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. A critical analysis of the alternative energy-poverty discourse with a case of Kasese district in Uganda: New sites, actors, identities, language, and visions of power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adventino Banjwa; [2017]
    Keywords : Alternative energy technologies; Poverty Alleviation; Sustainable Development; Post-development theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Uganda; Kasese district; Champion District Initiative.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : One of the central themes in recent sustainable Development debates is the idea that alternative energy technological solutions can also alleviate poverty in parts of the global South. This idea is earmarked in this study as the alternative energy-poverty discourse. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Sustainable Clothes Development : The Development of a Model for Production of Sustainably Produced Clothing

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle; Luleå tekniska universitet/Institutionen för ekonomi, teknik och samhälle

    Author : David Sundvall; Pontus Åberg; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable clothes; Global footprint; Discursive design; Industrial design engineering; Product development; Model; Hållbara kläder; Discursive design; Teknisk design; Produktutveckling; Model;

    Abstract : If you are living in Sweden, you´re likely to consume around 15 kg textile every year (Palm, 2011). Of those 15 kg, 10.5 kg are most likely produced in Asia (IPCC, 2014). When producing textile, greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide and methane are emitted. READ MORE

  5. 5. Challenges and potentials of ecotourism as a form of conservation and sustainable development on Zapatera Island, Nicaragua

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Casey Catherine Miller; [2017]
    Keywords : Zapatera Island; nicaragua; ecotourism; Natural Resource Management; sustainable Development;

    Abstract : Unsustainable natural resource management practices are an increasing problem on Zapatera Island, Nicaragua. As overfishing and deforestation continues to degrade the environment, some community members are looking towards ecotourism as a sustainable alternative. READ MORE