Essays about: "Water access"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 257 essays containing the words Water access.

  1. 1. Hybrid patches of commoning - Unpacking influences of the hydrosocial cycle on commoning in a downstream desert reclamation area : case study in Youssef El Seddik, Egypt

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Benjamin Hellström; Leila Sultan; [2020]
    Keywords : water management; Egypt; hydrosocial network; commoning; irrigation; agriculture; commons; environment; desert reclamation; small-scale farming; water resources; livelihoods; Middle East; North Africa; MENA; participatory approach; workshop;

    Abstract : Water stress is increasing globally, especially affecting arid regions of the world such as Egypt. Due to challenges related to intensifying effects of climate change and a rapidly growing population, the levels of and access to water is a continuous area of concern for the country – making it important to analyze how these water issues are managed. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leveraging digital technologies for transitions to clean and safe water : a case study of Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Diane Mumbi Mungai; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; Kibera; access; transitions; sociotechnical systems; malfunction and disrepair; governance failure; coexistence; mediating technologies; privatisation; archipelagos; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Inadequate water infrastructural development and high costs of water are few of the many challenges that affect water access in Kibera. Consequently, many alternatives to piped water grew out of necessity to meet the needs of residents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Estimating Risks of Pharmaceutical NSAID Mixtures in Surface Waters through Risk Cups : – Implications for Sustainability

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Per Mandahl; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Ecotoxicology; Risk Cup; Pharmaceuticals; Surface Water; MEC PNEC;

    Abstract : Background: Use of pharmaceuticals can lead to unchanged or metabolite residues in surface water that may result in negative environmental effects. Sweden has adopted the Generational goal defining direction and changes needed to become a sustainable nation, these align with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). READ MORE

  4. 4. Remote sensing-based land cover classification and change detection using Sentinel-2 data and Random Forest : A case study of Rusinga Island, Kenya

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Tema Miljöförändring

    Author : Malena Hesping; [2020]
    Keywords : Land cover classification; post-classification change detection; Random Forest; remote sensing; Sentinel-2;

    Abstract : Healthy forests and soils are crucial for the very existence of mankind as they provide food, clean water and air, shade and protection against floods and storms. With their photosynthetic carbon storage ability, they mitigate climate change and fertilise and stabilise soils. READ MORE

  5. 5. Cirrus Clouds; Study of Microphyscial Properties and Their Seasonal & Temperature Dependence in the Tropics and Mid-latitudes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Kärnfysik; Lunds universitet/Fysiska institutionen

    Author : Magdalena Sofia Maria Folestad; [2020]
    Keywords : Physics and Astronomy;

    Abstract : Cirrus clouds are high-level ice clouds covering ≈ 30% of Earth’s surface. The cirrus clouds ice crystals can be formed by heterogeneous or homogeneous nucleation, where temperatures for heterogeneous nucleation was set to -38 - -30 °C and for homogeneous nucleation below -42 °C. READ MORE