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. Conditional Cash Transfer Programs and Inequality of Opportunity. A case study: Juntos in Peru

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Patricia Festa Secanella; [2017]
    Keywords : Juntos; Inequality of opportunity; NBI; conditional cash transfers; Peru; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Inequality of Opportunity has recently emerged in the development agenda. The unequal access to opportunities can reinforce poverty and inequality traps. Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs have consolidated as an important policy tool to fight against poverty. In addition, they have a great potential to equalize opportunities. READ MORE

  3. 3. A Multi-Actor Multi Criteria Analysis of Carbon Tax Design:Case Study of Peru

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Isabella Gustafsson Ismodes; [2017]
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  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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