Essays about: "renaissance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 73 essays containing the word renaissance.

  1. 1. Cooperation be damned : A study on water relations in The Nile River Basin

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för ekonomisk historia och internationella relationer

    Author : Gustav Alfvin; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Security; Water Wars; Egypt; Ethiopia; Process Tracing; GERD;

    Abstract : The Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam built on the Nile has sparked conflicts for over twelve years now since it was first announced in 2009. But in 2020 when Ethiopia finally started to fill this behemoth of a dam hostilities ramped up between Egypt and Ethiopia. READ MORE

  2. 2. Protecting the Nile : Egypt’s crisis exploitation of the GERD crisis (2011-2021)

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Elisa Andrea Viteri Marquez; [2022]
    Keywords : crisis exploitation; Egypt; water security; GERD; Nile; water management;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the framing and exploitation of the ‘water security’ crisis triggered in Egypt by the construction the Gran Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) during the period of its construction (2011-2021). Through the analysis of members of the executive statements, policy documents, and actions on the ground, this study contributes to crisis exploitation theory by pointing at other categories that had allowed for policy change, such as funding and the influence of international organizations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Regenerative agriculture : a contested open moment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Rickard Hedling; [2022]
    Keywords : regenerative agriculture; alternative food networks; food sovereignty; political ecology; discourse food systems;

    Abstract : Agriculture is both heavily impacted by climate change and responsible for greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change. Transitioning towards more sustainable agricultural practices is therefore imperative and requires new ways of thinking about agricultural knowledge and technologies. READ MORE

  4. 4. “We are dealing here with a hydroelectric dam, we are not building a nuclear plant” : A case study of securitization processes in water cooperation contexts

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Frida Müntzing; [2022]
    Keywords : Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam GERD ; Securitization theory; Water security; Human Security; Hydro hegemony; Water cooperation; Blue Nile; Ethiopia; Sudan; Egypt; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : In 2011, Ethiopia began the construction of the “Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam” (GERD) in the Blue Nile and in 2020 the first filling took place which escalated tensions in the shared waters and provoked concerns from Egypt and Sudan. The aim of the thesis is to broaden the understanding of water sharing issues by conducting a case study of the GERD developments between 2011 and the beginning of 2022 with a focus on securitization processes. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam : A study of its ontological importance and impact on Ethiopia

    University essay from Försvarshögskolan

    Author : Lise Stenberg; [2022]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; Transboundary water conflict; Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam; Self-identity;

    Abstract : How does the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam affect Ethiopia’s ontological security? This study proposes that the ontological security perspective must be comprehended within the analysis of the dam’s importance, in order to grasp certain dimensions of security which otherwise could remain unnoticed. Thus, the fact that Ethiopia has executed the dam’s building, despite the regional controversy and different forms of attacks it has implied – and was expected to imply in the initial case - suggests that the traditional security perspective is not sufficient in order to understand the dam’s causes as well as the long-term determination regarding the dam’s execution. READ MORE