Essays about: "deforestation and Climate change thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 20 essays containing the words deforestation and Climate change thesis.

  1. 1. Forest Management Decentralisation in a REDD+ World : A Case Study of a REDD+ Pilot Project in the Kolo Hills Forests, Kondoa District, Tanzania

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Liesa Nieskens; [2018]
    Keywords : REDD ; Participatory Forest Management; Political Ecology; Access Qualifications; Carbon Offset;

    Abstract : Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradatin (REDD+) is a market-based approachto address tropical deforestation as a key driver of anthropogenic climate change. In Tanzania, participatory forest management (PFM) was used as a vehicle for the institutionalisation of REDD+and implementation of pilot initiatives. READ MORE

  2. 2. Analysing Nigeria’s Energy system in light of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals : A CLEWs assessment

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi; KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Obiora Okolo; Haoran Teng; [2017]
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    Abstract : Today 57.7 % of Nigerians has access to electricity with less than 1 % using electric stoves for cooking. Fuelwood is used for cooking in 63.7 % of the households and is one of the main contributors to Nigeria having the third highest deforestation rate in the world with 410 000 hectares of forest cut down per year. READ MORE

  3. 3. You are a widow and you will die, so why should you plant trees? : intersectionality in local development activities in connection with a carbon forestry plantation in Kachung, Uganda

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

    Author : Lovisa Neikter; [2016]
    Keywords : gender; intersectionality; poverty; climate change; CDM; Uganda;

    Abstract : Carbon forestry plantations are a way to achieve statutory global emissions reductions and are also claimed to decrease deforestation. Carbon forestry is not a new system, but has greatly increased in use in recent decades. One such afforestation project, owned by a Norwegian company, is located in northern Uganda. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Indigenization of knowledge and power in the Peruvian Amazon : a case study for socio-environmental participatory monitoring processes in Aerija and Huao communities.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Aurora Eloisa Martín; [2016]
    Keywords : participatory monitoring; sustainability science; indigenous knowledge; power relations; feminist political ecology; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Amazon has always been a strategic region because of its rich variety in natural resources. Its global interest is spreading across levels and scales, influenced by the increasing demand for fossil fuels and biodiesel and the threat of climate change. READ MORE

  5. 5. Future Forests - Vision 2030 : Bachelor Thesis Report - Jenny Holmsten

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Designhögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Jenny Holmsten; [2015]
    Keywords : Future; Forest; Machine; Design; Industrial design; Industridesign; Bachelor; Umeå Institute of Design; Jenny Holmsten; BFA; Thesis Report; Examensarbete; Reforestation; Föryngring; Forest; Vision; Exploration;

    Abstract : Forests cover about 30% of the earth surface and is a vital resource as a habitat for plants, animals and humans. Today climate change and global warming is a fact and something must be done. We burn massive amounts of fossil fuels and during this combustion carbon dioxide is created. READ MORE