Essays about: "Transportation"

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  1. 1. Spatiotemporal changes in Gothenburg municipality's green space, 1986 to 2019

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Kristin Blinge; [2021-04-01]
    Keywords : NDVI; multitemporal change analysis; incremental change; urbanization;

    Abstract : As the world’s population is becoming increasingly more urban the infrastructure expands toaccommodate the inhabitants’ needs. In a dense urban environment green space has animportant function since it provides vital ecosystem services, contributes to recreational andcultural values and is essential for biodiversity. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

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

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cradle-to-Gate LCA of Water Treatment Alternatives : A case study performed for Norrvatten’s future waterwork expansion

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Siddharth Selvarajan; [2021]
    Keywords : Life cycle assessment; Water purification method; Potable water production; Microbiological barrier; Activated carbon; Sludge separation; Livscykelbedömning; Vattenreningsmetod; Produktion av dricksvatten; Mikrobiologisk barriär; Aktivt kol; Slamavskiljnin;

    Abstract : Norrvatten is a municipal association which owns a water treatment plant capable of supplying good quality drinking water to the consumers in the associated neighbouring municipalities. After preliminary investigations for the future year of 2050, there were estimates which suggest a potential water quality degradation in the lake which supplies the raw water for treatment due to uncertain future climatic conditions and other forms of pollutions from the surrounding. READ MORE

  4. 4. Another Lunatic Line? An Economic Evaluation of the Standard Gauge Railway in Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hedda Most; [2021]
    Keywords : Transportation Infrastructure; Railways; Kenya; Differences-in-Differences; Income; Economic Growth; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This research paper seeks to examine the emerging role of transportation infrastructure on economic activity in low-income countries due to its vital part in facilitating deeper integration of markets, hence fostering inclusive growth and prosperity for the poor. Although its economic causal framework suggests ambiguous results, transportation investments account for the largest share of the World Bank's lending to developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Transportation infrastructure: a road to social development? : Exploring the effects of the extension of Hyllievångsvägen in Malmö, Sweden

    University essay from KTH/Urbana och regionala studier

    Author : Stina Hansson; [2021]
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    Abstract : Transport infrastructure is increasingly discussed in relation to social concerns as it matters for the ability of the urban population to manage and prosper in their daily lives. In this context, the study explores social effects and outcomes of physical interventions in the transport system that have been implemented as part of a strategy to address questions of social development in an urban/semi-urban context. READ MORE