Essays about: "Long-term perspective"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 373 essays containing the words Long-term perspective.

  1. 1. Greens and beans in the city - Urban agriculture and food security in Jinja, Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Oskar Bäcklin; Lina Malmberg; [2017-10-03]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; food security; urban planning; urban space; Global South; Uganda; urban development; development geography;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the problems with creating urban food security in a constantly urbanizingworld with focus on the role that urban agriculture may have in addressing this problem Thepurpose of this study is to investigate if urban agriculture is an important activity for creatingfood security in the city, using Jinja as an example. It also seeks to explore potentialopportunities and obstacles for agricultural activities within the city of Jinja. READ MORE

  2. 2. Single versus Multiple Sourcing: Investigating the most profitable scenario for OEMs

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Konstantinos Karydas; [2017-09-14]
    Keywords : single sourcing strategy; multiple sourcing strategy; supplier selection procedure; supplier relationship management; total cost of ownership;

    Abstract : MSc in Innovation and Industrial Management.... READ MORE

  3. 3. PARTICIPATION IN MUNICIPAL ADULT EDUCATION IN SWEDEN Why and How is the Second Chance Taken?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Yukiko Take; [2017-04-10]
    Keywords : Life history; adult education; participation; Bounded Agency Model; capability;

    Abstract : Aim: The aim of this study is to explore and describe how and why adults who have not fulfilled the current upper secondary education level become adult students in Swedish upper secondary municipal education, Komvux. Under this aim, there are two research questions: 1) why and how the adults decide to study in Komvux and 2) if they experience any barriers to participate in Komvux, if so how they overcome them. READ MORE

  4. 4. Place branding and the case of social inclusion: a place made of people for the people

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för strategisk kommunikation

    Author : Anna Snellman; [2017]
    Keywords : place branding; residents; symbolic interactionism; political framework of a place; communication; democracy; human rights; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This master thesis examines disabled residents’ roles as citizens in a place branding process within the political framework of a place. This is in line with the resident approach in a political context within the research field of place branding. READ MORE

  5. 5. Lifetime estimation of lithium-ion batteries for stationary energy storage system

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för kemivetenskap (CHE)

    Author : Joakim Andersson; [2017]
    Keywords : Li-ion battery; State of charge; State of health; Kalman filtering; Energy Storage;

    Abstract : With the continuing transition to renewable inherently intermittent energy sources like solar- and wind power, electrical energy storage will become progressively more important to manage energy production and demand. A key technology in this area is Li-ion batteries. READ MORE