Search for dissertations about: "Land System Governance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the words Land System Governance.

  1. 1. Challenging Adaptability : Analysing the Governance of Reindeer Husbandry in Sweden

    Author : Annette Löf; Camilla Sandström; Susan Baker; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; adaptability; adaptation; climate change; governance; Indigenous; interactive governance; reindeer herding; reindeer husbandry; Sami; transformation; statskunskap; political science;

    Abstract : We live in a complex, interconnected and constantly changing world. Human driven global climate change is now a local reality that reinforces the inherent need for adaptability in human systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards Sustainable Bioenergy - Governance, Resource potentials and Trade-offs

    Author : Oskar Englund; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; sustainability standards; trade-offs; Bioenergy; biodiversity; governance; biomass potentials; certification;

    Abstract : The global energy system needs to be transformed from fossil dependent to renewable, to cope with the challenges of resource scarcity and climate change. Bioenergy can play an important role in this transformation, but land is scarce, and uncontrolled bioenergy expansion could have unacceptable consequences. READ MORE

  3. 3. Remittances, Access & Adaptation: Options to Secure Rural Livelihoods in Morocco and Myanmar

    Author : Laura Kmoch; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Local Agroecological Knowledge; Myanmar; Remittances; Resource Frontiers; Disaster Risk Reduction; Swidden Farming; Climate Vulnerability; Land System Governance; Sustainable Rural Livelihoods; Income Poverty;

    Abstract : State leaders have adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and pledged to leave no one behind. This thesis advances knowledge for attaining these goals, through systems thinking and place-based research in the context of climate and land-change processes in Morocco and Myanmar. READ MORE

  4. 4. Shaping sustainable food systems : Local participation in addressing global challenges

    Author : Aniek Hebinck; Line Gordon; Joost M. Vervoort; Stephan Barthel; Moya Kneafsey; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; food systems; sustainability; food governance; transformative change; participatory processes; participation; civil society; niche level; food policy; urban food; urban agriculture; food poverty; imagined futures; foresight; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : The current unsustainable trajectory of food systems puts the social and ecological processes and functions on which human flourishing depends at risk. This last decade has seen, on one hand, continued insistence on transformative action and on the other, uncertainty and instability with respect to traditional, established institutions, such as the state. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards Sustainable Bioenergy - Governance, Resource potentials and Trade-offs

    Author : Oskar Englund; Evelyne Thiffault; Chalmers; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The global energy system needs to be transformed from fossil dependent to renewable, to cope with the challenges of resource scarcity and climate change. Bioenergy can play an important role in this transformation, but land is scarce, and uncontrolled bioenergy expansion could have unacceptable consequences. READ MORE