Essays about: "sustainable development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 3953 essays containing the words sustainable development.

  1. 1. Investigating off-grid systems for a mobile milking facility

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Musadag Mohamed Salah Eldin Elzein; [2021]
    Keywords : off-grid systems; renewable energy RE; Solar PV; biofuels; insight maker; HOMER;

    Abstract : This study examined the possible renewable energy sources that can provide the necessary power for a mobile Off-grid Automated Milking System (AMS) at a grazing pasture. This involved choosing the most cost effective, environmental friendly and sustainable mean for a mobile AMS which aims to be operating between months of May to September at a rate of milking 20 cows per day. READ MORE

  2. 2. Matlandskap : om kommuners fysiska planering för hållbara livsmedelssystem

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Karolina Wingård; [2021]
    Keywords : livsmedelssystem; jordbruk; matproduktion; foodscape; biologisk mångfald; biotoper; ekosystem; ekosystemtjänster; miljömål; Tanum;

    Abstract : Food production and land use could be blamed for a lot of the global environmental issues present in todays society. With an ever increasing global population and steadily increasing effects of climate change, which threaten our crops, there is likely potential for issues to increase in scope and severity. READ MORE

  3. 3. Our transition - a cross-sectional comparison of sustainability transition initiatives in Denmark

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Jonas Boye Konggaard; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainability science; transition initiatives; transformative capacity; Assessment framework; impact evaluation; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Sustainability transition initiatives are crucial in tackling global sustainability challenges but evaluations of their impacts are to a large extent lacking. This is a problem as it leads to uncertainty of their actual contributions which is a hindrance for public and political support. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

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

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  5. 5. Fostering Cooperative Resilience during the COVID-19 Pandemic : A case study on coffee cooperatives' operations during the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Cecilia Widman; [2021]
    Keywords : cooperatives; coffee; resilience; asset pentagon; Covid-19;

    Abstract : This study investigates the resilience of coffee cooperatives and producer organizations in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and explores their adaptations to the context in relation to their livelihood capitals. The changes to their operations are analyzed through the contexts of shocks, trends and stresses and how they perceived these threats. READ MORE