Search for dissertations about: "Lowe Börjeson"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Lowe Börjeson.

  1. 1. A History under Siege Intensive Agriculture in the Mbulu Highlands, Tanzania, 19th Century to the Present

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Acta Universitatis Stockholmiensis

    Author : Lowe Börjeson; Mats Widgren; Yusufu Lawi; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Landscape; Environmental history; Geography; Land use change; Population pressure; Incremental change; Landesque capital; Self-reinforcing processes; Detailed mapping; Participatory mapping; Oral history; Farming practices; Aerial photographs; Landscape photographs; Iraqw; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Human geography; economic geography Human geography; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi Kulturgeografi; ekonomisk geografi Kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This doctoral thesis examines the history of the Iraqw’ar Da/aw area in the Mbulu Highlands of northern Tanzania. Since the late nineteenth century this area has been known for its intensive cultivation, and referred to as an “island” within a matrix of less intensive land use. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecosystem Services and Disservices in an Agriculture–Forest Mosaic A Study of Forest and Tree Management and Landscape Transformation in Southwestern Ethiopia

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Tola Gemechu Ango; Lowe Börjeson; Tobias Plieninger; [2016]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; conservation; deforestation; ecosystem disservices; ecosystem services; forest; Ethiopia; land grabbing; livelihood; Oromia; policies; political ecology; trees; tropical landscape mosaic; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : The intertwined challenges of food insecurity, deforestation, and biodiversity loss remain perennial challenges in Ethiopia, despite increasing policy interventions. This thesis investigates smallholding farmers’ tree- and forest-based livelihoods and management practices, in the context of national development and conservation policies, and examines how these local management practices and policies transform the agriculture–forest mosaic landscapes of southwestern Ethiopia. READ MORE

  3. 3. Pastoralists, Mobility and Conservation Shifting rules of access and control of grazing resources in Kenya's northern drylands

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Annemiek Pas Schrijver; Lowe Börjeson; Elizabeth E. Watson; Mats Widgren; Caroline Upton; [2019]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; pastoralism; livestock mobility; conservation; community conservancy; Northern Rangelands Trust; political ecology; access; institutions; governmentality; territoriality; Samburu; Laikipia; Isiolo; Kenya; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : Pastoral mobility is seen as the most effective strategy to make use of constantly shifting resources. In northern Kenya, mobile pastoralism as a highly-valued strategy to manage grazing areas and exploit resource variability is becoming more complex. READ MORE