Search for dissertations about: "Jordbruk"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 67 swedish dissertations containing the word Jordbruk.

  1. 1. Climate vulnerability assessment methodology : Agriculture under climate change in the Nordic region

    Author : Lotten Wiréhn; Tina-Simone Schmid Neset; Björn-Ola Linnér; Giuseppe Feola; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agriculture; Assessment methodology; Climate change; Geographic Visualization; Indicator-based methods; Vulnerability; Bedömningsmetodologi; Geografisk Visualisering; Indikatorbaserade metoder; Jordbruk; Klimatförändringar; Sårbarhet;

    Abstract : Food security and climate change mitigation are crucial missions for the agricultural sector and for global work on sustainable development. Concurrently, agricultural production is directly dependent on climatic conditions, making climate change adaptation strategies essential for the agricultural sector. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecological interactions in human modified landscapes : Landscape dependent remedies for the maintenance of biodiversity and ecosystem services

    Author : Arvid Bolin; Biodiversitet; []
    Keywords : Central place foraging; Agriculture; Competition; Ecosystem service; Species coexistence; bumble bees; landscape ecology; Biodiversity; Agri-environment scheme; Central place foraging; jordbruk; konkurrens; landskaps ekologi; humlor; bin;

    Abstract : Modern agricultural practices have led to an intensification of the agricultural landscape which has negatively affected both biodiversity and the ecosystem services it provides. In my thesis I have used ecological theory of optimal foraging to try and explain how landscape structure, landscape composition and agricultural management can explain the loss of biodiversity and how remedies can efficiently be implemented. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fruits of Capitalism, Modernisation of Chilean Agriculture 1950-2000

    Author : Paulina Rytkönen; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Lantbruksvetenskap; Agronomics; Technical renewal; Capitalism; Chile; Agriculture; agronomi; Agricultural economics; Lantbruksekonomi; Innovationer; jordbruk; ekonomisk utveckling; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; Business and economics; Ekonomi;

    Abstract : The so-called Chilean economic miracle during the 1980s and 1990s connotes not only high-speed economic growth but also a profound structural transformation of the Chilean economy. Most previous research ascribes growth and transformation to the liberalisation of markets and other neo-liberal policy instruments introduced after 1974. READ MORE

  4. 4. Inertia and practice change related to greenhouse gas reduction : Essays on institutional entrepreneurship and translation in Swedish agri-food

    Author : Herman Stål; Karl Johan Bonnedahl; Jessica Eriksson; Peter Dobers; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Inertia; climate change; sustainability; agriculture; institutional entrepreneurship; institutional logics; convergent change; divergent change; practice; translation; Tröghet; klimatförändring; hållbarhet; jordbruk; institutionellt entreprenörskap; institutionella logiker; konvergent förändring; divergent förändring; praktik; översättning; företagsekonomi; Business Studies;

    Abstract : To avoid dangerous climate change a massive reduction in greenhouse gas emissions is required in a relative short time span. However, as development is moving in the wrong direction, there appears to be great inertia in changing activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a Sustainable Food System : Entrepreneurship, Resilience and Agriculture in the Baltic Sea Region

    Author : Markus Larsson; Rebecka Milestad; Höjer Mattias; Thomas Hahn; Lars Drake; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sustainable agriculture; eutrophication; Baltic Sea; entrepreneurship; resilience; sustainable food system; Hållbart jordbruk; övergödning; Östersjön; entreprenörskap; resiliens; hållbart livsmedelssystem; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : This thesis compares conventional agriculture and Ecological Recycling Agriculture (ERA) in terms of their environmental and socio-economic effects. Environmental effects include greenhouse gas emissions and energy use, but this analysis focuses on nutrient losses. READ MORE