquor for the Degradation of Hemicellulose

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik (CI)

    Author : Maja Rydgård; [2020]
    Keywords : lignin; biofuel; black liquor; heat treatment; microwave heating; chemical engineering; kemiteknik; Technology and Engineering; Chemistry;

    Abstract : The largest use of fossil petroleum is the production of fuels. Hence, finding sustainable alter-natives is an important step to reduce the emissions of greenhouse gases. One such alternative is to produce fuel from biomass, such as waste products from agriculture and the forest indus-try. READ MORE