Search for dissertations about: "farmer education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 swedish dissertations containing the words farmer education.

  1. 1. Worms, Farms and Schools Three Essays on Investment Choices in Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Economics, Stockholm University

    Author : Benedetta Lerva; Konrad Burchardi; Jakob Svensson; Jonathan de Quidt; Karen Macours; [2020]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; field experiments; randomized evaluations; agriculture; education; externalities; technology adoption; financial aid; cash transfers; school inputs; moral hazard; sharecropping; Economics; nationalekonomi;

    Abstract : Quantifying Externalities in Technology Adoption: Experimental Evidence from Ugandan FarmersI investigate how positive externalities contribute to underadoption of agricultural technology among sub-Saharan African farmers. I focus on the adoption of pest-control technologies. READ MORE

  2. 2. Pesticides in coastal Tanzania : Management, policy and concerns for human health and the environment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Ecology, Environment and Plant Sciences, Stockholm University

    Author : Nadja Stadlinger; Linda Kumblad; Anders Sjögren; Nils Kautsky; Kees Jansen; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; sub-Saharan Africa; agrochemicals; legislation; farmer education; hazards; subsidies; Marine Ecotoxicology; marin ekotoxikologi;

    Abstract : This thesis is the first major assessment of pesticide management in Zanzibar, Tanzania. It underlines the risks for human health and the environment that are likely under the current pesticide management regime. READ MORE

  3. 3. Farmer Field Schools as a transformative learning space in the rural African setting

    University dissertation from ; Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Deborah Duveskog; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : The aims of this research was to understand how education in the rural African faming setting can contribute to development and well-being in a way that is empowering for the poor. The Farmer Field School (FFS) approach, provided an empirical frame for the research. READ MORE

  4. 4. Constructing the world in dialogue : a study of advisory situations in Swedish agriculture

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Education, Stockholm University

    Author : Cecilia Waldenström; Lennart Svensson; [2001]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Dialogue; communication; contextual didactics; joint learning; advising; co-experience; experiential learning; agricultural extension; Lantbruk; utbildning; Sverige;

    Abstract : The thesis is about joint learning and dialogue in advisory situations. It has an explorative and reflective objective and the overarching aim is to explore communication in advisory situations as mediated by communicatively constructed and shared contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Road traffic injuries in the context of rapid motorization- Studies on access, provision and utilization of trauma care in Iran

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Dept of Public Health Sciences

    Author : Hassan Haghparast-Bidgoli; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2011]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Pre-hospital trauma care;

    Abstract : Background: Iran has one of the highest traffic-related mortality and morbidity rates in the world. Evidence shows that improvements in trauma care can prevent a substantial number of road traffic deaths and disabilities. READ MORE