Search for dissertations about: "water and sanitation thesis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 swedish dissertations containing the words water and sanitation thesis.

  1. 1. Framing the water and sanitation challenge A history of urban water supply and sanitation in Ghana 1909 - 2005

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Economic History, Umeå University

    Author : Anna Bohman; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History; Ghana; urban water supply; sanitation; institutional change; policy development; frames; private sector participation; economic history;

    Abstract : This thesis analyses the development of urban water supply and sanitation services in Ghana from 1909 to 2005.  Special focus is put on institutional arrangements with regard to networked, large scale and centrally managed water and sewerage services. READ MORE

  2. 2. Framing the Water Challenge Multilateral donor policies for water supply and sanitation 1960-2005

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Anna Bohman; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Water Supply; Sanitation; Official Development Assistance; Institutional change; Problem Frames; Ghana; Private Sector Participation;

    Abstract : Opinions on what is best way to provide more people in low income countries with adequate water and sanitation services have changed over time. A recent policy paradigm suggests that private companies should be involved in WSS service provision to improve the situation for those in need. READ MORE

  3. 3. Water for a few a history of urban water and sanitation in East Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : David Nilsson; KTH.; [2006]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; urban water; urban sanitation; urban history; development studies; African history; environmental history; large technical systems; socio-technical systems; institutional change; public service; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of technology; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Teknikhistoria;

    Abstract : This licentiate thesis describes and analyses the modern history of the socio-technical systems for urban water supply and sanitation in East Africa with focus on Uganda and Kenya. The key objective of the thesis is to evaluate to what extent the historic processes frame and influence the water and sanitation services sectors in these countries today. READ MORE

  4. 4. Assessing sustainable approaches to sanitation planning and implementation in West Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Jennifer R. McConville; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Decision-Making; Implementation; Planning; Sanitation; Sustainable;

    Abstract : The challenge of achieving global sanitation targets is that it requires application of both technology that is appropriate and a supporting organizational structure. The interactions between the two begin during the planning/decision-making process and continue throughout the system lifetime. READ MORE

  5. 5. Organised Chaos: Water and Sanitation Systems in Housing Areas in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

    University dissertation from Architecture & Development Studies, Lund University

    Author : Agnes Nordin Mwaiselage; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2003]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; housing services.; Architecture; Tanzania; Mikocheni; infrastructure; urban systems; urban ecology; sustainable urbanisation; urban development; environment; systems; water; Dar es Salam; ecological sanitation; interior design; Arkitektur; inredningsarkitektur; Town and country planning; Stads- och glesbygdsplanering;

    Abstract : This thesis focuses on the provision and management of water supply and sanitation in housing areas in the City of Dar es Salaam. The main objective of the study is to contribute to knowledge and understanding of provision and management of urban water supply and sanitation in Tanzania in the context of sustainable urbanisation. READ MORE