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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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Lawino, Marilyn (author)
Decision-making about sustainable energy development often constitutes not only choices about which technology to adopt but also the dependencies of these technological choices on the social, economic and political helms within the context they are applied. For Uganda, juggling some of the country’s innate challenges like poverty and lack of...
master thesis 2023
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Besseling, Roos (author), van Marrewijk, Josine (author), Slokker, Marloes (author), van der Zwet, Ilse (author)
In many places in Uganda, people do not have a connection to the drinking water supply system and there is a lack of treated water supply, meaning that people only have access to water a certain part of the day. As a result many people rely on springs, handpumps, rivers or lakes, of which the quality cannot be monitored or controlled. <br/><br/...
student report 2023
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Oates, L.E. (author), Kasaija, Peter (author), Sseviiri, Hakimu (author), Sudmant, Andrew (author), Ersoy, A. (author), van Bueren, Ellen (author)
The delivery of urban basic infrastructure services is often guided by the modern infrastructure ideal, which aims for technical innovation, economic efficiency and uniformity through long-term, centralized management approaches. In rapidly growing urban centres of the global South, however, heterogeneous infrastructure configurations have...
journal article 2023
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Barrientos Paras, Mariana (author)
Girls and women in Uganda lack Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) information, and proper tools and facilities to manage their periods. There are different methods that girls in rural areas use to manage their menstruation such as cloths or pads. This project focuses on menstrual pads as they are hygienic, absorbent, and comfortable. Therefore,...
master thesis 2022
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Azhim Firdaus, Azhim (author)
Background:<br/>Climate change is affecting Uganda through the worsening floods that happen on a yearly basis. These disasters are claiming the lives and livelihoods of local communities, which lead to more challenges such as economic consequences and forced migration. Immediately after hazards like floods strike, local communities are always...
master thesis 2022
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Geleijnse, Jan (author)
The United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) \#6 reads that by 2030 universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water is achieved for all In order to achieve this goal, proper and complete monitoring, capturing all the facets of safe water access, is essential. In this thesis it is argued that the current...
master thesis 2022
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Nyenje, Philip M. (author), Ocoromac, Denis (author), Tumwesige, Stephen (author), Ascott, Matt J. (author), Sorensen, James P.R. (author), Tindimugaya, Callist (author), Kulabako, Robinah N. (author), Lapworth, Dan J. (author), Foppen, J.W.A. (author)
Weathered basement aquifers are vital sources of drinking water in Africa. In order to better understand their role in the urban water balance, in a weathered basement aquifer in Kampala, Uganda, this study installed a transect of monitoring piezometers, carried out spring flow and high-frequency groundwater level monitoring, slug tests and...
journal article 2022
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Casella, D.C. (author)
In this empirically-driven, practice oriented research, the rural water sector in sub-Saharan Africa is examined from a systems perspective. In the face of rapidly changing and uncertain futures, the need for policy makers and practitioners to identify and respond to the multiple, seemingly intractable problems that give rise to stagnating water...
doctoral thesis 2021
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Daniel, D. (author), Gaicugi, Josphine (author), King, Richard (author), Marks, Sara J. (author), Ferrero, Giuliana (author)
Risk assessment for drinking water systems combines sanitary inspections (SI) and water quality testing and is critical for effectively managing the safety of these systems. SI forms consist of question sets relating to the presence of potential sources and pathways of contamination specific to different types of water points, piped...
journal article 2020
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van Sprang, Stephanie (author)
Cooking is ubiquitous in all cultures as it is a fundamental necessity of existence. We are all sustained by food that has been transformed by heat. Cooking food helps in the digestion of nutrients while killing harmful bacteria and viruses. This basic principle of cooking food is the same over the world. However the difference lies within the...
master thesis 2017
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Stierman, E.M.J. (author)
Additional thesis - Precipitation and especially rainfall are very important for the world’s population. It has its positive and negative side like providing water and contrary causing floods. Therefore it is of utmost importance to make clear and accurate weather predictions. The revolution of GPS in the last few decades gave a new opportunity...
student report 2017
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Knipschild, F.S. (author)
master thesis 2016
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Iwamoto, R. (author)
In low-resource settings, like Uganda in Africa, fever is commonly measured by means of tactile contact with skin. However, for patients, caregivers and healthcare workers, self-assessment of fever is significantly inaccurate. Inadequate healthcare leads patients to be over-diagnosed with malaria and therefore over-treated with antimalarial...
master thesis 2016
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Howell, R. (author)
As sub-Saharan Africa seeks to address their growing energy demands given financial constraints, limited capital, and poor existing infrastructure; Uganda presents a particularly challenging case among African countries. With a rapidly growing population and economy and rural electricity penetration of only about 5%, the Ugandan government is...
master thesis 2014
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