Essays about: "smallholders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the word smallholders.

  1. 1. Farmers’ perceptions on the effectiveness of push pull technology to control maize stem borer (Chilo Partellus) in Gatsibo District of Rwanda

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

    Author : Marthe Nezehose; [2019]
    Keywords : push pull technology; stem borer; desmodium; Napier grass; ecological interactions;

    Abstract : This case study investigated the perceptions of farmers and the historical effectiveness of push-pull technology to control the maize stem borer (Chilo Partellus) in Nyagihanga sector of Gatsibo District (Rwanda). The investigation was done in collaboration with Food for the Hungry/Rwanda, an organization operating in the mentioned region. READ MORE

  2. 2. Agroforestry the Silver Bullet for Sustainable Agriculture? A multi-stakeholder analysis of Peru's Agroforestry Policy in fostering sustainable smallholder agriculture in the Amazon.

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

    Author : Josefine Sjöberg; Sara Mantilla Jativa; [2019]
    Keywords : Key words: Agroforestry; Peru; Smallholders; Sustainable Agriculture.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over three-quarters of the world’s poor live in rural areas and many of them depend on agriculture to earn a living. In a context of climate change, Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use (AFOLU) is addressed as one of the main sources of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The role of local lead firms in the transformation of smallholders’ technological capabilities for sustainable production: A case study of Vietnam shrimp production

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Ha Thuy Do; [2019]
    Keywords : local lead firms; smallholders; sustainability; sustainable production; global value chains; governance; technological capabilities; Agriculture and Food Sciences;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to investigate the role of local lead firms in the transformation of smallholders’ technological capabilities towards sustainable agriculture production through the lens of global value chain governance. The technological capabilities that help smallholders adopt and apply sustainable agriculture practices and comply with sustainability standards are related to production, investment and vertical linkages. READ MORE

  4. 4. The potential of breeding perennial grain legumes for swedish climates : a literature study and a pilot experiment on polyploidy

    University essay from SLU/Department of Plant Breeding (from 130101)

    Author : Maximilian Isendahl; [2019]
    Keywords : Phaseolus polystachios; Caragana arborescens; Vicia pisiformis; Lupinus; mutabilis; polyphyllus; perennis; pea vetch; Siberian pea shrub;

    Abstract : In consideration of both the struggle facing smallholders and rural societies in Sweden and the environmental crisis, the potential of breeding and cultivation of perennial legumes in Sweden has been examined. The essay is comprised of a literature study and a pilot experiment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainability evaluation : challenges smallholding coffee farmers confronting in Colombia

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för naturvetenskap och teknik

    Author : Ida Stolt Althén; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable agriculture; Smallholders; Coffee; SAFA; Participatory evaluation;

    Abstract : Smallholding coffee farmers in Colombia face many obstacles to satisfy their needs due to a changed climate, a low coffee price and the lack of saved financial capital, that in turns creates a vulnerability to unpredictable events. An increased sustainability in those smallholding systems could therefore be crucial. READ MORE