Sökning: "Food and Nutrition Security"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 19 uppsatser innehållade orden Food and Nutrition Security.

  1. 1. The importance of livestock for food security and nutrition in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Kandidat-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Författare :Kajsa Bruhn; [2019]
    Nyckelord :undernourishment; stunting; livestock ownership; animal source foods; diarrhea;

    Sammanfattning : In Sub- Saharan Africa 222 million people suffer from undernourishment, making it the region with the highest prevalence of undernourishment in the world. The prevalence of household livestock ownership is high in the region, making livestock’s influence on undernourishment and food security an interesting aspect to further examine. LÄS MER

  2. 2. The contribution of Land Use Consolidation policy to food and nutrition security of women farmers : a case study of the farmers involved in potato farming, food availability in Nyabihu district, Rwanda

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Författare :Odette Mutangiza; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Land Use Consolidation; Food and Nutrition Security; Institution; women farmers; potato; Nyabihu; Rwanda;

    Sammanfattning : The overgrowing population in Rwanda and the persistent fragmentation of households’ plots induced the land use designs to be restructured. The Government of Rwanda introduced the Land Use Consolidation (LUC) policy to manage land fragmentation, and shift from subsistence to a market oriented agriculture. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Knocking on the door : a study on nutritional education and women’s empowerment on household level in rural Tanzania

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Författare :Therese Strimell Flodqvist; [2018]
    Nyckelord :gender; women´s empowerment; decision making; intra-household bargaining; nutritional education; scale–N;

    Sammanfattning : In Sub-Saharan Africa, food is often prepared by women, by mothers, grandmothers, daughters, sisters or sisters-in-law. Despite their crucial role in household food security women in developing countries are generally disempowered and they have low decision-making power. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Crop production upgrading strategies and their role for household food security in Chamwino District, Tanzania

    Master-uppsats, SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Författare :Charles Ndimbwa; [2018]
    Nyckelord :food security; upgrading strategies; smallholder farmers; food value chain; agriculture-nutrition pathway;

    Sammanfattning : Food insecurity is still a challenge affecting many people in the world, whereby the majority live in developing countries in Southern Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa. In Sub-Saharan Africa, many who are food insecure are poor smallholder farmers in rural areas who depend on rain-fed agriculture for food and income. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Food secure : Farmers on their modes of production

    Master-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Författare :Josefin Heed; [2018]
    Nyckelord :fossil fuels; agriculture; food; mode of production; farmers; vulnerability; capitalism;

    Sammanfattning : The thesis explores contradictions that farmers see between current mode of production, and how they imagine that modes of production would need to change if there were no fossil fuels. Based on qualitative interviews with farmers, the aim of the study is to contribute to a discussion on strategies to increase the farms’ capabilities to produce food without fossil fuels. LÄS MER