Essays about: "Small Island Developing States"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words Small Island Developing States.

  1. 1. Climate-Induced Human Mobility in Policy : A Comparative Analysis of Problem Representations in Policy of Two Small-Island Cases

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nora Söderberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate; climate change; human mobility; migration; environmental migration; problem representations; WPR; policy; Kiribati; Andaman and Nicobar Islands; SIDS; small-island developing states;

    Abstract : This thesis is a descriptive study of problem representations of climate-induced human mobility in policy. Two cases which are severely impacted by climate change have been selected for the analysis: Kiribati and Andaman and Nicobar Islands. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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