Essays about: "factors of risk management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 391 essays containing the words factors of risk management.

  1. 1. Managing farm-centric risks in production at the flood-prone locations of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Arifullah Arifullah; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; risk attitude; management strategies; risk perception; Khyber Pakhtunkhwa;

    Abstract : The monsoon floods of 2010, 2011, and 2014 in Pakistan caused severe damage to crops, fisheries, forestry, livestock, and primary infrastructures, such as water channels, tube wells, houses, people, seed stocks, animal shelters, fertilizers and agricultural equipment/machinery. Floods are a major source of risk to agriculture in Pakistan and other countries in South Asia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Saltwater Intrusion in Fractured Crystalline Bedrock Aquifer. - A Case Study on Koster Islands, SW Sweden

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sibhat Afewerki; [2019-10-30]
    Keywords : saltwater intrusion; fractured bedrock aquifers; DRASTIC; vulnerability mapping; Koster Islands; slatvattenintrång; Akvifer i uppsprucken berggrund; sårbarhetskartläggning; Kosteröarna;

    Abstract : Saltwater intrusion (SWI) is one of the significant threats in many coastal areas, mainly drivenby anthropogenic hazards (over-pumping) and climate change (sea level rise). So far, there havebeen extensive research and techniques to understand and minimize SWI. READ MORE

  3. 3. Investigating flood risk cost in Kungsbacka using the ICPR FloRiAn GIS-tool

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Erika Lindqvist; [2019-10-25]
    Keywords : Flood risk cost; flood risk analysis; risk management; flood; natural hazard; ICOR FloRiAn; GIS;

    Abstract : Losses from floods have increased in recent years, worldwide and in Sweden. Understanding the economic and non-monetary cost of being exposed to flood hazard is important from a spatial planning perspective, particularly in urban areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rödekens möjligheter som skogsträd i södra Sverige

    University essay from SLU/School for Forest Management

    Author : Hampus Jörning; [2019]
    Keywords : klimatförändringar; främmande trädslag; Quercus rubra;

    Abstract : Sverige står troligtvis inför ett framtida klimatskifte med varmare klimat samt en ökad risk för extremt väder. De svenska inhemska alternativen är relativt få, gran (Picea abies) som idag dominerar det svenska skogsbruket är allt mer utsatt för biotiska- och abiotiska faktorer. READ MORE

  5. 5. Delivery Reliability and Public Procurement - A Case Study on a Healthcare Provider

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Teknisk logistik

    Author : Christofer Sjöquist; [2019]
    Keywords : Delivery Reliability; Purchasing; Public Healthcare; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Assuring delivery reliability is a vital part for any organisation in a supply chain, and in few cases could the consequences of a failed delivery be as dire as they would in the case of a healthcare provider. However, delivery reliability is not a well-studied subject within the context of public healthcare procurement. READ MORE