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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.


Det finns 234 sidor som är taggade med Rural development:

Rural Development and Natural Resource Management

Why is it so difficult to collectively organise sustainable fishing in lake Chilwa in Malawi? What are the basic ideas of development policies of the European Union and the World Bank? There is a

Christina Lunner Kolstrup

Christina Lunner Kolstrup

Associate professor and head of department at the Department of work science, business economics and environmental psychology. I conduct research, teach and supervise students at bachelor, master and

Disp Tarirai Muoni

Disp Tarirai Muoni

Integrating legumes in mixed crop-livestock systems in east Africa: Farmers´perceptions, ecosystem services and support for decision making eva.andersson.bjorkman@slu.se Tarirai Muoni defends his

Institutional networks

This project develops the concept of self-organized adaptation to explore how democraticpolitical systems—comprised of multiple actors, institutions, and forms of state support—shape local responses

Disp Tarirai Muoni

Disp Tarirai Muoni

Integrating legumes in mixed crop-livestock systems in east Africa: Farmers´perceptions, ecosystem services and support for decision making eva.andersson.bjorkman@slu.se Tarirai Muoni defends his

Thematic initiatives

SLU Globals’ science-based work is focussing on improving the lives of people in low and middle income countries. Our scientific themes, led by theme leaders, work to promote broader and

Community Driven Development

An analyzis of the experiences of 20 years of decentralization processes in Vietnam. The purpose of the review is to analyze the experiences of 20 years’ of decentralization processes in Vietnam. The

Rural transition

The time period investigated is a period when several major agricultural policies have transformed the conditions for Swedish farming; first, through deregulation in 1991, later through EU-accession

Carbon

The goal of halting deforestation is becoming increasingly important in climate change negotiations, and forest plantations are becoming important tools for this. However, past research shows that

cassava

The project focuses on evolving gender relations in households, communities and cassava value chains in light of the rapid commercialization and increasing higher value added processing of the crop

Gender

Swedish development cooperation has led the way in spearheading gender equality in its environmental policies in international settings. Domestic environment policies in Sweden, on the other hand,

Changing animal bodies

In this project, we explore how particular animals ‘speak for’ wider relations such as how the changing bodies of dairy cows are responses to different social/environmental conditions and political

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