Essays about: "community development"

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Stockholm’s Engine of Change: Cyclists Remaking Themselves and Their City

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Elena Peterlana; [2019]
    Keywords : collective action; cyclists; group identity; sustainable development; sustainable urban mobility; Stockholm;

    Abstract : Today we are experiencing an urbanization process at a speed never acknowledged before. With mobilityaccounting for a considered share of the environmental impact of these expanding urban ecosystems, the bicycleassumes an increasing fundamental role in the framework of sustainable development. READ MORE

  3. 3. Defining Nature: Who’s Talking? The concept of nature in legal cases with Rights of Nature in Ecuador : a frame/framing analysis of interpretations of nature, underlying factors and recommended actions

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

    Author : Laura Elisabeth Wolf; [2019]
    Keywords : rights of nature; Ecuador; framing; frames; nature; Ecuadorian constitutional court; defining nature; social constructivism;

    Abstract : Since 2008, the Ecuadorian constitution grants intrinsic rights to nature. However, scholars highlight the stark contrast between the intended philosophy of rights of nature (RoN) and its implementation. The concept of “nature” in the constitution is left relatively undefined, hence open for interpretation of any actor in court. READ MORE

  4. 4. Oulu Biovillage: Exploring Blue Bioeconomy Ecosystem Opportunities in Oulu, Finland

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Emeline Lex; [2019]
    Keywords : Bioeconomy; blue bioeconomy; circular economy; ecosystem; waste-to-resource systems; local; community; regenerative; fish; aquaculture; renewable energies; biogas; bioenergy; live-work; cradle-to-cradle; typologies; greenhouse; environment; business; Oulu; Finland; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : By the year 2030, the world will need 50% more food, 45% more energy and 30% more water. This growth in demand will increase pressure on our natural resources. Ingenuitive and adaptive thinking will therefore be required in the ways we build our cities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Engagemangets framtid : ett långvarigt åtagande eller en kortvarig romans?

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

    Author : Bella Rådberg; [2019]
    Keywords : engagemang; Framtidens folkrörelse; LRF; sociala nätverk;

    Abstract : Rapporten huvudtema är engagemang, vad som påverkar människors engagemang i olika riktningar samt huruvida digital teknik kan bidra till ökat engagemang. Rapporten bygger på ett samarbete med LRF, Lantbrukarnas riksförbund, som har för avseendet att öka medlemsaktiviteten och medlemmarnas inflytande i organisationen. READ MORE