Search for dissertations about: "multifunctional landscapes"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words multifunctional landscapes.

  1. 1. Linking Landscapes and Livelihoods : Ecosystem services as a lens in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Hanna Sinare; Stockholms universitet.; [2013]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecosystem services; landscapes; livelihoods; agroforestry; Sudano-Sahel; West Africa; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Integrated landscape approaches are increasingly called for to reconcile multiple objectives from the perspectives of agriculture, forestry, poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation. Sudano-Sahelian West Africa with low agricultural productivity and widespread poverty is a hotspot for these issues and has attracted international interest in interventions to improve livelihoods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ecosystem services in agricultural landscapes A study on farming and farmers in South Africa and Sweden

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Rebecka Malinga; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecosystem service bundles; multifunctional landscapes; ecosystem service supply and demand; spatial scales; trade-offs; sustainable agriculture; transdisciplinary; stakeholder participation; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : Humanity is facing challenges of sustainably producing enough food for a growing population without further eroding the world’s ecosystems. Transformation of natural habitats into agriculture has resulted in opportunities for civilization, but has also led to land degradation and loss of biodiversity, threatening the generation of ecosystem services. READ MORE

  3. 3. Exploring synergies – management of multifunctional agricultural landscapes

    University dissertation from Centrum för miljö- och klimatforskning, Lunds universitet

    Author : Lovisa Nilsson; Lund University.; Lunds universitet.; [2019-10-07]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; multifunctionality; ecosystem services; functional biodiversity; agri-environmental policy; CAP; agri-environmental measures;

    Abstract : AbstractHuman ingenuity and activities have resulted in erosion of ecosystems and their capacity to support the sustainable production of goods and functions that we depend on. Biodiversity i.e. READ MORE

  4. 4. Biodiversity and green infrastructure in urban landscapes

    University dissertation from Örebro : Örebro universitetsbibliotek

    Author : Ulf G. Sandström; Örebro universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Biologi; Birds in cities; Communication between sciences; Conservation planning; Landscape ecology; Swedish green planning; Urban green space; Urban planning; Urban vegetation; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning; NATURAL SCIENCES Biology; NATURVETENSKAP Biologi; Biologi med ekologisk inriktning;

    Abstract : In this thesis, I evaluate the extent to which biodiversity is affected, and taken into consideration by, urban planning. Based on landscape ecology, I apply an interdisciplinary approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Benefits from ecosystem services in Sahelian village landscapes

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : Hanna Sinare; Stockholms universitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; agroforestry; Burkina Faso; ecosystem services assessment; landscape change; livelihoods; smallholder agriculture; social-ecological system; West Africa; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Abstract : Rural people in the Sahel derive multiple benefits from local ecosystem services on a daily basis. At the same time, a large proportion of the population lives in multidimensional poverty. READ MORE