Essays about: "public participation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 442 essays containing the words public participation.

  1. 1. Social Impacts of Climate Change on Women’s Health in Belize

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Mathilda Jerenius; [2019-10-09]
    Keywords : Climate change; health; women; social work; public health;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis was to investigate whether climate change affects women’s health in Belize, and if so, how. Belize, being a low-lying coastline country is prone to suffer from repercussions of climate change. The data was collected by conducting four focus group discussions with female participants in four rural villages in Belize. READ MORE

  2. 2. Bid Forecasting in Public Procurement

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM); KTH/Skolan för industriell teknik och management (ITM)

    Author : Karim Stiti; Shih Jung Yape; [2019]
    Keywords : Bidding in public procurement; Count data regression; Economically most advantageous tenders; Lowest price tenders; Machine learning; Multiple linear regression; Nonparametric bootstrap; Position performance coefficient; Sealed-bid auctions; Stochastic dominance; Support vector regression.; Budgivningsmodeller I offentliga upphandlingar; Ekonomiskt mest fördelaktiga anbud; Förseglade auktioner; Lägsta-pris anbud; Maskininlärning; Multipel linjär regression.;

    Abstract : Public procurement amounts to a significant part of Sweden's GDP. Nevertheless, it is an overlooked sector characterized by low digitization and inefficient competition where bids are not submitted based on proper mathematical tools. READ MORE

  3. 3. Self-Organized Community Institutions: A Way to Strengthen Local Social Sustainability? A Case Study of PGS Viêt Nam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies

    Author : Carla Böttinger; [2019]
    Keywords : Organic Farming; Safe Vegetables; Quality Insurance System within Agricultural Value Chain; Multi-Stakeholder Certification; Participatory Guarantee System; Collective Action; Self-Organized Institutions; Future Food Systems; Social Sustainability; Community Resilience; Viêt Nam; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Over the last years, the conventional agricultural system has increasingly been pointed out as one of the most problematic sector for the environment and the global public health. At the same time, the organic farming sector has more and more been presented as a sustainable answer to that problem. READ MORE

  4. 4. Ecological Empowerment : How infrastructuring can be used to enhance citizen participation for ecological citizenship

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Maskinkonstruktion

    Author : Meike Remiger; [2019]
    Keywords : infrastructuring; ecological citizenship; boundary topics; formation of publics; citizen participation; climate crisis;

    Abstract : This research project explores how the method of infrastructuring can be used for ecological citizenship. A case-study analysis identified where in the infrastructuring process measures for ecological citizenship can be taken. READ MORE

  5. 5. "If you use pencillin, use enough" - A normative study on the Swedish action plan against antibiotic resistance

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Emma Bryngelsson; [2019]
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    Abstract : The intention of this paper was to criticize the Swedish official action plan against antibiotic resistance with a focus on antimicrobial usage within livestock production. The aim was to strengthen and prove the thesis that there are deficiencies in the policy due to the exclusion of public participation and individual responsibility of meat consumption which is necessary for reducing antimicrobial resistance. READ MORE