Essays about: "import and export"

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  1. 11. Trade diversification and changing food consumption patterns since the 2000s: The case of homogenizing diets globally and in the BRICS

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Giulia Belardo; [2018]
    Keywords : Food consumption; Homogenization; Diets; Trade diversification; Herfindahl index; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : International agricultural trade has seen big developments throughout time, initially driven particularly by the industrial revolution and then influenced by globalization and changes in technology. Coupled with decreasing barriers to trade, the rise of trade agreements, and economic growth of countries, international influences are having big effects on food consumption patterns. READ MORE

  2. 12. Sediment transport and bathymetric change at Hornafjörður tidal inlet - Field data analysis and mathematical modeling

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Clemens Klante; [2018]
    Keywords : Coastal Inlet; Hornafjörður; Morphology; TELEMAC; ebb shoal; mathematical modeling; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Commercial fishing makes the coastal inlet in Hornafjörður to an important navigational link for the port of Höfn in southeast Iceland. Low water depth caused through sediment accumulation along the ebb shoal generates navigational problems and the phenomenon of glacial rebound seems to intensify this problem. READ MORE

  3. 13. Determinants for China’s agricultural imports from Sub-Saharan African countries : a gravity model approach

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Economics

    Author : Agnes von Essen; [2018]
    Keywords : gravity model; determinants; agricultural trade; Sub-Saharan Africa; China;

    Abstract : A Gravity approach has been undertaken to investigate the determinants of China’s agricultural imports from Sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries using panel data covering the period 1995-2014. China’s agricultural import has increased significantly during the period and the agricultural export for the SSA countries is vital for their development. READ MORE

  4. 14. RIVERCITY flowing right, AquaFo(A)rming a new center of production in the borders of Gothenburg and Partille

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

    Author : Elva Nano; [2018]
    Keywords : urban farming; urban food production; urban transformation; food technology; aquaponincs; urban design; Gothenburg urbanization; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Sweden has the reputation of being one of the most sustainable and innovative countries in the world, when it comes to environment-related technology. However, the ecological footprint rates indicate, that Swedes are currently living lifestyles that would require the equivalent of four Earth-like planets to sustain. READ MORE

  5. 15. Gotland as a microgrid -  Energy storage systems frequency response in grids with high level of renewable energy penetration

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Elektricitetslära

    Author : Firas Daraiseh; [2018]
    Keywords : Energy Storage System; Frequency Response; Gotland; Microgrid; Wind Curtailment; PSS E;

    Abstract : The Swedish island of Gotland , situated about 100 km from mainland Sweden in the Baltic Sea, represents a power system with a high wind power penetration. The island is connected to the mainland Sweden exclusively via two HVDC cables that provide the only source of active power and frequency control. READ MORE