Essays about: "community assets"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words community assets.

  1. 1. Refugeehood in Uganda’s rapidly urbanizing cities: An investigation of the South Sudanese refugees’ use of assets and community self-reliance to overcome humanitarian protection challenges in Arua city, Northern Uganda

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

    Author : Vittorio Capici; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban forced displacement; secondary cities; Northern Uganda; self-settled refugees; collective livelihoods; community assets; refugee-led organisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In contrast with most studies analyzing urban forced displacement in Uganda, this study moves beyond the capital Kampala to explore urban refugeehood issues in one of the country’s secondary cities. The case study investigates how a community of self-settled South Sudanese refugees living in the northern Ugandan city of Arua copes with the challenges of self-settlement, self-reliance and recognition. READ MORE

  2. 2. Community Garden Streetscapes : promoting social cohesion between the formal city and the informal settlements in Hurlingham, Buenos Aires

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Amanda Backlund; Evelina Bengtsson; [2020]
    Keywords : community garden; social cohesion; informal settlements; urban agriculture; streetscapes; streetscape design; Buenos Aires;

    Abstract : Urbanisation causes challenges related to environmental issues and social conflicts (Sijmons 2010; Elmqvist et al. 2018). On a local level, in the informal settlements of Hurlingham in Greater Buenos Aires, it is expressed through unequal distribution of urban land, severe floodings and segregation (Janches 2020a; van de Berg 2018). READ MORE

  3. 3. Business Model Design for Digital Energy Trading Platforms : An Exploratory Study of Local Energy Market Designs

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Isabelle Granath; Kristin Holmlund; [2020]
    Keywords : Local Energy Markets; Flexibility; Prosumers; Market Design; Multi-Sided Platform; Distributed Energy Resources; Aggregator; Business Model; Multi-Level Perspective;

    Abstract : The traditional electricity market, holding centralized authority over consumers, is no longer adequate seeing a shift towards a more electrified, decentralized, and digitalized society. Increased energy prices, raising concerns about climate change, and tightening governmental regulations have resulted in that an extensive diffusion of renewable energy sources has evolved. READ MORE

  4. 4. Service på landsbygden : en studie av den sociala roll olika serviceinrättningar och föreningsliv spelar för det offentliga rummet i Sparreholm

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

    Author : Johanna Blidfors; [2020]
    Keywords : service på landsbygd; Habermas; livsvärld; Bourdieu; kapital; mötesplatser;

    Abstract : Varför behövs serviceställen på landsbygden? I denna uppsats undersöks den sociala och kulturella funktion som olika sorters serviceställen fyller som mötesplats på orten Sparreholm. För att analysera dessa funktioner har jag dels använt mig av Jürgen Habermas begrepp livsvärld, dels Pierre Bourdieus uppdelning av den offentliga sfären i olika sociala fält samt hans begrepp kopplade till hur aktörer inom dessa strävar efter olika symboliska tillgångar. READ MORE

  5. 5. Local Ownership and Development Aid: The Case of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Gebresilassie; [2019-02-06]
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    Abstract : The concept of local ownership has increasingly become a leading principle of development cooperation. While it is generally accepted that more ownership means more sustainability, there is still much to be done in order to clearly define and measure the concept. This study attempts to provide a conceptual understanding of local ownership. READ MORE