Essays about: "Participatory process"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 259 essays containing the words Participatory process.

  1. 1. ‘What the Monkey ate before, and what he is eating now’ : a small-scale case study of local climate change adaptation in rural Nepal

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Gerrit Jan Hofert; [2020]
    Keywords : community-based adaptation; local adaptation plans of action; climate change adaptation; climate vulnerability; participation;

    Abstract : Community-based adaptation (CBA), a decentralized bottom-up climate planning approach, has become increasingly important in the corresponding literature and in practice. CBA is a significant part of the debate of how to create and provide sustainable and adaptive solutions to the negative effects of climate change. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are climate budgets the new green? A critical study of environmental discourses in Oslo's climate budget

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Anne-Sofie Sejer Sejer Petersen; [2020]
    Keywords : Oslo; climate budget; environmental discourses; degrowth; consumption-based emissions; city GHG mitigation; environmental science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Reducing greenhouse gas emissions at the city scale continues to be of high priority. Oslo pioneered a cross-sectoral steering method ‘the climate budget’, effectively branding themselves as ’green leaders’. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-Organized Community Institutions: A Way to Strengthen Local Social Sustainability? A Case Study of PGS Viêt Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Carla Böttinger; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Farming; Safe Vegetables; Quality Insurance System within Agricultural Value Chain; Multi-Stakeholder Certification; Participatory Guarantee System; Collective Action; Self-Organized Institutions; Future Food Systems; Social Sustainability; Community Resilience; Viêt Nam; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last years, the conventional agricultural system has increasingly been pointed out as one of the most problematic sector for the environment and the global public health. At the same time, the organic farming sector has more and more been presented as a sustainable answer to that problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Pa(w)ticipatory design – Designing mediated wearable interaction between an air-scent search dog and a human

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Medieteknik

    Author : Kristin Olofsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Participatory design; Interaction design; Wearable technology; Empowerment; Animal-Computer Interaction; Interaction design; Human-Dog interaction; Deltagande design; Interaktionsdesign; Djur-Dator Interaktion; Människa-Hund Interaktion;

    Abstract : Designing for and with animals is common within Animal-Computer Interaction (ACI). However, studies involving animals within the design process has challenges due to verbal barriers, and an unclear methodology on how to both understand, and analyse animals in ACI. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gendered Empowerment? A Case Study of iDE's Women's Economic Empowerment Model in Gimbuchu, Oromia, Ethiopia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Rebecca Merrifield; [2019]
    Keywords : women’s empowerment; gender equity; power relations; gender norms; feminism; Ethiopia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : As empowerment retains its status as a buzzword among international development agencies, it has lost its essential element – power – intended to highlight the unequal structures and relations allowing disempowerment. Nonetheless, it has proliferated in the discourse and practice of women’s empowerment, as gender equity has become an important cross-cutting issue for many organizations and governments. READ MORE