Essays about: "grassroots innovation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words grassroots innovation.

  1. 1. BLUE GAS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Industridesign

    Author : Jeff Daniel Bennett; [2020]
    Keywords : Arts and Architecture; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : For a city and culture that excels at adding value to waste, Kisumu struggles with a systematic approach for solid-waste management. Food and animal wastes run rampant in the streets while families still cook for hoursevery day using harmful fuels like kerosene, charcoal and firewood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Impact of Radio Frequency Identification Technology on the Construction for Smart Transportation

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för informatik (IK)

    Author : Jinxin Liu; [2020]
    Keywords : Smart Transportation; Smart City; Information Management; Information Technology;

    Abstract : This research investigates how the new technology implementation in the transportation system in Hangzhou, China affected the work routines and the challenges reported by the managers of the system as well as their suggestions on improvements. Through the analysis of the interviews with the managers in the intelligent transportation system, the main effects of RFID on the development of intelligent transportation in Hangzhou were proposed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where there is a will, there is a way : Exploring the financial viability of Swedish ecovillages

    University essay from Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan; Jönköping University/Internationella Handelshögskolan

    Author : Maxence Mauraisin; Amir AlAfndi; [2020]
    Keywords : Ecovillage; community; alternative organization; grassroots innovation;

    Abstract : Background: The myriads of environmental and social predicaments that came together with the rise of energy consumption and global capitalism now calls for a radical paradigm shift. Though this shift has been discussed over the last few decades under the concept of “sustainable development”, it appears that the focus has merely been put on “sustaining the unsustainable”. READ MORE

  4. 4. Starting from the ground - the transformative potential of grassroots movements towards sustainability : Imagining and practicing permaculture at Kosters Trädgårdar, Sweden

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Institutionen för temaLinköpings universitet/Filosofiska fakulteten

    Author : Sue Schmit; [2020]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sustainable Development Goals; green societal transformations; grassroots movements; citizen-led transformations; permaculture; Kosters Trädgårdar; Permakultur; Kosters Trädgårdar; hållbar utveckling; Sydkoster;

    Abstract : This thesis examines the transformative potential of grassroots movements for sustainability and thus asks how citizen-led initiatives can contribute the United Nation’s 2030 Agenda. In focus is the permaculture movement and its efforts to promote small-scale farming in balance with ecological systems and principles. READ MORE

  5. 5. Towards a Societal Transformation - a qualitative study of grassroots innovations within waste management in Zanzibar

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Victoria Rice; Johan Knape; [2019-07-09]
    Keywords : Grassroots innovations; evolution and development of grassroots innovations; social innovation; challenges and constraints of grassroots innovations; sustainability; waste management; scaling;

    Abstract : The issue of waste is an increasing global problem, affecting people, animals and ecosystems. Zanzibar has experienced a dramatic increase of incoming tourists, with a growing waste problem as a result. READ MORE