Essays about: "water and sanitation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 122 essays containing the words water and sanitation.

  1. 1. Complexity of improvement : a sustainability analysis of the park along Riachuelo river connected to marginalized areas in Buenos Aires

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

    Author : Anna Jogefalk; Cassandra W. Kallifatides; [2022]
    Keywords : Landscape architecture; urban planning; informal settlement; water pollution; sustainability; Riachuelo river; Buenos Aries; Argentina;

    Abstract : The Riachuelo river in Buenos Aires was considered one of the most polluted watersheds in the world, where industries, sewers and illegal dumping have contaminated the river for over 200 years. Over 8 million people live in the Matanza-Riachuelo Basin, many of which live in informal settlements without official waste management, sanitation- or water systems. READ MORE

  2. 2. CONCEPTUAL DEVELOPMENT OFWATERLESS TOILET

    University essay from Jönköping University/JTH, Industridesign

    Author : Fredrik Lorén; [2021]
    Keywords : Waterless toilet; Product development; design; Industrial design; Concept; Flat packaging;

    Abstract : Poverty is a real problem in many countries. These countries need extra support to get their lives back to a sanitary way of living again. Together with the organization X-Runner and Separett, the people of Peru get access to sanitation solutions such as toilets without profit. READ MORE

  3. 3. Women and water scarcity in Botswana: Challenges and strategies in Kweneng District -The case study of Gakuto Village

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Monicah Tshabatau; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; water scarcity; water access; sanitation; adaptation strategies; vulnerability;

    Abstract : The purpose of the paper is to examine how water scarcity affects women in Gakuto and strategies they use to adapt to water scarcity. Water is a basic necessity and a requirement for all according to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Botswana is one of the countries faced with water scarcity. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental Sustainability of the Digitalized Food Supply Chains in Indonesia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för service management och tjänstevetenskap

    Author : Alexandra Surdu; Farhan Sitepu; [2021]
    Keywords : environmental sustainability; food supply chain; digitalization; Indonesia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Background: Today, the environmental challenge presents a growing concern for the food supply chains around the world; and developing countries in particular, suffer from it. UN Global Compact has defined environmental sustainability as dealing with three main environmental challenges: climate change, water and sanitation, and food and agriculture. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Effect of Water, Sewage and Hand Hygiene on Waterborne Diseases in Saudi Arabia

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Hanouf Alshareef; [2021]
    Keywords : water; sewage; hand hygiene; waterborne diseases; Saudi Arabia;

    Abstract : Waterborne diseases are illnesses caused by microscopic organisms, like viruses, bacteria and  parasites, that transmitted via the fecal-oral route through ingestion of contaminated water or food or by direct person to person contact. The transmission cycle can be broken through safe water supplies, maintaining standards of sanitation and proper handwashing practices. READ MORE