Search for dissertations about: "land management"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 320 swedish dissertations containing the words land management.

  1. 1. Management with the People : An Enabling Approach to Neighbourhood Road Infrastructure Management in Kampala City

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Ian Senkatuka; Örjan Svane; Barnabas Nawangwe; Wilbard Kombe; [2009]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Urbanisation; Developing Country; Infrastructure; Neighbourhood Road; Management; Community Participation; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP;

    Abstract : Rapid urbanization occurring in many developing countries coupled with the constraints they are facing, has affected road infrastructure service delivery by public authorities charged with managing them. In Kampala City’s mixed income neighbourhood areas that have a disparity between neighbourhood community members, inadequate neighbourhood road management by Kampala City Council who are charged with managing these roads has led to neighbourhood roads that are in a poor state of disrepair, and do not meet many of the needs of their users. READ MORE

  2. 2. Livestock, feed production and land use – an environmental assessment

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Yaw Sasu-Boakye; [2015]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; partial equilibrium modelling; land use impacts; livestock production; soya beans; life cycle assessments; ecosystem services; protein feeds; feed substitution;

    Abstract : The use of land for agriculture contributes substantially to today’s global environmental challenges such as climate change, water and land degradation and biodiversity loss. Today, about 38% of the ice-free land surface on earth is used as agricultural land, with about 75% of agricultural land used to produce feed for livestock. READ MORE

  3. 3. Brazilian land use policies and the development of ecosystem services

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Flavio L. M. Freitas; Ulla Mörtberg; Gerd Sparovek; Martin Persson; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Brazil; Land use policy; Forest protection; Ecosystem services; Biodiversity; Offsetting of legal reserves; Mark- och vattenteknik; Land and Water Resources Engineering;

    Abstract : Concerns related to global environmental changes due to land use changes have been driving international communities towards more sustainable land use systems. Brazil is a country of global strategic importance in this matter considering that it is the nation with the largest extension of preserved tropical native vegetation, recognised for its ecosystem services and high and unique biodiversity. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the value of land

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Stefan Hellstrand; Jinyue Yan; Pontus Cerin; [2015]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Energy- and Environmental Engineering; energi- och miljöteknik;

    Abstract : The issue of sustainable development is once again moving the production factor land into the focus of economic theory and practise. There are three production factors, capital, labour and land. Land is a synonym to ecosystems. During the major part of the 20th century land in economic theory has been handled as a peripheral issue. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urban waste management and the environmental impact of organic waste treatment systems in Kampala, Uganda

    University dissertation from ; Department of Energy and Technology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

    Author : Allan Komakech; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2014]
    Keywords : LANTBRUKSVETENSKAPER; AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY;

    Abstract : In Kampala, Uganda, about 28,000 tonnes of waste are collected and delivered to landfill every month. Kampala Capital City Authority records show that this represents approximately 40 % of the waste generated in the city. READ MORE