Search for dissertations about: "palm oil"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 swedish dissertations containing the words palm oil.

  1. 1. The Visible Palm: Market Failures, Industrial Policy and the Malaysian Palm Oil Industry

    Author : Fredrik Gustafsson; Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ; ; Social and economic history; Nutidshistoria från 1914 ; Contemporary history since 1914 ; developmental state; dynamic efficiency; tariff protection; government intervention; palm oil; industrial policy; Malaysia; market failure; Ekonomisk och social historia; Economics of development; Utvecklingsekonomi;

    Abstract : What role the state should and can play in bringing about economic development is one of the longest standing debates in the economic sciences. Yet, previous research has mostly focused on how a variety of industrial policies affect static efficiency. READ MORE

  2. 2. Supercritical Hydrogenation of Vegetable Oils

    Author : Maj-Britt Macher; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : palladium catalyst; supercritical; hydrogenation; silver ion HPLC; rapeseed oil; fatty acid methyl ester; trans fatty acid; palm oil; deactivation; propane;

    Abstract : Vegetable oils were hydrogenated in a supercritical single-phase mixture with propane and hydrogen. The reaction was carried out in a small (0.5 ml) fixed-bed reactor and the influence of different process parameters was investigated. READ MORE

  3. 3. An evaluation of biodiesel policies : The case of palm oil agro-industry in Indonesia

    Author : Fumi Harahap; Semida Silveira; Serina Ahlgren; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; palm oil; biodiesel; Indonesia; policy evaluation; policy coherence analysis; land allocation; sectoral policy goals; life cycle cost analysis; biodiesel cost competitiveness; biorefinery; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : Oil palm has flourished as an economically vital crop in Indonesia given its use in both food and non-food products (including biodiesel) for domestic and export markets. However, the expansion of oil palm plantations in Indonesia is controversial. READ MORE

  4. 4. Content and In Vitro Accessibility of Provitamin. A Carotenoids in Some Tanzanian Vegetables and Fruits Effects of Traditional Processing and Preparation, and Influence on Vitamin A Status

    Author : Generose Ishengoma Mulokozi; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : in vitro accessibility; sunflower oil; solar cabinet drying; women; all-trans-beta-carotene; alpha-carotene; open sun-drying; vitamin A; provitamin A carotenoids; plasma; breast milk; fruits; vegetables; red palm oil; Tanzania; beta-cryptoxanthin; pregnancy; children;

    Abstract : Vitamin A deficiency is among the major nutritional problems in Tanzania as in many developing countries. It mainly affects children and pregnant and lactating women. The basic cause of this problem is related to the diet, which contains little preformed vitamin A and plant foods with a low content and bioavailability of provitamin A carotenoids. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exploring synergies between the palm oil industry and bioenergy production in Indonesia

    Author : Fumi Harahap; Semida Silveira; Dilip Khatiwada; José Roberto Moreira; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; palm oil industry; bioenergy; resource efficiency; sustainability; land allocation; palm oil biomass; biorefinery; policy coherence analysis; techno-economic analysis; spatio-temporal optimisation model; BeWhere Indonesia; Energy Technology; Energiteknik;

    Abstract : Climate change along with increasing demand for food and fuel call for sustainable use of natural resources. One way to address these concerns is through efficient use of resources, which is also vital for the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. READ MORE