Search for dissertations about: "sanitation theses"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 59 swedish dissertations containing the words sanitation theses.

  1. 1. ‘Making Sanitation Happen’ : An Enquiry into Multi-Level Sanitation Governance

    Author : Nelson Ekane; Hans Westlund; Marianne Kjellén; Barbara Evans; KTH; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Sanitation; hygiene; behaviour; multi-level governance; institutions; policy; implementation; Planering och beslutsanalys; Planning and Decision Analysis;

    Abstract : The importance of sanitation for human health and development is undisputed. Sanitation is now high on the international development agenda and has become a salient issue in most developing countries, Rwanda and Uganda being no exception. However, there are still shortcomings as regards ‘making sanitation happen’ on the ground. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; Urban Strandberg; Björn-Ola Linnér; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Ghana; urban water supply; sanitation; institutional change; policy development; frames; private sector participation; economic history; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; 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

  3. 3. Unpacking Sanitation Planning Comparing Theory and Practice

    Author : Jennifer R Mc Conville; Chalmers University of Technology; []
    Keywords : Participation; Sustainability; Urban; Procedural planning theory; Decision-making; Sanitation; Process; Planning practice;

    Abstract : Lack of proper sanitation is linked to significant negative impacts on environmental and public health, economy, and human dignity. Despite the efforts made to reach the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, the world will miss its target of halving the percentage of people without access to improved sanitation by 2015; and there is general agreement within the field of sanitation that the sector has failed to deliver substantial improvements to the most needy. READ MORE

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

    Author : Anna Bohman; Lena Andersson-Skog; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Water Supply; Sanitation; Official Development Assistance; Institutional change; Problem Frames; Ghana; Private Sector Participation; Economic history; Ekonomisk historia;

    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

  5. 5. Extending Access : Perspectives on Business Model Innovation in Water and Sanitation Service Provision

    Author : Caroline Jennings Saul; Anders Gustafsson; Nina Veflen; Karlstads universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Business Innovation; Water business; WASH; Sanitation; Digitalization; Base of the pyramid; Business Administration; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Many organizations are attempting to improve the well-being of people living in poverty, whether it be philanthropic, through offering transformative services, or buying into the doing well by doing good ethos of corporate Base of the Pyramid (BoP) strategies. Some of these efforts are being directed towards extending access to safely managed water and sanitation services to everyone. READ MORE