Search for dissertations about: "Participatory action research"

Showing result 11 - 15 of 77 swedish dissertations containing the words Participatory action research.

  1. 11. Development of Decision Support Tools for Urban Water Supply Management in Uganda

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Frank Kizito; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Decision support systems; Participatory decision-making; Geovisualization; Non-revenue water; Geostatistics; Action research; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture Water engineering; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur Vattenteknik;

    Abstract : In this study, five real-life problem situations were used to explore the challenges of developing and implementing decision support tools for management of an urban water utility in Uganda. The study sought to explore how the degree of adoption of formal decision support tools in practice, generally perceived to be low, could be improved. READ MORE

  2. 12. From words to action Lessons from active stakeholder participation in water management

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Frida Franzén; KTH.; Södertörns högskola.; [2015]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering; stakeholder participation; EU Water Framework Directive; eutrophication; catchment-based water management; agriculture.; Environmental Studies; Miljövetenskapliga studier; Östersjö- och Östeuropaforskning; Baltic and East European studies;

    Abstract : Water governance worldwide is going through a shift towards more holistic and participatory approaches. In Europe, the EU Water Framework Directive (WFD) adopted in 2000, aims at protecting surface water and groundwater. READ MORE

  3. 13. Designing Work and IT Systems A Participatory Process that Supports Usability and Sustainability

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Niklas Hardenborg; Uppsala universitet.; Uppsala universitet.; [2007]
    Keywords : human computer interaction; usability; work design; participatory design; work analysis; user-centred design;

    Abstract : Since the use of computers and IT systems has become an essential part of many people’s daily work, the quality of IT systems’ is becoming more important for efficient, healthy and sustainable work. It has often been argued that the full potential of a new, supportive IT system seldom is achieved, because – despite implementation of the new system - outdated work procedures are still being preserved. READ MORE

  4. 14. A Future for the Past of Desert Vernacular Architecture

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Marwa Dabaieh; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; participatory action research; transdisciplinarity; thinking re-vernacular; architectural conservation; desert vernacular; Balat.; neo-desert vernacular;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English Vernacular (local) architecture is in danger and about to disappear in several parts of the world. What we call native, traditional and handmade will disappear gradually and then the true meaning of vernacular vanishes. READ MORE

  5. 15. Developing IPM tools for greenhouse cucumber production in Sweden – a participatory action research approach

    University dissertation from Lund University (Media-Tryck)

    Author : Mira Rur; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES;

    Abstract : Two of the most important plant protection problems in Swedish cucumber production are the European Tarnished Plant Bug (ETPB), and Cucurbit Powdery mildew (CPM). The control of the ETPB relies on Imidacloprid, a pesticide, which breaks down slowly and is harmful to beneficial insects. READ MORE