Browsing Department of Geography by Subject "livelihoods"
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Biofuels and land politics: Connecting the disconnects in the debate about livelihood impacts ofjatropha biofuel land deals in Ghana (The University of Bergen, 2015-04-17)In the 2003-2006 period, the Ghanaian government supported jatropha biofuel initiatives on so-called degraded land areas to reduce Ghana’s high oil import bills and to generate employment opportunities. However, after ...Doctoral thesis
Competition between biofuel and food? The case of a jatropha biodiesel project and its effects on food security in the affected communities in Northern Ghana (The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)Biofuels have become an issue of much concern to policy makers, national governments and the international agencies amid discussions on climate change. Debates and discussions about the implications of biofuels are underpinned ...Master thesis
Mechanisms and maneouvers of forest resource access and its implications for rural livelihoods in the high forest zone of Ghana (The University of Bergen, 2015-05-15)The management of Ghana's Forests has attracted diverse social actors with multiple interests from the state (Forestry Commission, FC) to local level (local forest users). This has resulted in processes and mechanisms ...Master thesis