Essays about: "resilience"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 479 essays containing the word resilience.

  1. 1. Resilience and Adaptivity of EU Pesticides Law - Assessing Theory and Legal Capacity

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Henrik Jansson; [2019-08-09]
    Keywords : pesticides; agriculture; resilience; EU law; adaptive law;

    Abstract : The utilisation of pesticides within agriculture may contribute to a transgression of the ecological boundaries of the Earth. However, pesticides play an essential role in sustaining human welfare by providing food security. READ MORE

  2. 2. Resilience from within or without? : An ethnographic study of resilience mechanisms in southern Colombia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Amanda Amigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Resilience; recovery processes; peacebuilding; post-conflict; post-disaster reconstruction; Colombia;

    Abstract : The emergence of resilience in the peacebuilding field shows an important change of paradigm and turn to the local context. So far few ethnographic research has been done to understand how resilience works locally and what are the mechanisms helping individuals to cope and recover from a crisis. READ MORE

  3. 3. Application of Circular Economy to SME Batik Dyeing and Finishing : Sustainability Vetting of Ciwaringin Batik

    University essay from KTH/Hållbar utveckling, miljövetenskap och teknik

    Author : Maja Harren; [2019]
    Keywords : Batik; Circular Economy; SME; Indonesia;

    Abstract : This study is part of a feasibility study conducted by the Sustainability and Resilience Company (su-re.co), and is identified within this report as the sustainability vetting. READ MORE

  4. 4. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  5. 5. Unraveling diverse values of ecosystem services : A socio-cultural valuation using the Q-methodology in Messenia, Greece

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Stockholm Resilience Centre

    Author : Sofia Maniatakou; [2019]
    Keywords : socio-cultural valuation; ecosystem services; values; perceptions; Q-methodology; Messenia;

    Abstract : People perceive the importance of ecosystem services in different ways, depending on their values, beliefs and needs. This study provides a nuanced understanding of the multiple ways stakeholder groups perceive the benefits derived from hydrologic services in the surrounding area of the "Gialova" coastal wetland in Messenia, Greece. READ MORE