Essays about: "sustainable livelihoods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 116 essays containing the words sustainable livelihoods.

  1. 1. Fostering Cooperative Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic : A case study on coffee cooperatives' operations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Widman; [2021]
    Keywords : cooperatives; coffee; resilience; asset pentagon; Covid-19;

    Abstract : This study investigates the resilience of coffee cooperatives and producer organizations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and explores their adaptations to the context in relation to their livelihood capitals. The changes to their operations are analyzed through the contexts of shocks, trends and stresses and how they perceived these threats. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Price of a Green Conscience : Social impacts of carbon forestry projects

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jasmine Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate compensation; Sustainable development; Tree planting; Uganda; Mozambique;

    Abstract : Scholars and civil society organizations have over the last decade referred to large-scale carbon sequestration TPPs as "carbon colonialism" (Carmody and Taylor, 2016) as well as a "development by dispossession" dressed in new clothing behind words such as climate change mitigation and development (Kröger, 2012). Concerns have been raised that the trade-offs from the implementation of industrial tree plantations (ITPs) may result in conflicting effects on countries' overall development (The Oakland Institute, 2019; Osborne, 2015; Nel & Hill, 2013). READ MORE

  3. 3. Blue biotechnology : its role in the future of food

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Andrea Lundh; [2020]
    Keywords : Aquaculture; blue biotechnology; aquatic resources; SDG; sustainable development goals; blue growth; zero hunger; food security; agenda 2030;

    Abstract : To provide healthy food and livelihoods to a growing population on Earth, while environmental issues becoming more adverse, as well as climate change becoming more critical, is one of today’s greatest challenges. By 2015 the United Nations come up with 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to tackle global challenges as poverty, global hunger, climate resilience, population growth control, achieving food security, and promotion of sustainable agriculture. READ MORE

  4. 4. Opportunities and Barriers of Carbon Farming from a Sustainable Livelihoods Perspective - A Case Study from Sweden

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Jinsong Yang; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Carbon Farming; Sustainable Livelihoods; Soil Carbon; Agriculture in Sweden; Climate Mitigation;

    Abstract : With changes in climate and increasing resource scarcity in the future, transition towards a more sustainable and resilient agriculture system that promotes maintenance of a range of ecosystem services is important. Meanwhile, significant global greenhouse gas reduction targets require all sectors including agriculture to take radical actions immediately. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Strength of Local Engagement

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Katrine Beck Hansen; [2020]
    Keywords : community-based resource management; social networks; capabilities; empowerment; sustainable livelihoods; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Recent years have seen a rise in the role of communities in achieving the global goals of poverty alleviation alongside environmental protection. Simultaneously, it is increasingly recognised that communities are subject to power asymmetries resulting in differential abilities among community members to benefit from the sustainable management of natural resources. READ MORE