Essays about: "Small Island Developing States"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words Small Island Developing States.

  1. 1. Big Goals - Small Island: Will Fiji achieve sustainable food security? : Comparing the plans and policies built by the Fijian government under the Millennium Development Goals and Sustainable Development Goals

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Helene Elvira Berg Henriksen; [2018]
    Keywords : Food security; Vulnerability; Poverty; Small Island Developing States; Republic of Fiji;

    Abstract : This thesis examines how global development goals affect Fijian plans and policy strategies to achieve food security. The concept of food security is vast and complex, as several development issues contribute to the difficulty in achieving such security. READ MORE

  2. 2. Deep Reinforcement Learning for Intelligent Road Maintenance in Small Island Developing States Vulnerable to Climate Change : Using Artificial Intelligence to Adapt Communities to Climate Change

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Avdelningen för systemteknik

    Author : Boman Elvira; [2018]
    Keywords : Deep reinforcement learning; Climate change adaptation; Machine learning;

    Abstract : The consequences of climate change are already noticeable in small island developing states. Road networks are crucial for a functioning society, and are particularly vulnerable to extreme weather, floods, landslides and other effects of climate change. READ MORE

  3. 3. Sustainable Aquifer Management in Small Island Developing States : A case study of Mauritius

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Akshay Kowlesser; [2018]
    Keywords : groundwater modelling; coastal aquifers; small islands; saltwater intrusion; Mauritius; climate change;

    Abstract : Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are amongst the most vulnerable states in the world. They are subject to a number of stresses including economical, climatic and spatial restraints. This thesis investigates the effects that certain critical ‘stresses’ will have on the groundwater reserves of SIDS. READ MORE

  4. 4. Disaster-induced Displacement: The Case of Small Island Developing States in the Pacific and the Caribbean

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Malte Paul Plewa; Ida Koch Giese; [2017]
    Keywords : Disasters; Displacement; Caribbean; Pacific; Climate Change; Migration; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : In 2015, 19.2 million people have been internally displaced globally in the context of disasters (IDMC, 2016). This is more than twice the number of people who have been newly displaced by conflict in the same period (IDMC, 2016). READ MORE

  5. 5. Preventing a Second Atlantis: Facilitating the Enjoyment of Water in an Era of Climate Change Impacts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Linnea Nordlander; [2017]
    Keywords : Human Rights; Climate Change; Right to Water; International Human Rights Law; Paris Agreement; UNFCCC; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the connection between climate change and human rights from a legal perspective. Its starting point is the consideration of the plight of small island developing states (SIDS) in light of the adverse impacts of climate change on their territories and populations, such as the exacerbation of resource scarcity by climate change. READ MORE