Essays about: "Water access"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 313 essays containing the words Water access.

  1. 1. A comparative study of manually and remote-controlled valves in Dar es Salaam : Efficiency of remote-controlled water valves in water supply systems

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik; KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Viktor Nilsson; Ola Serck; [2019]
    Keywords : Challenge Definition Education CDE ; Dar es Salaam; valve control; water distribution;

    Abstract : Water is an essential resource for basic human survival, but today several cities and people lack access to both reliable and clean water. Dar es Salaam in Tanzania is undergoing a rapid population growth and need to improve their current water delivery system in order to provide water to the city’s inhabitants. READ MORE

  2. 2. “If you take the woman from the family for only a week, everything will crumble down.” : An Ecofeminist Perspective on Social Entrepreneurship in Kenya

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Amanda Lundberg; Linnéa Lundeborg; [2019]
    Keywords : Ecofeminism; Social Entrepreneurship; Kenya; Case study; Ethnographic Study; ASAL land;

    Abstract : The Kenyan society is patriarchal, has an alarming rate of deforestation where rural farmers, especially women, are highly affected by climate change. There is little research on companies operating in dry areas with a mission to address poverty, ecology and women. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Optimization of modified moisture measurement with Karl Fischer to measure moisture content in freeze-dried enzyme beads for improvement of diagnostic kits

    University essay from KTH/Kemiteknik

    Author : Catharina Jakobsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Mettler Toledo C30S Compact Karl Fischer-coulometer;

    Abstract : Cepheid provides instruments and tests for molecular diagnostic testing of bacterial and viral diseases. Their goal is to deliver a better way to improve patient outcomes by enabling access to molecular diagnostic testing everywhere. These test kits are used in warm and humid countries which may challenge the stability of the kits. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peace in the peaks? Changes in water and land distribution in Colombia’s southern highlands during the Post-Peace Agreement phase

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Laura Betancur Alarcón; [2019]
    Keywords : Colombia; highlands; peace agreement; armed conflict; water; political ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Governance of environmental resources plays a key role in enhancing or hindering progress towards peace in post-conflict societies. Two years after the signing of the Peace Agreement between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) and the government of Colombia, new dynamics on natural resource and land-use are leading to environmental harm in some regions. READ MORE