Sökning: "rural farmers"

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  1. 1. "Life is Chaos Now" : Water, Modernity and Changing Landscapes in the Mekong Delta, Vietnam

    Kandidat-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Författare :Anders Johansson; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Mekong; climate change; modernity; Vietnam; migration; markets; water; landscapes;

    Sammanfattning : This study details the effects of climate change and market fluctuations on the rural district of Cu Lao Dung located in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam. Using theoretical concepts on modernity, the environment and water from researchers Arjun Appadurai, Tim Ingold and Veronica Strang I study the political ecology of the Delta. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Engagemangets framtid : ett långvarigt åtagande eller en kortvarig romans?

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

    Författare :Bella Rådberg; [2019]
    Nyckelord :engagemang; Framtidens folkrörelse; LRF; sociala nätverk;

    Sammanfattning : Rapporten huvudtema är engagemang, vad som påverkar människors engagemang i olika riktningar samt huruvida digital teknik kan bidra till ökat engagemang. Rapporten bygger på ett samarbete med LRF, Lantbrukarnas riksförbund, som har för avseendet att öka medlemsaktiviteten och medlemmarnas inflytande i organisationen. LÄS MER

  3. 3. “If you take the woman from the family for only a week, everything will crumble down.” : An Ecofeminist Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship in Kenya

    Magister-uppsats, Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Författare :Amanda Lundberg; Linnéa Lundeborg; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Ecofeminism; Social Entrepreneurship; Kenya; Case study; Ethnographic Study; ASAL land;

    Sammanfattning : The Kenyan society is patriarchal, has an alarming rate of deforestation where rural farmers, especially women, are highly affected by climate change. There is little research on companies operating in dry areas with a mission to address poverty, ecology and women. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Environmental issues from sugarcane plantations in Brazil and how to handle them with market-based instruments

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Författare :Freja Milton; [2019]
    Nyckelord :Market-based instruments; environmental offsets; Payments for ecosystem services; PES; Brazil; bioplastic; biopolymer; sugarcane; certification; environmental impacts from sugarcane cultivations.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : This study is a literature review of three market-based instruments used for land management; environmental offsets, payments for ecosystem services (PES) and certification, and how they could be used to mitigate environmental impacts from sugarcane cultivation in Brazil when purchasing biopolymers. The study showed that certification is the most common market-based instrument in Brazil. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Guarding crops against the ‘protected pest’ : interactions among farmers, monkeys, and conservation staffs in a nature reserve of Guangxi, China

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

    Författare :Wenxiu Li; [2019]
    Nyckelord :crop damage; macaques; human-wildlife conflict; China; protected areas; actor network theory;

    Sammanfattning : Human-wildlife conflict has become a global challenge. Crop damage by wildlife can cause significant economic loss and primates such as monkeys can cause particular problem to farmers. LÄS MER