Search for dissertations about: "upland agriculture"

Found 2 swedish dissertations containing the words upland agriculture.

  1. 1. Kinh Settlers in Viet Nam’s Northern Highlands Natural Resources Management in a Cultural Context

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköping University Electronic Press

    Author : Mats Lundberg; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Viet Nam; northern mountains; highlands; wet rice agriculture; upland agriculture; shifting cultivation; natural resources use; local knowledge; culture; ethnicity; Naturresurser; Vietnam; etniska grupper; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Water in nature and society; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vatten i natur och samhälle;

    Abstract : This study deals with the Kinh (or Viet) majority people who have migrated from the lowland Red River Delta to the mountainous areas of northern Viet Nam, and their adjustment to a new social and physical environment. Its aim is to analyse the social and cultural consequences for these migrants when settling in communities populated with people who belong to the national ethnic minorities (the Tày, the Giay and the Ngan peoples). READ MORE

  2. 2. Environmental Effects of Agricultural Expansion in the Upper Amazon A study of river basin geochemistry and hydrochemistry, and farmers' perceptions

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Lina Lindell; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; tropical humid forest; deforestation; land-use change; slash-and-burn agriculture; spatial variation; vertical distribution; multielement analysis; sustainable development; rural livelihoods; bosque húmedo tropical; deforestación; cambios de uso de la tierra; agricultura de tala y quema; variabilidad espacial; distribución vertical; análisis multielemental; desarrollo sostenible; cambio climático; sustentos rurales; Miljövetenskap; Environmental Science;

    Abstract : In this thesis natural science is combined with environmental psychology in order to determine how deforestation and subsequent agricultural expansion in the Peruvian highland jungle has affected the natural environment and rural livelihoods. This region is part of one of the most biodiverse areas on Earth and is also exposed to high pressure from deforestation that threatens the ecosystems as well as the well-being of local populations. READ MORE