Search for dissertations about: "Thesis in irrigation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 106 swedish dissertations containing the words Thesis in irrigation.

  1. 1. Condensation irrigation a combined system for desalination and irrigation

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jenny Lindblom; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2012]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vattenteknik; Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Condensation Irrigation (CI) is a new irrigation method that combines desalination and subsurface irrigation by making use of saline water for supplying clean irrigation. In this system, solar stills are used for evaporating non-potable water, and the formed vapour heats and humidifies the ambient air above the water surface. READ MORE

  2. 2. Irrigation water management : A performance study of the Rahad scheme in Sudan, 1977-1996

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Nighisty Ghezae; Uppsala universitet.; [1998]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Economic history; Rahad scheme; irrigation management; water supply activities; agricultural extension activity; performance assessment; main system management; on-farm management; organizational structure; Ekonomisk historia; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Ekonomisk historia; Economic History;

    Abstract : The central objectives of this study is to assess the performance of irrigation water management of the Rahad scheme in Sudan between 1977 and 1996.The study assesses how well the scheme has succeeded in achieving irrigation management objectives using the criteria of productivity, equity, cost recovery and environmental stability. READ MORE

  3. 3. Condensation irrigation simulations of heat and mass transfer

    University dissertation from Luleå : Luleå tekniska universitet

    Author : Jenny Lindblom; Luleå tekniska universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Vattenteknik; Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : There is a growing water demand in the world. Along with the deterioration of existing water supplies, the escalating world population leads to the assumption that two out of three people will lack sufficient freshwater by the year 2025. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond the Catchwords. Adjustment and Community Response to Participatory Development in Post-Suharto Indonesia

    University dissertation from Department of Sociology, Lund University

    Author : Axel Fredholm; [2008]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; community development; agriculture; irrigation; reformasi; Indonesia; decentralisation; Bantul; participation; Java; sociology; sociologi;

    Abstract : The emphasis on people-centred development is distinctive in today’s development discourse. This is noticeable in catchwords like democratic decentralisation, participation, and empowerment, which are highly esteemed among NGOs, donors, and policymakers in recipient countries. The benefits of participatory approaches are several. READ MORE

  5. 5. Peasants and Stock Markets Pathways from Collective Farming in the Post-Soviet Grain-Belt

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Department of Human Geography, Stockholm University

    Author : Brian Kuns; Anders Wästfelt; Mats Widgren; Jennifer Clapp; [2017]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Agrarian change; environmental history; Ukraine; Russia; U.S.S.R.; large-scale agriculture; agroholdings; financialization; smallholders; peasants; irrigation; uneven development; actor network theory; multi-sited and mixed methods; geografi med kulturgeografisk inriktning; Geography with Emphasis on Human Geography;

    Abstract : What happened in the post-Soviet, European grain-belt after collective farms were dissolved and in what way can we say that collective farm legacies influence agrarian developments in this region today? These are the main questions of this thesis, which is a work of critical human geography, but is also inspired by theories, methods and approaches from the social sciences, broadly defined. Territorially, the focus is Ukraine, but several articles in this thesis take a wider geographic perspective beyond Ukraine, in particular taking into account the role of Nordic investors in the agrarian sector in Ukraine and Russia. READ MORE