Essays about: "Países en desarrollo"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 essays containing the words Países en desarrollo.

  1. 1. Undermining environmental justice? : community-company conflicts with La Colosa gold mine in Cajamarca, Colombia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Diana Noreña Ramirez; [2015]
    Keywords : Cajamarca; La Colosa; Colombia; gold mining; environmental justice; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Colombian government pursues an extractive-led development trajectory in which mining is considered as a key factor for reviving the economy. However, while mining has been important in the economic development of some countries, it has also been associated to conflicts, product of its high environmental impact and, in many cases, unequal distribution of benefits. READ MORE

  2. 2. A case study of cob earth based building technique in Matagalpa, Nicaragua – LCA perspective and rate of adoption

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för ekoteknik och hållbart byggande

    Author : Mariana Estrada; [2014]
    Keywords : cob; house; LCA; rate of adoption; Nicaragua; cob; bostäder; LCA; spridning av innovation; Nicaragua; cob; vivienda; LCA; difusión de la innovación; Nicaragua;

    Abstract : Cob is an earth based building technique that may be an alternative for the construction of new homes in developing countries. Earth based constructions techniques commonly used in the past, like adobe and wattle-and-daub, have increasingly been replaced by buildings using more processed materials commercially available such as bricks or concrete blocks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organic Coffee for a Sustainable Development in Peru : A qualitative study on how Peruvian coffee farmers’ development is affected by choosing organic cultivation and certification

    University essay from Mälardalens högskola/Akademin för ekonomi, samhälle och teknik

    Author : Klas Marcus Brink; [2013]
    Keywords : Organic; Coffee; Sustainable development; Peru; Small-scale agriculture; Organic Coffee; Agricultural Technology; Developing countries; Social entrepreneurship; Context; Certification; Corporate social responsibility; Ekologisk; Kaffe; Hållbar utveckling; Peru; Småskaligt jordbruk; Ekologiskt kaffe; Jordbruksteknologi; Utvecklingsländer; Socialt entreprenörskap; Kontext; Certifiering; Företags samhällsansvar; Organico; Café; Desarollo sostenible; Perú; Agricultura a pequeña escala; Café organico; Tecnología agropecuaria; Países en desarrollo; El emprendimiento social; Contexto; Certificación; Responsabilidad social de las empresas;

    Abstract : AbstractTitle: Organic Coffee for a sustainable development in Peru -­‐ A qualitative study on how Peruvian coffee farmers’ development is affected by choosing organic cultivation and certificationSeminar date: 2013-­‐05-­‐31University: Mälardalen University VästeråsInstitution: School of Business, Society and EngineeringLevel: Bachelor Thesis in Business AdministrationCourse name: Bachelor Thesis in Business Administration, FÖA 300, 15 ECTSAuthor: Marcus Brink 1987-­‐05-­‐10Tutors: Birgitta SchwartzExaminer: Peter DobersPages: 145Attachments: List of interviews, Interview questions to coffee farmersKey words: Sustainable development, organic, coffee, certifications, coffee farmers, small scale farmers, Peru, bachelor, conventional coffee, organic certification, profitability, environment, social entrepreneurship, context, coffee producersResearch question: In what way are small-­‐scale coffee farmers in the region of Junín, Peru, able to benefit from “Organic” certifications or conventional coffee cultivation to develop sustainable?Purpose: The purpose of this field study was to get an understanding of how and if organic farming is an adequate solution for sustainable development of small-­‐scale coffee farmers in developing countries or not.Method: This bachelor thesis was done as a field study financed by the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida) under the program of Minor Field Studies provided by the International Programme Office for Education and Training. READ MORE

  4. 4. Production and management of timber : a comparative study of Sweden and Spain

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Fernando Cremades; [2012]
    Keywords : Timber; Production; Forest management; International trade; Spain; Sweden;

    Abstract : Forest industry is becoming more important every day worldwide; Spain and Sweden are no exceptions. Sustainable forestry and biodiversity create restrictions on the amount of timber logging, but at the same time, the introduction of new species that grow faster, mechanization and new harvesting methods such as whole tree harvested helps to maintain a large amount of timber supply according to the demand. READ MORE

  5. 5. Guadua chacoensis in Bolivia : - an investigation of mechanical properties of a bamboo species

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Carl Malmsten - Centrum för träteknik & design; Linköpings universitet/Carl Malmsten - Centrum för träteknik & design

    Author : Maria Lindholm; Sara Palm; [2007]
    Keywords : Bamboo; Bolivia; Guadua chacoensis; mechanical properties; tensile; bending; hardness; Minor Field Study; Bambu; Bolivia; Guadua chacoensis; mekaniska egenskaper; drag; böj; hårdhet; Minor Field Study;

    Abstract : This Master thesis has been performed at CTD- the Centre for Wood Technology and Design at the University of Linköping and has been carried out in Santa Cruz de la Sierra in Bolivia.The objective of this thesis is to study the mechanical properties and uses of Guadua chacoensis, a bamboo native to Bolivia. READ MORE