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van Diemen, Bram (author)
This graduation project takes place in Kampala, Uganda, in collaboration with Design without Borders Africa (Dwb).<br/><br/>The aim of the project is threefold:<br/>Create social impact in the domain of value exchange in the public space of Kampala,<br/>Apply the Vision in Product design (ViP) method for the first time in the designer’s career...
master thesis 2024
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Kiewiet de Jonge, Josephine (author)
This graduation project consists of the journey of developing a context-specific training system for nurses to administer a paracervical block (PCB) using the medical Chloe Syringe Extension Device (SED). This six-month during project is being carried out on behalf of TU Delft and Chloe Company. The aim of the project is to enable nurses in sub...
master thesis 2024
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Konte, Maty (author), Ndubuisi, G.O. (author)
We explore the heterogeneous effect of migrant remittances on citizens' support for taxation using a sample comprising 45,000 individuals from the Afrobarometer survey round 7 [2016–2018] across 34 African countries. To correct for unobserved heterogeneity, we endogenously identify latent classes/subtypes of individuals that share similar...
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Mazzi, Caio Torres (author), Ndubuisi, G.O. (author), Avenyo, Elvis (author)
Using the South African Revenue Service and National Treasury firm-level panel data for 2009–2017, this paper investigates how trade related to the global value chain (GVC) affects the performance of manufacturing firms in South Africa. The paper uses extant classifications of internationally traded products to identify different categories...
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Pearson, M. (author), Casson, M. (author), Millar, I. (author), Charton, R.J.G. (author), Redfern, J. (author)
Climate change directly impacts the source, mode and volume of sediment generation which can be observed in the rock record. To accurately model source to sink systems, in addition to hinterland geology, tectonics and transport distance, a thorough comprehension of the climate is essential. In this study we evaluate the role of climate on...
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Agoungbome, David (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author)
Climate variability poses great challenges to food security in West Africa, a region heavily dependent on rainfall for farming. Identifying sowing strategies that minimize yield losses for farmers in the region is crucial to securing their livelihood. In this paper, we investigate three sowing strategies to assess their ability to identify safe...
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Wilcox, A.Y. (author), Mota, Nelson (author), Haffner, M.E.A. (author), Elsinga, M.G. (author)
The South African Reconstruction and Development Programme (RDP) was initiated to provide subsidised housing for low‐income families. However, the programme faced challenges in establishing adequate technical guidelines and standards, resulting in subpar housing quality. This article discusses the multifaceted nature of subsidised housing design...
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Slinger, J (author)
Water renewal and flushing in small, intermittently open or closed estuaries is receiving increasing attention particularly in light of the climate change induced alterations in run-off, wave and sediment transport conditions along coasts. The challenges of predicting the stratification-circulation state and the balance between tidal or...
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Annor, F.O. (author)
The importance of small reservoirs for the livelihoods of people in the Upper East Region of Ghana cannot be over-emphasized. They are used for many purposes which include fishing, livestock watering, construction, irrigation, recreation, drinking water, and other domestic uses. The reservoirs were built most often close to communities to...
doctoral thesis 2023
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Huijboom, Hilde (author)
The River Nile has been a lifeline for northeastern Africa for thousands of years, supporting the growth of civilization, agriculture, and trade. The history of the Nile can be traced back to ancient times. The fertile banks of the Nile have supported the civilization of the ancient Egyptians. Since Egypt received almost no rain, the ancient...
master thesis 2023
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van Welsenes, Erik (author)
In order to evaluate measures to increase water availability in and around reservoirs it is necessary to have reliable reservoir water storage models. For that reason, it is necessary to assess the validity of these models. The aim of this research is to do this assessment of two models in data scarce semi- arid regions. The Nakamb ́e catchment...
master thesis 2023
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Noorman, Julie (author)
In Kigali, Rwanda, urbanization and increased affluence will increase the amount of waste. Currently, there is no sustainable disposal of the waste, as unsorted waste is deposited in an unsanitary landfill, which is beginning to fill up. The Rwandan government aims to create a circular economy and tries to address waste management, but few...
master thesis 2023
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Muciaccia, Stefano (author)
This research is designed to provide a structured and comprehensive examination of the complex relationship between climate readiness, climate aid, and carbon efficiency in African countries. At its heart, the primary goal is to construct a climate readiness framework initially designed to assess developing nations and subsequently refine it to...
master thesis 2023
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Feberwee, Kai (author)
Throughout sub-Saharan Africa, agricultural activities in urban and peri-urban areas are threatened by urban sprawl. These activities are important not just for the livelihoods of those who take part in it, but also for the food security of the city. Historically, in Kumasi 40% of the crops in the city are sourced from urban and peri-urban...
master thesis 2023
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Froman, Jessie (author)
This project focuses on the layered history and current situation of District Six in Cape Town, South Africa, which saw forced removals and demolition of non-white residents' homes under the apartheid regime. With only 108 families being allowed to return over the last 55 years later, this project looks at the impact of restitution housing and...
master thesis 2023
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Calzati, S. (author)
This article focuses on the launch by the Chinese company Huawei of ICT academies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), and Kenya especially. Existing literature shows contrasting findings concerning the impact of such formation and recruitment centres. Through high-level thematic and sentiment analyses, this article examines various Huawei accounts on...
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Clarke, Nicholas (author)
During the most of the twentieth century, design and construction (architecture) in South Africa closely followed western trends. A recent publication Common Ground: Dutch-South African Architectural Exchanges 1902-1961 highlights conclusions on research into the legacy of émigré Dutch built environment professional in the built environment of...
contribution to periodical 2023
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Estebanez Camarena, M. (author), Taormina, R. (author), van de Giesen, N.C. (author), ten Veldhuis, Marie-claire (author)
Food and economic security in West Africa rely heavily on rainfed agriculture and are threatened by climate change and demographic growth. Accurate rainfall information is therefore crucial to tackling these challenges. Particularly, information about the occurrence and length of droughts as well as the onset date of the rainy season is...
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Samenjo, K.T. (author), Oosting, R.M. (author), Bakker, C.A. (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
Healthcare facilities in low-resource settings in Sub-Saharan Africa are plagued<br/>with issues of non-functional and obsolete medical devices, which ultimately<br/>end up prematurely disposed of as waste. With increasing healthcare demands,<br/>stopping medical device disposal is imperative. One way to achieve this is<br/>to leverage circular...
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van Herpen, Maarten M.J.W. (author), Saadah, Nicholas H. (author), Otieno, Pieter (author), Kiara, Lemmy (author), Diehl, J.C. (author)
Disease surveillance is essential to enable adequate detection and response to disease outbreaks. Syndromic surveillance is used to augment traditional approaches, especially in community-based surveillance. Here we demonstrate that Community Healthcare Workers (CHWs) supported by a mobile phone application can provide community-based syndromic...
journal article 2023
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