Search for dissertations about: "sanitation"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 48 swedish dissertations containing the word sanitation.

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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH Royal Institute of Technology

    Author : Nelson Ekane; KTH.; [2018]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; 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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Economic History, Umeå University

    Author : Anna Bohman; Umeå universitet.; [2010]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; ekonomisk historia; Economic History; Ghana; urban water supply; sanitation; institutional change; policy development; frames; private sector participation; 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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Department of Economic History, Umeå University

    Author : Jennifer R Mc Conville; [2010]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; 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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Ekonomisk historia

    Author : Anna Bohman; Umeå universitet.; [2006]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects Economic history; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Ekonomisk historia; Water Supply; Sanitation; Official Development Assistance; Institutional change; Problem Frames; Ghana; Private Sector Participation;

    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. Assessing sustainable approaches to sanitation planning and implementation in West Africa

    University dissertation from Stockholm : KTH

    Author : Jennifer R. McConville; KTH.; [2008]
    Keywords : TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TECHNOLOGY Civil engineering and architecture; TEKNIKVETENSKAP Samhällsbyggnadsteknik och arkitektur; Decision-Making; Implementation; Planning; Sanitation; Sustainable;

    Abstract : The challenge of achieving global sanitation targets is that it requires application of both technology that is appropriate and a supporting organizational structure. The interactions between the two begin during the planning/decision-making process and continue throughout the system lifetime. READ MORE