Essays about: "small-scale farming"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 105 essays containing the words small-scale farming.

  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. Efficient Communication in Smart Homes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för elektro- och informationsteknik

    Author : Elin Lundgren; [2020]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Smart furniture is being more and more common in our homes. This thesis combines the growing interest in smart homes and farming of flowers and vegetables. The goal is to determine and characterize the parameters one has to take into consideration in order to design of a smart system for indoor farming. READ MORE

  3. 3. Seeds of sustainability? : A case study on agricultural sustainability perceptions among small-scale farmers in the Manyara region, Tanzania

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Evelina Tarvainen; [2020]
    Keywords : Norms of sustainability; sustainable agriculture; the Organic Farming Movement; local seed trade; small-scale farmers; Green political theory; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Agricultural policies worldwide are giving an increased focus to the goal of sustainable agriculture, but there are still uncertainties around how this is performed and achieved. As small-scale farmers are a fundamental part of agricultural production worldwide, earlier scholars request deeper understanding of how these farmers perceive sustainable agriculture and how they perceive the pathway towards sustainability. READ MORE

  4. 4. Transition of agroecology in Bali, Indonesia : what are the main barriers and opportunities for small-scale farmers to scale-up agroecology in central Bali?

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

    Author : Vincent Tchedry; [2020]
    Keywords : agroecology; permaculture; transition; barrier; sustainable; farming; Bali; Indonesia;

    Abstract : Since the late 1960’s, the Green Revolution introduced high yielding varieties in association with agrochemicals to address increasing food demands across Southeast Asia. Indonesian government extended these “technological packages” through political incentives replacing traditional farming methods to stimulate agricultural productivity and economic growth. READ MORE

  5. 5. A climate of difference: gender, farming, and climate variability : an investigation into the varied experience of gender vulnerability and agency among small-scale farmers in Ky Anh district, Central Vietnam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Eoin O'Dwyer; [2020]
    Keywords : Gender; Climate Variability; Differentiated Vulnerability; Agency; Intersectionality; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study explores gender identity, vulnerability, and agency in the lives of smallholder farmers, within the context of climate variability in Ky Anh, Central Vietnam. The study first explores how gender identity and power is constructed within everyday rural practices. READ MORE