Essays about: "water privatisation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 9 essays containing the words water privatisation.

  1. 1. The Impact of Water Privatisation on the Indigenous Mapuche in the South of Chile. A Qualitative Content Analysis from a Human Rights Perspective

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Anna-Lena Wissmüller; [2021-09-27]
    Keywords : Chile; water privatisation; neo-liberalism; indigenous communities; Mapuche; human rights;

    Abstract : This study aimed to investigate the impacts of water privatisation on Mapuche communities in the South of Chile. The effects and the resulting demands and actions were examined from a human rights perspective. READ MORE

  2. 2. Leveraging digital technologies for transitions to clean and safe water : a case study of Kibera informal settlement in Nairobi, Kenya

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

    Author : Diane Mumbi Mungai; [2020]
    Keywords : Water; Kibera; access; transitions; sociotechnical systems; malfunction and disrepair; governance failure; coexistence; mediating technologies; privatisation; archipelagos; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Inadequate water infrastructural development and high costs of water are few of the many challenges that affect water access in Kibera. Consequently, many alternatives to piped water grew out of necessity to meet the needs of residents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Climate Adaptation Strategies and Projections on Water Discharge in the Euphrates-Tigris River Basin

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Teknisk vattenresurslära

    Author : Marika Mourujärvi; [2020]
    Keywords : Climate Adaptation: Climate projections: Water Discharge: Transboundary Issues: Euphrates-Tigris River Basin: Middle East; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to analyse the climate adaptation strategies regarding water resources in the regional context of the three major riparians of the Euphrates and Tigris rivers: Turkey, Syria and Iraq. The objectives are: to base the analysis on the criteria benefit, consequences and limits to the social as well as the technical factors affecting the water availability and to use WW-HYPE, which is a HBV based model, to support literature on climate projections in the area. READ MORE

  4. 4. The role of Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives in Swedish apparel brands' Sustainable Supply Chain Management

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Internationella miljöinstitutet

    Author : Dominika MacHek; [2019]
    Keywords : Environmental impacts; Sustainable supply chain management; Multi-stakeholder initiatives; Swedish apparel and textile industry; Science General;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to increase the understanding of multi-stakeholder initiatives (MSIs) as means for the Swedish apparel industry to enhance their sustainable supply chain management (SSCM). Three MSIs that address environmental issues in apparel supply chains are explored as cases – Sustainable Apparel Coalition (SAC), Sweden Textile Water Initiative (STWI), and Textile Exchange (TE), focusing on the perceptions of Swedish apparel brands. READ MORE

  5. 5. Commercialising Water - Conflict & the Privatisation of the Water Sector

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Sebastian Enhager; [2018]
    Keywords : Privatisation; Water; Conflict; Water Management; Middle-East; Fuzzy Set Qualitative Comparative Analysis; Comparative Contextual Analysis; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The global water crisis demands a new way of assessing water management, especially because of its role in previous as well as ongoing conflicts. In the last three decades, we have witnessed a wave of water management privatisation. The effects of this widespread privatisation have been varied and some are still unknown. READ MORE