Essays about: "Blue Economy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words Blue Economy.

  1. 1. Exploring risks of blue economy developments to people’s livelihood. A case study of Namibia’s coastal communities.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för marina vetenskaper

    Author : Femke van Toor; [2023-02-13]
    Keywords : Blue Economy; Risks; Livelihoods; Ecosystem services; Marine management;

    Abstract : Fuelled by the vision of the blue economy, marine sectors are developing and expanding at a fast rate. Though intended to be done in a sustainable matter, such developments often come with a large set of uncertainties and possible impacts on the environment as well as on the coastal communities who are depending on the natural environment to sustain their livelihoods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Surrender to Dagaa : An ethnographic study of Fishing in Zanzibar

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Björn Trägårdh; [2023]
    Keywords : Phenomenology; political economy; fishing; overexploitation; neoliberalism; blue economy; scientific capitalism; unlimited goods;

    Abstract : This thesis explores Zanzibari fishing practices and the fishermen’s relation to the ocean, within the context of the global political economy. The study focuses on catching small pelagic fish, locally known as dagaa, which has become vital for food security in Zanzibar. READ MORE

  3. 3. Biogas production with Sargassum algae in Grenada : Optimization of process and market analysis

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Wed Al-Lami; Sofia Herjevik; [2023]
    Keywords : Sargassum algae; biogas; anaerobic digestion; bioenergy; Sargassotång; biogas; anaerobisk nedbrytning; bioenergi;

    Abstract : This study has been carried out within the framework of the Minor Field Studies ScholarshipProgramme (MFS), which is funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency,Sida. The field study was conducted in Grenada in the spring of 2023. READ MORE

  4. 4. Changing Tides and Navigating Uncertainty : An ethnographic study of NGO resilience in coastal South India

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Emma Berglund; [2023]
    Keywords : NGO; India; Localisation; Resilience; India; Blue Economy; Community centered practice;

    Abstract : What makes an non-governmental organisation (NGO) agile and resilient towards changes, pressures or uncertainties at community, state or macro-political level? By adopting a single case study based on semi-structured interviews and fieldwork, this thesis will dive into the life-world of a community-based NGO based in Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu. Social Needs Education and Human Awareness (SNEHA) has since founding in the 1980s had a strong rights-based identity and evolved through various phases of community organising, disaster relief work, evidence-based advocacy and upholding of fisher communities traditional and customary rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Communicating compliance : A qualitative research of safety information within blue collar industries in Sweden and Norway and an onboarding design proposal of a regulatory compliance app

    University essay from Mälardalens universitet/Akademin för innovation, design och teknik

    Author : Karolina Meijer; [2023]
    Keywords : blue collar worker; construction industry; digital onboarding; re-design;

    Abstract : Which solutions exist within the blue collar industries in Sweden and Norway today for conveying safety information to its employees? How may one re-design an understandable onboarding process to a digital app for Swedish-speaking blue collar workers? This study set out to research these questions, collaborating with Inphiz Technologies AB, a SaaS company in Stockholm, Sweden who has created a digital service to manage and automate legislative and regulatory compliance data in blue collar industries. The objective of the study was to answer the research questions and to create a design proposal for the users first steps into the Inphiz app through an onboarding process. READ MORE