Essays about: "Peru"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 100 essays containing the word Peru.

  1. 1. Water Management in the midst of Climate Change and Growing Tourism: A Field Study from the Peruvian Andes

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Robert Nylander; [2017-03-28]
    Keywords : Water Management; Peruvian Andes; Water Users; Climate Change; Tourism;

    Abstract : According to climate researchers, melting glaciers is one of the most sever effects of the globalclimate change. Peru that contains more than seventy percent of the world’s tropical glaciers isparticularly vulnerable to this effect. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mutation i FOXI3 – orsaken till tre hårlösa hundraser

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Breeding and Genetics

    Author : Elin Johansson; [2017]
    Keywords : FOXI3; hund; hårlösa hundraser; canine ectodermal dysplasia; forkhead box;

    Abstract : Hunden (Canis lupus familiaris) är ett av de populäraste sällskapsdjuren idag. Efter domesticeringen har det genom avel uppstått hundratals hundraser med stor variation i storlek, pälsfärg och pälstyp. Alla hundar har dock inte päls, genom avel har det även uppstått hårlösa hundar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Crimes : Climate change and deforestation: a case-study of state-corporate crime in Peru

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Latinamerikainstitutet

    Author : Margherita Capriola; [2017]
    Keywords : Peru; Amazon; climate change; environmental crime; state-corporate crime; palm oil industry; indigenous peoples;

    Abstract : During the last decades, climate change studies have been focusing more intensely on its anthopocenic essence, as the consequence of production and consumption patterns that require the intensive exploitation of the environment. In line with this school of thought, and new generations of studies on environmental crime, this work aims to present the environmentally and climate-related issues arising from land degradation in the Peruvian Amazon; focusing on those casual mechanisms developed from the collusion between Peruvian-economic policies and new private actors such as transnational corporations (TNCs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Design of an Off-grid PV System for Households in Perú and Sweden

    University essay from Högskolan i Halmstad/Akademin för ekonomi, teknik och naturvetenskap

    Author : Emiliano Gabriel Lorenzo Guevara; [2017]
    Keywords : PV; photovoltaics; Peru; Sweden; off-grid; battery; pvsyst;

    Abstract : Because of global warming and the Paris agreement from 2015, countries need to switch their energy sources into clean sources. For some countries, like Perú, electricity produced from renewable energy sources is still a new technology. Its electricity demand depends entirely on traditional hydropower and thermal plants. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cash is Queen - Impacts of conditional cash transfers on women’s empowerment

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Linn Hedman; Clara Leandersson; [2017]
    Keywords : Conditional Cash Transfers; Women’s Empowerment; Peru; Propensity Score Matching; Difference-in-Differences; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the causal effects of the Peruvian conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, Juntos, on women’s empowerment defined along the psychological and familial dimensions. Usually, the main goal of CCTs is to reduce poverty. READ MORE