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Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 624 uppsatser innehållade ordet Kenya.

  1. 1. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    Master-uppsats, Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Författare :Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Sammanfattning : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Remember Me by My Goat : Stories of Relatedness in More-than-Human Worlds of Maasai Women in Kenya

    Master-uppsats, Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Författare :Linda Eikestam; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Kenyan Maasai; women; multispecies relations; resource access;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the lives of Maasai women today in general, and in particular as seen through the lens of one woman, and her social network in Kajiado County, southern Kenya. By using a storytelling approach, I let the women’s own vivid stories, thoughts and priorities stay in focus. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Quantifying Traffic Congestion in Nairobi

    Kandidat-uppsats, KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Författare :Eric Bojs; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Topological Data Analysis; Traffic congestion; Quantification; Big Data; Smart Cities; Topologisk dataanalys; trafik; kvantifiering; big data; smarta städer;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis aims to give insight into a novel approach for quantifying car traffic in developing cities. This is necessary to improve efficiency in resource allocation for improvements in infrastructure. The project took form of a case study of neighborhoods in the city of Nairobi, Kenya. LÄS MER

  4. 4. AU-led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    Magister-uppsats, Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Författare :Philip Martinsson; Emil Thillberg; [2020]
    Nyckelord :AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Sammanfattning : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations’. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Kenyan Girls' Fight for Education and Empowerment - A Case Study Investigating NGOs Attempt to Tackle Cultural Obstacles in Education for Girls in Kenya

    Kandidat-uppsats, Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Författare :Ida Grube Lorentzen; [2020]
    Nyckelord :Non-governmental Organization; Gender equality; Girl s education; Kenya; Qualitative Case study;

    Sammanfattning : Girls’ opportunity to attend and stay in school is a worldwide issue especially for secondary education predominantly experienced in Sub-Saharan Africa where poverty is particularly high. This issue is caused by gender inequality as most children who is not able to attend to school are female. LÄS MER