Search for dissertations about: "Large-scale land acquisitions"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the words Large-scale land acquisitions.

  1. 1. Livelihood Implications of Large-Scale Land Concessions in Mozambique : A case of family farmers’ endurance

    Author : Juliana Porsani; Kari Lehtilä; Rickard Lalander; Lowe Börjeson; Randi Kaarhus; Södertörns högskola; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Large-scale land acquisitions; land concessions; land grabs; livelihoods; family farmers; peasants; gender; community consultations; popular deliberation; cultural ecosystem services; Mozambique; Lower Limpopo Valley; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the process and the implications of large-scale land acquisitions (LSLAs) for local livelihoods, especially the livelihoods of those who make a living from farming. These individuals were historically known as peasants and are now more commonly referred to as smallholders, small-scale farmers or family farmers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Large-Scale Land Acquisitions as a Driver of Socio-Environmental Change : From the Pixel to the Globe

    Author : Emma Johansson; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Land system sience; socio-environmental change; telecoupling; scale; co-production of knowledge; participatory art project; network science; blue and green water; Africa; Land grabbing; Remote sensing;

    Abstract : A major challenge of our time is to sustainably produce food and other goods for a growing global population, without putting additional pressures on land and water resources and local people’s quality of life. Large-scale agriculture has brought many benefits to humanity in terms of food production but has also caused multiple sustainability challenges, including land and water degradation, deforestation, and biodiversity loss in areas of production. READ MORE

  3. 3. Behind the scenes of land grabbing : conflict, competition, and the gendered implications for local food production and rural livelihoods in Cameroon

    Author : Frankline Ndi; Simon Batterbury; Australia Victoria University of Melbourne; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Land grabbing; conflict; competition; access to land; gender; food production; rural livelihoods; political ecology; Cameroon;

    Abstract : Large-scale land acquisitions or land grabbing are widespread – cutting across almost all parts of the developing world – Asia, Latin America and Africa. In recent years, this phenomenon has grown at unprecedented rates with Africa being the most targeted continent. READ MORE

  4. 4. Food security in a changing climate : The role of cropland intensification and land acquisitions across Africa

    Author : Altaaf Mechiche-Alami; Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap; []
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Agriculture; land grabbing; sustainability science; Network Analysis; Earth observation; Crop model;

    Abstract : Food security is one of the world’s greatest challenges. The current food system shows an entanglement across the globe which means that local farmers reliant on subsistence agriculture no longer operate in isolation of larger-scale processes within the global economy or the changing biophysical system of the planet. READ MORE