Essays about: "sustainable intensification"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 21 essays containing the words sustainable intensification.

  1. 1. Exploring methods for detecting maize plant density using Structure-from-Motion point clouds

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Albin Tveitan Käppi; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; Maize plant density; Structure from Motion; Unmanned Aerial Vehicles UAV ; Photogrammetry; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Sammanfattning Jordens befolkning förväntas öka de kommande årtiondena. Detta kan skapa osäkerhet kring livsmedelsförsörjning och kräver en mer produktiv livsmedelssektor samt metoder för att bedöma tillgång på livsmedel i förhållande till efterfrågan. READ MORE

  2. 2. A Sustainable Place to Work : An exploratory study of Sustainable HRM’s contribution to Employer Attractiveness

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Hanna Hjalmarsson; Melina Åhlenius; [2019]
    Keywords : Social Sustainability; Human Resource Management; Sustainable HRM; Employer Attractiveness; Consultancy;

    Abstract : Although sustainability within human resource management has increasingly received attention amongst scholars and practitioners, not enough has been done to demonstrate how the concept of Sustainable HRM translates into practice. In the light of digitalization and globalization, knowledge-based actors within the modern business environment are facing rapid changes whereby the retainment of valuable skills and competencies has become crucial for ensuring competitive advantage. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Effect of Agricultural Intensification on Nitrate Concentrations in Shallow Groundwater in Two Watersheds in Ethiopia

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Anna Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : agricultural intensification; Ethiopia; fertilisers; groundwater; nitrate; watershed; avrinningsområde; Etiopien; grundvatten; gödslingsmedel; jordbruksintensifiering; nitrat;

    Abstract : Sustainable intensification of agricultural will be crucial in the future to feed a growing population and address ongoing climate changes. Ethiopia is still dominated by traditional agricultural practices and the population is expected to increase from todays 110 million to 174 million in 2050, making sustainable implementations of intensified agricultural methods crucial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Feeding the 45 million : substituting soybean protein with insect protein within EU poultry and egg production

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Ecology

    Author : Douglas Hunter; [2019]
    Keywords : insects; insect production; livestock feed; entomophagy; land use; futures research; food security; energy security; black soldier fly; mealworm; house cricket; sustainable development;

    Abstract : A global population increasing both in number and in resource consumption per capita has resulted in food, livestock feed and energy crop demands that are increasingly difficult to meet on rapidly degrading soils within a diminishing available area of arable land. With further expansion of agricultural land infeasible and yield increases through further intensification insufficient to meet the scale of predicted crop demand, the use of insects as an animal feed has gained traction as a method of not only reducing competition for arable land, but also some of the detrimental environmental consequences of livestock and conventional feed production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Experimental study of high-pressure fluidized bed gasification of biomass at pilot scale: A proof of concept

    University essay from KTH/Kemiteknik

    Author : Ayush Agarwal; [2019]
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    Abstract : Climate change is real. Rising world population and increasing energy demands are taking a toll on the planet. Moving towards a greener, cooler and sustainable future, there is a need for cleaner, efficient, and reliable sources of energy, and biomass is one of them. READ MORE