Essays about: "sustainable agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 598 essays containing the words sustainable agriculture.

  1. 1. Shifting focus from yields to food supply : an evaluation of the ‘number of people fed per hectare’ indicator at farm and national level

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Ida Ekqvist; [2024]
    Keywords : Land use efficiency; Sustainability indicators; Agricultural productivity; Food production;

    Abstract : The challenge of feeding a growing global population while reducing the pressure on climate and ecosystems has gained much attention in research over the last decades. A crucial yet often overlooked aspect in research addressing this complex challenge is the efficiency of food production in meeting nutritional needs within the constraints of global cropland resources. READ MORE

  2. 2. How sustainable is the National Adaptation Programmes of Action? : A content analysis of the National Adaptation Programmes of Action in Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Emilia Ekliden; [2024]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Climate change is described as the world's most complicated economic problem as it is a global issue and affects every part of the world. The most vulnerable countries to climate change are the least developed countries, which Tanzania is a part of. READ MORE

  3. 3. Effective soil organic carbon monitoring in perennial agriculture systems - Sampling protocol development and evaluation

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Maja Holm; [2024]
    Keywords : Physical geography; ecosystem science; soil organic carbon; soil sampling; perennial crops; carbon sequestration; carbon farming; Kernza™; soil organic carbon stock; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Perennial agriculture systems are gaining ground as a more sustainable alternative to conventional annual agriculture, partly for their potential to increase the soil organic carbon (SOC) content. Carbon farming is another hot topic for SOC sequestration, as it creates economic incentives for farmers. READ MORE

  4. 4. On becoming an organic farmer2.14.0.0 : An autoethnographic reflection2.14.0.0

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för samhällsbyggnad och industriell teknik

    Author : Cliona Jane Lyle Bredius; [2024]
    Keywords : WWOOF; sustainable tourism; Gotland; autoethnography; agriculture;

    Abstract : This thesis explores how the Worldwide Opportunities on Organic Farms (WWOOF) network may constitute a form of sustainable tourism on the Baltic Island of Gotland, Sweden. To do this, I narrate my own personal journey as a WWOOF volunteer trying to find my way as an organic farmer, in an autoethnographic account of my experience at Tjeldervik Gård during the spring and summer of 2023. READ MORE

  5. 5. How distributional equity affects evolutionarily sustainable landscape management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Malin Johansson; [2023-12-14]
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    Abstract : As the human population rapidly grows, ensuring food availability for everyone will require substantial agricultural intensification in a sustainable manner. This must however be achieved without negatively impacting ecosystems or stakeholders' (e.g. farmers) livelihoods. READ MORE