Essays about: "Burkina Faso"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words Burkina Faso.

  1. 1. Cropland and tree cover mapping using Sentinel-2 data in an agroforestry landscape, Burkina Faso

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ntandokazi Masimula; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Sentinel-2; Cropland mask; Tree cover estimation; Burkina Faso; Agroforestry; Random Forest;

    Abstract : Sentinel-2, with high spatial resolution bands and increased number of spectral channels,has provided increased capabilities for vegetation mapping. Cropland masks withinheterogeneous areas such as the Sudano-Sahel zone have become useful for monitoringlandscapes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Development Network Organizations – Platforms for Reinforcing Local Sovereignty or Instruments for Top-Down Governance? : A Case-Study of the Child Protection Community in Burkina Faso

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linn Jansson; [2020]
    Keywords : development network organizations; network theory; critical development theory; partnership theory; child protection; Burkina Faso;

    Abstract : Formulations in international policies often give expression to assumptions that network organizations have positive effects on development work by increasing coordination and collaboration between actors that are trying to obtain similar goals. However, few case studies have investigated the interactor dynamics of network organizations operating in development contexts, especially within the social sector. READ MORE

  3. 3. CLASSIFYING DOMINANT PARKLAND SPECIES IN A WEST AFRICAN AGROFORESTRY LANDSCAPE USING PLEIADES SATELLITE IMAGERY

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för tema

    Author : Simon Lunn; [2020]
    Keywords : Remote Sensing; Burkina Faso; Pleiades Satellite; Tree species; Agroforestry;

    Abstract : As we move towards a digital based society, technology continues to improve. It is important to take advantage of this to inform and facilitate our sustainable development goals in the most cost-effective and time efficient manner. READ MORE

  4. 4. Understanding women’s empowerment in WASH. A case study in the cascades and centre-sud regions of Burkina Faso

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Julia Häggström; [2019]
    Keywords : Burkina Faso; Cognitive Validity Testing; Empowerment in WASH Index; Sustainability Science; WASH; Women’s Empowerment.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The understanding of the link between the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector and gender has been extensively researched and is widely accepted as foundational for achieving safe and equal provision of WASH-facilities. Interventions aimed at improvements in the sector are common in low- and middle-income countries, however, there is a limited number of approaches for measuring their outcomes. READ MORE

  5. 5. Analysis of Burkina Faso Electricity System

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

    Author : Robert Karisa Masumbuko; [2019]
    Keywords : Electricity; Burkina Faso; LEAP; renewable energy; vulnerability; climate change; Elektricitet; Burkina Faso; LEAP; förnybar energi; klimatförändringar;

    Abstract : Burkina Faso like many other Least Developed Countries (LDC) in their quest for sustainable development has realized that for there to be meaningful economic and social progress, prioritizing resilience to impacts of climate change is critical. In its National Adaptation Plan, a decrease in average rainfall is forecasted in the order of 150 mm by 2025, in comparison to an average annual value of 798mm for the period 1991 to 2016, and an increase in average temperatures between 1° C - 2. READ MORE