Essays about: "PPP"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 71 essays containing the word PPP.

  1. 1. Screening of early root growth characteristics in seedlings of Nordic spring barley : utilization of hydroponics and GWAS for identification of QTLs and candidate genes for root traits

    University essay from SLU/Dept. Of Plant Breeding

    Author : Karl-Johan Fabo; [2021]
    Keywords : spring barley; plant breeding; root growth; early vigor; seminor roots; GWAS; QTL; quantitative traits; quantitative genetics; marker-assisted breeding; hydroponics;

    Abstract : In the Nordic countries, the cultivation of barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) has a long history, and as one of the major cereals in the world, barley is of global importance for food security. The world population is growing, which naturally will increase demands for agricultural outputs. READ MORE

  2. 2. Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction - Assessing barriers and opportunities to integrate risk information into communal development planning in Burundi

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Katharina Oschmann; Marie Lachenmann; [2021]
    Keywords : Central East Africa; Build Back Better; Bujumbura; Burundi; CCA; Climate Change Adaptation; Integration; Development Gains; Development and Spatial Planning; Disaster Risk Reduction; DRR; Great Lakes Region; Institutional Barriers; Lake Tanganyika; Land-use planning; LDC; LUP; Mainstreaming; Mitigation; PPP; Preparedness; Prevention; Recovery; Resilience; Risk Governance; Risk Information; Risk-Based; Risk-Informed; Risk-Sensitive; Sendai Framework; Sustainable Development; Urban planning; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Natural hazards cannot be avoided, but their damage to what human beings value, such as life, health, and property, can be limited. Climate change will increase extreme weather events and overall disaster risk, which will particularly affect Least Developed Countries. READ MORE

  3. 3. Fill-in-the-Blank or Write an Original Sentence : A Comparison of Practice Materials for Vocabulary Retention

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för språk (SPR)

    Author : John Lindström; [2020]
    Keywords : Vocabulary Acquisition and Retention; Practice Materials; Adult EFL Learners; Fill-in-the-Blank;

    Abstract : Despite extensive research, a “best method” for teaching vocabulary has not been identified. The present study investigates the efficacy of two different practice materials for vocabulary retention, a fill-in-the-blank exercise and an original sentence writing exercise, from the hypothesis that a fill-in-the-blank exercise will be superior in terms of vocabulary retention on an immediate posttest. READ MORE

  4. 4. Purchasing Power Parity (PPP) Deviations: The case of H&M.

    University essay from Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi; Jönköping University/IHH, Nationalekonomi

    Author : Sofia Chen; Ruoshui He; [2020]
    Keywords : purchasing power parity; law of one price; homogenous products; price settings; H M;

    Abstract : The theories of the law of one price and purchasing power parity are thought to hold almost exactly in financial market, but it seems less likely to occur in international trade where arbitrage opportunities take place. The purpose of this study is to test whether the purchasing power parity holds for commodities in various national markets, for which a quantitative method is followed. READ MORE

  5. 5. Performance Prediction Program for Wind-Assisted Cargo Ships

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för teknikvetenskap (SCI)

    Author : Martina Reche Vilanova; [2020]
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    Abstract : Due to the accelerating need for decarbonization in the shipping sector, wind-assisted cargo shipsare able to play a key role in achieving the IMO 2050 targets on reducing the total annual GHGemissions from international shipping by at least 50%. The aim of this Master’s Thesis project is todevelop a Performance Prediction Program for wind-assisted cargo ships to contribute knowledgeon the performance of this technology. READ MORE