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Impact of peak oil and food based biofuel production on long-term food security. A dynamic policy model
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-10)
It would, for the sake of food security, be rational to start an agricultural transition to a system less dependant on fossil fuels in good time before a possible energy crisis. It therefore seems a paradox that policy ...
Competition between biofuel and food? The case of a jatropha biodiesel project and its effects on food security in the affected communities in Northern Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2010-05-18)
Biofuels have become an issue of much concern to policy makers, national governments and the international agencies amid discussions on climate change. Debates and discussions about the implications of biofuels are underpinned ...
The Territorialization of a small community - The case of Huaytire, Peru
(The University of Bergen, 2014-05-15)
This study explores the diverse strategies used in order to territorialize the small community of Huaytire. By focusing on this territorialization process, it is analyzed the characteristics and functions behind the ...
Migration and rural livelihoods in a Himalayan Village. The impact of migration on individual households and community development in Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
In developing countries it has increasingly been recognised how rural households draw upon a range of assets and activities to form viable livelihoods. In Nepal as well as in other parts of the world involvement in migration ...
Capturing the Dynamics of Panic Disorder. A System Dynamics Translation of the Contemporary Biological and Psychological Conceptualization of Panic Disorder
(The University of Bergen, 2008-11-23)
The present study undertakes a full system dynamics (SD) translation of the contemporary biological and psychological conceptualizations of panic disorder (PD). It makes explicit the dynamic processes implicit in the ...
An endogenous relationship between wages, job opportunity, and skilled labor shortage in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2010-11-05)
Norway's economy has gone through unprecedented growth in the past decade. The strong growth in GDP, employment, labor productivity, real wage, and labor immigration combines with increasing outflows from the labor force, ...
Kaste og deprivasjon. Dalitar sine levekår i Sør-India
(The University of Bergen, 2003)
Målsetting og problemstillingar. Det er eit mål for oppgåva å setja fokus på problemfelt som ofte blir oversett i utviklingsordskiftet når ein leitar etter forklaringar på dalitane sine levekår og livssituasjon. Eg ynskjer ...
Poverty mitigation and Wealth creation through artisanal fisheries in Dzemeni area at Volta Lake, Ghana.
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
The study focused on the role of fisheries in wealth creation and poverty mitigation in the Dzemeni area, at the Volta Lake of Ghana. Three wealth groups were identified based on their value of asset possession, income ...
A Dynamic Analysis of Tourism Determinants in Sicily
(The University of Bergen, 2009-08-19)
Master Programme in System Dynamics
Modeling the Integration of Global Talent and the current University-Industry collaboration in Norway
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-30)
Despite the yearly increment on the population of international students , just about 46.8% of them take their first professional job in Norway after graduation. The above data neglects ERASMUS and exchange students. ...