Essays about: "sustainable development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2885 essays containing the words sustainable development.

  1. 1. THE CRITICAL ROLE OF A NON-HEALTHCARE APPROACH TO MATERNAL MORTALITY REDUCTION Qualitative insights from Rwanda’s success

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sofia Nyström; [2019-02-12]
    Keywords : Burundi; maternal health; maternal mortality; policy; Rwanda; Sub-Saharan Africa;

    Abstract : Maternal mortality is one of the most critical contemporary development challenges as itaccounts for a substantial number of deaths every year, despite the fact that we today havethe medical knowledge to prevent it. Sub-Saharan Africa is the most affected region,accounting for more than half of the world’s maternal deaths. READ MORE

  2. 2. Local Ownership and Development Aid: The Case of Ethiopia’s Productive Safety Net Programme

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Elizabeth Gebresilassie; [2019-02-06]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : The concept of local ownership has increasingly become a leading principle of development cooperation. While it is generally accepted that more ownership means more sustainability, there is still much to be done in order to clearly define and measure the concept. This study attempts to provide a conceptual understanding of local ownership. READ MORE

  3. 3. Oil Price and Sector Returns : An International Analysis on the role of Oil Dependency in the Financial Sector

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Victor Babakhani; Aalhuizen Christoffer; [2019]
    Keywords : Oil Price; Sector return; Oil; Systematic Risk; Sustainable Development; Finance;

    Abstract : Olja har under det förgångna seklet varit en av industrialiseringens stöttepelare. Idag, med omfattande satsningar inom hållbar utveckling så är inverkan av oljan högt aktuellt och inom en snar framtid kan den se en påtaglig nedbringa även om det har visats att dess relevans kommer kvarstå åtminstone fram till 2040. READ MORE

  4. 4. Recruiting Cyclists in Uppsala: Why do exchange students cycle?

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Sims Meyer-Rodrigues; [2019]
    Keywords : Cycling; Social Practice Theory; Recruitment; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The current trend of emissions from the transport sector is unsustainable. To increase cycling mitigates these emissions, while also actively promoting health and alleviating congestion within cities. READ MORE

  5. 5. The inclusion of Bio-energy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) in Integrated Assessment Models: Assessing legitimacy within published climate discourses

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Guy Finkill; [2019]
    Keywords : BECCS; Discourse; Governance; IAMs; Legitimacy; Sustainable Development.;

    Abstract : This thesis assesses the discourses identified in the literature that is critical to BECCS and its inclusion in IAMs used in the construction of RCP2.6 through a Foucauldian inspired discourse analysis. READ MORE