Essays about: "Mozambique"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 168 essays containing the word Mozambique.

  1. 1. Spatio-temporal drought characteristics in the Limpopo basin from 1918 to 2018 - A case study based on analysis of the Standardized Precipitation Evaporation Index (SPEI)

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Sandra Domingos Sambo; [2021]
    Keywords : rdought; Standardized Precipitation Evapotranspiration Index; Limpopo River basin; Normalized difference vegetation index; Mann-Kendall Test; Correlation analysis; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The identification of the characteristics of drought are of great importance in water resources planning and management. This study explored the characteristics of drought at Limpopo River Basin (LRB) from 1918 to 2018. READ MORE

  2. 2. The Community-Centered Solution to a Pandemic : Risk Communication and Community Engagement for Co-Production of Knowledge in Health Emergencies and Infodemic Context

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för konst, kultur och kommunikation (K3)

    Author : Antonio Palazuelos Prieto; [2021]
    Keywords : Risk Communication; Community Engagement; Co-production of knowledge; Public health emergencies; Infodemic; Outbreak response; Disinformation; Misinformation; Rumor management; Covid-19; Development Communication;

    Abstract : This research explores how community-centered solutions facilitate the success and ownership of the response actions to deal with a public health emergency, such as the Covid-19 pandemic. When an outbreak or a hazard impacts a group of people, there is a strong need for communication in order to be able to access to the right information that takes people to make the correct decision and thus to take a protective action to be safe. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Price of a Green Conscience : Social impacts of carbon forestry projects

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jasmine Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate compensation; Sustainable development; Tree planting; Uganda; Mozambique;

    Abstract : Scholars and civil society organizations have over the last decade referred to large-scale carbon sequestration TPPs as "carbon colonialism" (Carmody and Taylor, 2016) as well as a "development by dispossession" dressed in new clothing behind words such as climate change mitigation and development (Kröger, 2012). Concerns have been raised that the trade-offs from the implementation of industrial tree plantations (ITPs) may result in conflicting effects on countries' overall development (The Oakland Institute, 2019; Osborne, 2015; Nel & Hill, 2013). READ MORE

  4. 4. Gender Equality as the Road to Development: The Effectiveness of Smart Economics and Gender Mainstreaming as Growth and Development Policies. A Comparative Analysis.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Ruth Aernout; [2020]
    Keywords : Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Gender equality has been recognized as an important factor on the road to economic development. Smart Economics and Gender Mainstreaming are two gendered development discourses aiming to achieve economic development through reducing gender inequality. This study aims to assess to what extent these discourses have an impact on economic development. READ MORE

  5. 5. Hydrological modelling and flood risk in a data scarce country: Matola, Mozambique

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Tanja Sellick; [2020]
    Keywords : hydrological modelling; flood hazard; TFM-DYN; climate change; Matola; Mozambique; data scarcity; pluvial flooding; flood risk.; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Flooding is a frequent natural hazard globally that is capable of major damage to society. The hazard is especially prevalent in Mozambique, in which many flood events with negative effects have occurred. Disaster risk management and research is therefore important in the country. However, as a developing country, it is subject to data scarcity. READ MORE