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Fuelling development? A critical look at government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy in Rajasthan, India
(The University of Bergen, 2010-01-31)
This study examines government-centred jatropha cultivation for biodiesel as promoted by the biofuel policy of the desert state of Rajasthan, India. The drive to find alternative domestic sources of energy is intense in a ...
Portfolio Contracts In Supply Chain Risk Management: Analysis of Procurement Strategy with System Dynamics Models
(The University of Bergen, 2008-06-04)
This paper presents a simulation study on procurement contract management. The purpose of the study is to develop a general framework for supply contracts, which aims to drive costs down and reduce risks of inventory and ...
Verkilsdalsskredet, et fjellskred i Rondane nasjonalpark. En naturgeografisk studie med fokus på utløsningsmekanismer og geomorfologisk kartlegging.
(The University of Bergen, 2013-05-15)
The main objectives of this thesis are to clarify causes and triggers and the geomorphology of a ca. 12 kyr landslide in Verkilsdalen, Rondane National Park, Norway. A high resolution (33*33 cm) Digital Elevation Model ...
Subsidy Policy Design for Increasing Solar Photovoltaic Installed Capacity in China -A System Dynamics Based Study
(The University of Bergen, 2009-09-08)
China's photovoltaic (PV) based electricity generating capacity is obviously lagging behind the world level, although its manufacturing capacity of PV cells and modules has remained ahead worldwide since 2006. The Chinese ...
The Impact of tourism on socio-economic development in Busua in the Western region of Ghana
(The University of Bergen, 2009-05-15)
This thesis investigates the socio-economic impacts that tourism industry has on the rural communities in Ghana in general and specifically in Busua in the Western Region of Ghana.
A System dynamics approach to data center capacity planning - A case study
(The University of Bergen, 2012-06-26)
This thesis is an empirical study where the System Dynamics methodology is applied to help the Chief Technical Officer of a Norwegian IT company, operating in the cloud computing industry, in planning for future data ...
"Senk skuten!" Byutvikling i lys av makt, rasjonalitet og demokrati
(The University of Bergen, 2003)
Farmer’s Adaptation to Global Warming in Punjab
(The University of Bergen, 2011-05-16)
The global warming discourse has mainly focused on how to prevent global warming by trying to pin-point which countries should take most of the responsibility to stop or reduce the possible effects of global warming. We ...
MuSIASEM testing from a SD perspective: Implications for a sustainability assessment
(The University of Bergen, 2014-06-30)
The current work is a theory-oriented research that tries to address a theoretical discussion on sustainability analysis of complex systems by using SD methodology and MuSIASEM in an evaluative exercise. MuSIASEM as one ...
Cultivation and Use of Ricebean. A Case Study of Dang District, Nepal
(The University of Bergen, 2008)
Objectives: This research basically intends to know the cultivation and use of the ricebean in the subsistence farming community of Dang district. The overall purpose of the study is to explore the role of ricebean in ...