Search for dissertations about: "land management in tanzania"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 swedish dissertations containing the words land management in tanzania.

  1. 1. Environmental Assessments of Landscape Changes : Interdisciplinary studies in rural Tanzania

    Author : Louise Simonsson; Lennart Strömquist; Annika Dahlberg; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Geography; Environmental assessment; interdisciplinary methodology; landscape; perceptions; preferences; land; forest; miombo woodlands; resources; biodiversity; Tanzania; Geografi; Other earth sciences; Övrig geovetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to show how biogeophysical and social processes are interlinked in landscape change, and to propose approaches for interdisciplinary environmental assessments (such as EIAs), concentrating on developing countries’ situations, and representation of findings from such studies. Landscape in its holistic sense is a very good concept and basis for intellectual and practical use in environmental dialogues. READ MORE

  2. 2. Changing Customary Land Tenure Regimes in Tanzania : The case of women's land rights in matrilineal and patrilineal communities

    Author : Jenesta Aikaeli Elisa Urassa; Jenny Paulsson; John Lupala; Peter Ekbäck; Faustin Maganga; KTH; []
    Keywords : customary land tenure; property rights; legislations; titling; women; sedvanerätt till mark; markrättigheter; lagstiftning; äganderätt; kvinnor; Fastigheter och byggande; Real Estate and Construction Management;

    Abstract : Customary land tenure is a dominant system in agrarian societies and in Africa generally,which is evolving from communal to individual regimes in response to socio-economicissues. Various studies have paid attention to economic incentives of shifting communaltenure into private property, while ignoring social implication of such changes. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women's Access to Land in Tanzania : The Case of the Makete District

    Author : Kerbina Moyo; Peter Ekback; Walter de Vries; Jenny Paulsson; E. August Rosnes; Alexandra Weitkamp; Jesper M. Paasch; KTH; []
    Keywords : access to land; women; property rights; customary law; customary land tenure; Real Estate and Construction Management; Fastigheter och byggande;

    Abstract : Access to land is crucial for combating discrimination. Women who are denied such access tend to be disadvantaged, a pattern that results in economic powerlessness. Tanzana is among the most undeveloped nations in the world, where gender inequalities with respect to accessing land are central problems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Management Practices for Dealing with Uncertainty and Change : Social-Ecological Systems in Tanzania and Madagascar

    Author : Maria Tengö; Thomas Elmqvist; Monica Hammer; Carl Folke; Kamaljit Bawa; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; resilience; ecosystem services; local ecological knowledge; traditional ecological knowledge; ecosystem management; agroecosystems; dry tropical forest; social institutions; forest regeneration; sacred forests; taboos; community conservation; Southern Madagascar; Androy; Iraqw; management practices; habitat loss; small reserves; human-dominated ecosystems; social-ecological systems; Terrestrial; freshwater and marine ecology; Terrestisk; limnisk och marin ekologi;

    Abstract : The development of human societies rests on functioning ecosystems. This thesis builds on integrated theories of linked social-ecological systems and complex adaptive systems to increase the understanding of how to strengthen the capacity of ecosystems to generate services that sustain human well-being. READ MORE

  5. 5. Sustainable agriculture : From global challenges to local land management

    Author : John Livsey; Stefano Manzoni; Steve Lyon; Esteban Jobbágy; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; NATURAL SCIENCES; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; agriculture; irrigation; nutrients; soil properties; water management; fertilisation; Physical Geography; naturgeografi;

    Abstract : Despite the success of agriculture management practices in increasing the availability of food needed to meet the requirements of the expanding global population, there are increasing demands placed on the resources on which the sector depends. Opportunities for the development of agricultural systems are constrained by increasing competition, from other sectors, for shared resources. READ MORE