Essays about: "Sustainable development"

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  1. 1. Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: Shaping Identities in Private-led Solar Technology Dissemination

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lukasz Szychlinski; [2017-01-26]
    Keywords : Tanzania; sustainable technology; private-led development; participatory development;

    Abstract : UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets the agenda for global development in the nearfuture and aims to end poverty through the involvement of the private sector in global developmentissues and the promotion of entrepreneurial practices and environmentally sound technologies.Tanzania is a country where the government encourages private-led distribution of public servicesto battle problems related to poverty. READ MORE

  2. 2. Sustainable Forestry? : A Sustainability Analysis of the Swedish Forest Sector Applying 'Backcasting from Sustainability Principles' as the Methodology

    University essay from KTH/Miljöstrategisk analys (fms)

    Author : Victoria Ronge; [2017]
    Keywords : Framework for Strategic Sustainability; Sustainability Principles; Backcasting from principles; Backcasting from scenarios; Swedish Forest Sector; Clear-cutting; Continuous Cover Forestry; Environmental Objectives; UN Sustainable Development Goals; National Forest Program; Ramverket för strategisk hållbar utveckling; Hållbarhetsprinciper; Backcasting från principer; Backcasting från scenarier; Svenska skogssektorn; Kalhuggning; Trakthyggesbruk; Kontinuitetsskogsbruk; Hyggesfritt skogsbruk; Svenska miljömålen; FNs Hållbarhetsmål; Nationella skogsprogrammet;

    Abstract : Forests are key providers of terrestrial ecosystem services such as climate regulation, water purification, natural pest control, habitats for biodiversity, as well as different forms of wood based materials and food. Nevertheless forests are dangerously exposed to great pressures from various kinds of societal activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Challenges during start-up of urine nitrification in an MBBR

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kemiteknik

    Author : Ellen Ascard Edefell; [2017]
    Keywords : source-separation; Urine; urine stabilisation; nitrogen recovery; nitrification; moving bed biofilm reactor; MBBR; water engineering; environmental engineering; vattenförsörjningsteknik; avloppsteknik; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Nitrogen and phosphorous compounds are secreted by humans and treated in wastewater treatments plants. These substances are also found in agricultural fertilisers and needed for plant growth. Nutrient recycling is limited in conventional treatment systems and valuable products are lost. READ MORE

  4. 4. Homework before homestay : The importance of host-training for sustainable tourism development

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för organisation och entreprenörskap (OE)

    Author : Rebecca Karlsson; [2017]
    Keywords : Philippines; homestay; sustainable tourism development; less developed countries; host; host-training; cultural exchange;

    Abstract : When tourism is growing fast it is important to develop it in a sustainable way which benefits the communities involved as much as possible. Homestay tourism can benefit local communities such as mass tourism has been widely criticized for failing to do. READ MORE

  5. 5. Project Manager Competencies in managing International Development Projects : The Project Managers' Perspective

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi; Umeå universitet/Företagsekonomi

    Author : Brent Michael Adams; Thi Bich Van Tran; [2017]
    Keywords : International Development projects; project manager competencies; project success; critical success factors; International Development project challenges; development management;

    Abstract : This research studies the competencies of International Development (ID) project managers from their perspectives, taking into consideration the contextual factors and the challenges that they face when managing ID projects.The study adopts a constructionist ontological viewpoint and an interpretivist epistemological philosophical assumption. READ MORE