Essays about: "single households"

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  1. 1. Livelihoods count: when inclusive approach meets exclusion : a case study of community based forest management approach in Tanzania

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Xinyue Chen; [2020]
    Keywords : CBFM; exclusion; livelihood improvement; forest protection; forest-dependent poor households; government; Tanzania; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : By realizing the imbalanced focuses of Community Based Forest Management (CBFM) on livelihood improvement at community and household levels, this thesis specifically explores the impacts of CBFM on the livelihoods of forest-dependent poor households. By adopting the lens of exclusion, an analytical framework was established to connect three main concepts consisting of CBFM, exclusion and livelihoods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Methodology for estimating thermal performance of buildings for better planning and energy efficient investments

    University essay from KTH/Hållbara byggnader

    Author : Waqar Khan; [2020]
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    Abstract : This master thesis aims to find a method to separate the household-electricity usage fromheating-electricity and to estimate the thermal performance of buildings using the datasetavailable. The dataset includes electricity consumption of buildings, number of occupants, typeof heating system, climate data (temperature, wind speed etc. READ MORE

  3. 3. Delivering sustainable energy transition : A techno-economic analysis on households, businesses and communities of the Keweenaw Peninsula

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Francesca Longobardi; Filippo Padovani; [2020]
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    Abstract : Energy security understood as the practice by which risks associated with interruptions to the energy supply are low, represents one of the main objectives of energy policies in many countries. In this context, Keweenaw County or Michigan's northernmost County is placed as locked in an unreliable, unsustainable and particularly wasteful energy system. READ MORE

  4. 4. Contract Farming and Multidimensional Poverty

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Meister; [2020]
    Keywords : Contract Farming; Multidimensional Poverty; Smallholder Farmers; Developing Countries; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Poverty is a common phenomenon among rural smallholder farmer households in developing countries. A large corpus of literature suggests that contract farming -a pre-harvest agreement between farmers and buyers- can improve smallholder farmers' welfare through improved access to markets and thereby promote rural development. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Grid of Sweden - A Micro-unit Analysis of Vulnerable Neighborhoods

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för hälsa och samhälle (HS)

    Author : Mia Puur; [2020]
    Keywords : Crime; Geography; Micro-places; Police authorities; Spatial analysis; Socio-demographic; Vulnerable neighborhoods;

    Abstract : Through a national collection, the Swedish Police identify and classify vulnerable neighborhoods. Areas are assessed through police perceptions regarding high concentrations of certain problems and criminal activity, such as public acts of violence with risk of harming third parties, open drug markets and organised crime structures. READ MORE