Smallholder farmers’ perception of pest management and the agroecological approach on banana weevil, cosmopolites sordidus, in Mukono district, Uganda
Archivio Tesi di Laurea Triennale Agroecologia

Smallholder farmers’ perception of pest management and the agroecological approach on banana weevil, cosmopolites sordidus, in Mukono district, Uganda

Bananas, and the East African Highland Banana (EAHB) in particular, are an essential part of Uganda’s culture and economy. Unfortunately, the banana plant knows many pests, among which the banana weevil, Cosmopolites sordidus; a small and highly destructive insect. Most of Uganda’s working population is in some way involved in agriculture, and the agricultural sector … …read more

Agriculture as a tool to overcome the urban crisis of imagination
Archivio Tesi di Laurea Triennale Filosofia ed Estetica

Agriculture as a tool to overcome the urban crisis of imagination

A creative journey to the margins of being   This thesis is a philosophical/auto-ethnographic/artistic inquiry into the beneficial aspects of farming, in the light of individualisation and commodification of society, as I show it to be a marginal experience of both identity and body. The following philosophers with respective concepts are used: Tim Ingold and … …read more