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Rural development

Rural development is the process of improving the quality of life and economic well-being of people living in relatively isolated and sparsely populated areas.

There are 88 pages tagged with Rural development:

Student Theses

Presentation of Master's Theses anni.hoffren@slu.se Presentation of Master's Theses produced at the international Master's Programme Rural Development and Natural Resource Management. On the 1st

Diss Anna Arvidsson

Smallholders and pigs in northern Uganda: An ethnographic study of pig rearing, disease management and local knowledges charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Anna Arvidsson defends her thesis "Smallholders and

Bee engaged

Bees and other pollinators, such as butterflies, bats and hummingbirds, are part of the biodiversity on which we all depend for our survival. They are increasingly under threat from human activities

Ruralities and Regions in Transition

Ruralities and Regions in Transition: A conference for rural and regional researchers in Sweden anna-maria.wremp@slu.se The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), together with

Biochar – a potential component of a new green revolution

The human population of sub-Saharan Africa is predicted to double by 2050, which is challenging for food security. African smallholder farming landscapes are characterised by low crop productivity

Solution-focused study

The part of the landscape that connects watercourses and surrounding land is highly interesting from several perspectives. Here there are strong interests that do not always manage to agree. Now

Ioannis Dimitriou

jannis.dimitriou@slu.se Senior Research Advisor at SLU Global, Vice-Chancellor's Office; Associate Professor at the Dep. of Crop Production Ecology, SLU; Vice-President The European Alliance on

Does climate-compensating tree planting benefit local people?

"Planting trees in Africa" has become a popular way to offset carbon dioxide emissions. However, research shows that tree planting projects often put too little focus on benefiting the people on site

Diss Lara Tickle

Past echoes and modern pressures on the changing ethics of hunting in Sweden charlotta.eriksson@slu.se Lara Tickle defends her thesis "Past echoes and modern pressures on the changing ethics of

Dil Khatri

dil.khatri@slu.se PhD in Rural Development and MA in Development Studies. Researcher at the Department of Urban and Rural Development. I hold a doctoral degree in Rural Development from the Swedish

Elias Andersson

elias.andersson@slu.se Is a docent in technology with a focus on occupational science and works as a associate professor in landscape studies. PhD in occupational science, with a background in

Flora Hajdu

flora.hajdu@slu.se Professor of Rural Development in the Global South » CV » List of publications » List of projects and outcomes Link to practice oriented web-based gudie: www.slu.se/carbonguide