Essays about: "urban agriculture"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 281 essays containing the words urban agriculture.

  1. 1. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opportunities and Challenges for Developing High- tech Urban Agriculture in Sweden: A case study in Stockholm

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Yujing Shan; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Food System; High-tech Urban Agriculture; Local Food System; Multi-level Perspective theory; Swedish Food System; Sustainable Agriculture;

    Abstract : Food system is complex and encompasses stakeholders from local, regional, and global level. The activities and outcomes of the food system are associated with environmental, economic, and social impacts. READ MORE

  3. 3. Integration of allotment garden in public green space for the social wellbeing of urban residents : a study of Ekebydalen allotment garden, Uppsala, Sweden

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Semhal Mehari Hadgu; [2021]
    Keywords : integration; urban agriculture; gardening; allotment garden; urban park; cultivation park; social wellbeing;

    Abstract : Background: Agriculture is among the relevant factors for the formation of cities and it has been an integral part of city life throughout history. Despite the increase in population growth, urban agriculture can offer a unique opportunity for improving the livelihood of individuals through the practice of growing food in urban green spaces. READ MORE

  4. 4. Values of quality in ‘natural’ wine production : the study of ‘natural’ wine in Germany

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Maximilian Hågård Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : ‘natural’ Wine; alternative; conventions; quality; food; agriculture; sustainability; organic; biodynamic;

    Abstract : The current food production system based on a globalized network of economic efficiency and productivity relies on resource intensive production methods that are often environmentally destructive and unsustainable. Therefore, a growing body of research seeks to understand how different alternative food networks (AFNs) are potentially shaping new approaches to agriculture and our relationship to food in order to combat the current environmental crisis. READ MORE

  5. 5. Drivers and barriers for a sustainability transition of the current food and agriculture system of the city of Malmö : A case study of the sustainable urban farm and meeting place Botildenborg

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Coline Scharfenberg; [2021]
    Keywords : Botildenborg; local sustainability; multi-level perspective; sustainable urban development; urban agriculture; urban political ecology;

    Abstract : Humanity is facing massive sustainability challenges, such as climate change and the associated loss of biodiversity, water scarcity and food insecurity. Capitalist urbanisation drives furthermore profound transformations in rural and urban areas and thus in the agriculture and food systems, presenting both challenges and opportunities. READ MORE