Essays about: "negative impacts of economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 75 essays containing the words negative impacts of economic development.

  1. 1. Exploring land grabbing in Ethiopia - narratives & livelihood implications.

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Aylin Nguyen; Linnea Widholm Ivarsson; [2022]
    Keywords : Smallholders; Agriculture development; Agriculture commercialization; local livelihoods; Growth and Transformation Plan; land relations;

    Abstract : The land grabbing phenomena grew in both reported cases and in scholarly interest after the 2008 financial crisis. The concept of land grabbing has been greatly debated and some have chosen the term large scale land acquisition instead, focusing on win-win outcomes while the land grabbing term rather focuses on the unequal power relations involved. READ MORE

  2. 2. Potential social impacts of a possible implementation of the Pulp & Fuel concept for producing biofuels at a pulp mill

    University essay from Högskolan i Borås/Akademin för textil, teknik och ekonomi

    Author : Nora Efraimsson; Sofie Johnsson; [2022]
    Keywords : biofuels; process implementation; pulp fuel; Social Life Cycle Assessment; social impacts; sustainability; forest residues;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to create an understanding of what potential social impacts (both positive and negative) the concept of P&F will have and could have if an implementation of the process would be done. Interviews are mainly used for providing input to the method S-LCA (Social Life Cycle Assessment) and by that fulfil the purpose. READ MORE

  3. 3. DIRECT AIR CAPTURE CONTRIBUTION TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Hólmfrídur Snorradóttir; [2022]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Negative Emissions Technologies NETs ; Direct Air Capture DAC ; Three Pillars of Sustainability; Qualitative Approach;

    Abstract : To meet ambitious climate goals, of keeping global warming below 2°C, past emissions need to be removed from the atmosphere with the help of negative emissions technologies (NETs). The transition of energy systems, however, needs to follow the requirements of sustainable development to benefit all three pillars of sustainability, those are the environment, society, and economy. READ MORE

  4. 4. Functions of Wetlands in Sweden : a literature review

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Gergely Istvan Toth; [2021]
    Keywords : wetland; functions; ecosystem services; review;

    Abstract : The lack of cultural and economic recognition of the significance of wetlands arguably led to theirdevastating and rapid loss compared to other ecosystems. To reverse this trend and establish a reasonablevaluation of wetlands, the foundations of socio-ecological concepts were laid in late 20th century thatsuggested the acknowledgement of the functions, values, and services of ecosystems. READ MORE

  5. 5. Connecting to nature in pre-school : a study of place experiences in a low-social economic area related to children´s development

    University essay from SLU/Department of People and Society

    Author : Amanda Guimarães Gabriel; [2021]
    Keywords : childhood place relations; sense of place in childhood; sense of place in childhood; children s development; outdoor place relations; nature and children s development; learning; low-social economic environments; vulnerable environments; narrative map;

    Abstract : Outdoor environments and nature could positively support pre-school children living in lowsocial economic urban environments. By valuing the role of lived experiences, this research explores how outdoor places and nature could support and counteract the widespread inequities that affect these children. READ MORE