Essays about: "Costa Rica"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the words Costa Rica.

  1. 1. Securing Costa Rica’s Sustainable Future: A multi-level perspective analysis of the sustainability transition to operationalise the 3Rs in the plastic waste management system in Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Maricruz Bravo Gallegos; Stephanie Dowlen; [2022]
    Keywords : Circular economy; integrated sustainable waste management; plastic pollution; waste pickers; recycling; recovery; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Plastic waste and pollution have proliferated globally causing environmental degradation and biodiversity loss. Costa Rica hosts 5-6% of global biodiversity and struggles to balance socio-economic development with environmental protection in the context of plastic waste management. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Impact of Free Childcare Services on Women’s Economic Opportunities: A Case Study in Guanacaste, Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Shannon O'Sullivan; [2022]
    Keywords : childcare; free childcare; women s economic opportunities; Costa Rica; economic development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : While Costa Rica is a country with many impressive social and economic achievements, women in the country are still struggling to participate in and contribute to the economy. The disproportionate share of childcare responsibilities that women in the country often bear, are hindering them from achieving work opportunities and attaining higher educational levels. READ MORE

  3. 3. The emergence of green hydrogen in Costa Rica A case study examining the impediments and opportunities to decarbonize the energy and transport sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Marta Hergueta; [2022]
    Keywords : Green Hydrogen; Decarbonization; Innovation; Costa Rica; Sustainability transitions; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Tropicalizing a technology entail adapting it to a tropical climate. This paper analyzes how an innovative solution for decarbonization – the green hydrogen - is introduced to Costa Rica. This research examines a niche trying to enter a sector under construction, contributing to the growing literature about this emerging sector. READ MORE

  4. 4. Innovation for Climate Change Adaptation in Costa Rican Coffee Production: A comparative analysis of cooperatives in the coffee regions Guanacaste & Tarrazú

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Isabella Oline Rugholm Jensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Costa Rica; coffee; sustainability transitions; climate change adaptation; cooperatives innovations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Latin America is predicted to experience losses of almost 90% of land suitable for coffee production due to climate change by 2050. Simultaneously, worldwide coffee demand is increasing steadily and is expected to grow continuously due to new emerging niche markets. READ MORE

  5. 5. From Waste to Resource: Solid Waste Management in the districts of Sardinal and Tamarindo, Costa Rica

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jeni Jasmin Särmäkari; [2022]
    Keywords : Solid waste management; Costa Rica; tourism; recycling; Integrated Sustainable Waste Management; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Solid waste management has become a large challenge worldwide as the generation of waste continues to increase. Deficient linear solid waste management practices have significant impacts on the environment, health and economy and there is a need for more sustainable systems and processes. READ MORE