Essays about: "Sahel"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 34 essays containing the word Sahel.

  1. 1. Cropland and tree cover mapping using Sentinel-2 data in an agroforestry landscape, Burkina Faso

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Ntandokazi Masimula; [2020-06-29]
    Keywords : Sentinel-2; Cropland mask; Tree cover estimation; Burkina Faso; Agroforestry; Random Forest;

    Abstract : Sentinel-2, with high spatial resolution bands and increased number of spectral channels,has provided increased capabilities for vegetation mapping. Cropland masks withinheterogeneous areas such as the Sudano-Sahel zone have become useful for monitoringlandscapes. READ MORE

  2. 2. NDVI time series analysis for desert locust outbreak detection and quantification analysis of its impact on vegetation productivity of Sahel

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Evangelos Oikonomopoulos; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography and Ecosystem Analysis; Primary Productivity; Desert Locust; NDVI; Time Series Analysis; Outbreak Detection; Food Security; Sahel; Insect Disturbances; GEM; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : It has been shown that the semi-arid environment of the Sahelian belt plays an important role in the global carbon uptake as the fluctuation of its primary productivity can be determinant for the global carbon uptake. The insect Schistocerca gregaria commonly known as the desert locust is a disturbance factor that can affect the vegetation productivity for consecutive seasons. READ MORE

  3. 3. The successful legitimization of the French interventions in Sahel

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Félix Tanvé; [2020]
    Keywords : Securitization Theory; France; Sahel;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to contribute to the scholarship of International Relations (IR) by researching the processes that lie at the heart of military interventions and their legitimization through the lens of securitization theory. Focusing on the case of the French operations Serval and Barkhane in Sahel. READ MORE

  4. 4. Curse of the Good Rains - The Long-Run Impacts of Locust Infestations: Evidence from the 1986-89 Locust Plague in the Sahel

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Manthey; [2020]
    Keywords : Income Shocks; Child Health; Education; Natural Disasters; Sahel; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis estimates the long-run impacts of a desert locust plague, which lasted from 1986 to 1989. It considers the effect of in utero exposure and during young ages for both men and women. READ MORE

  5. 5. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE