Essays about: "Local Capacity"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 474 essays containing the words Local Capacity.

  1. 1. Local Public Actors’ Flood Risk Perceptions and the Connection to Flood Risk Management : A Comparative Case Study of the Municipalities of Karlstad and Kristinehamn

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Frida Jansson; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Risk Perception; Flooding; Disaster Risk Reduction; Risk Management; Cultural Theory of Risk;

    Abstract : The frequency and severity of floods have increased due to climate change and achieving successful disaster risk reduction is deemed crucial to attain preparedness and sustainability. The responsibility for society’s preparedness mainly resides with local public actors. READ MORE

  2. 2. Slow Emergency – Urgent Action? Exploring the role of municipal climate emergency statements in Sweden

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Josefine Henman; [2022]
    Keywords : Climate change framings; climate emergency declarations; Swedish municipal climate action; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In recent years, more than 2000 jurisdictions worldwide have declared a climate emergency, which covers over 1 billion people. While such declarations have been found to have the potential to spark transformative climate action, the scholarly knowledge of this emerging phenomenon remains limited and there is much disagreement about the merits and effects of climate emergency framings. READ MORE

  3. 3. Lateral Stabilization of CLT Buildings - Modelling approaches

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Byggnadsmekanik; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för byggvetenskaper

    Author : Lina Holmqvist; Sanna Källman Gleisner; [2022]
    Keywords : Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Cross-laminated timber (CLT) is an environmentally positive building material with high stiffness and load-bearing capacity. In combination with a low self-weight, CLT is a beneficial material to use for the load-bearing structure of high-rise buildings. READ MORE

  4. 4. Electric vehicles’ potential to provide flexibility services

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Innovationsteknik

    Author : Celina Gustafsson; [2022]
    Keywords : vehicle-to-grid; electric vehicle; flexibility services; battery storage; barriers to implementation; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The automotive industry is undergoing an unprecedented transformation, and all actors along the value chain are affected. A company in the midst of this is Axess Logistics, which offers car logistics solutions to general agents and dealers in the Scandinavian market. READ MORE

  5. 5. An investigation of Market-Based Development through the DANIDA Market Development Partnerships Programme

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Sofie Østergaard Jensen; [2022]
    Keywords : Market-based development; Private sector development; Markets; DANIDA; Global South; Local inclusion; Partnership building; Local capacity; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the concept of market-based development through the DANIDA Market Development Partnerships programme (DMDP), a challenge fund by the Danish International Development Agency (DANIDA). Market-based development is an emerging development approach that introduces the market in development work in order to achieve business goals and development objectives simultaneously, which has gained influence in the last decades. READ MORE