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Dervishaj, Rea (author)
This thesis examines the impact of the formalisation process on recipient households in peri-urban areas of Albania, by employing a multi-dimensional framework, adapted from Frediani and Hansen (2015), which uses aspects of both the Capability Space and the Sustainable Livelihoods Framework. The main research question explores the impact of...
master thesis 2023
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Duker, Annelieke E.C. (author), Maseko, Sambulisiwe (author), Moyo, Mehluli A. (author), Karimba, Benson M. (author), Bolding, Alex (author), Prasad, Pooja (author), de Fraiture, Charlotte (author), van der Zaag, P. (author)
Farmer-led irrigation is valued for its resilience and ability to cope with shocks and benefit from opportunities. Yet, typologies of farmer-led irrigation are mostly static categorisations without analysing farmers’ decision-making over time, and without studying ‘failed’ cases. We therefore analysed temporal changes in farmers’ irrigation...
journal article 2023
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Ao, Yibin (author), Tan, Ling (author), Feng, Qiqi (author), Tan, Liyao (author), Li, Hongfu (author), Wang, Yan (author), Wang, T. (author), Chen, Yunfeng (author)
The global climate change has resulted in huge flood damages, which seriously hinders the sustainable development of rural economy and society and causes famers’ livelihood problems. In flood-prone areas, it is imperative to actively study short and long-term strategies and solve farmers’ livelihood problems accordingly. Following the...
journal article 2022
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Pownkumar, V. (author), Ananthan, P. S. (author), Ekka, A. (author), Qureshi, Neha W. (author), T, Velumani (author)
Habitat alterations and fragmentation caused by anthropogenic modifications of the riverine landscape have affected fish biodiversity by reducing the number of fish species. Fish are a major element of the aquatic environment, and they play an important role in maintaining ecosystem resilience. However, an incomplete understanding of links...
journal article 2022
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Luft, Sarah (author), Gomes, S.L. (author), Chakraborty, Shreya (author), Hermans, L.M. (author), Butsch, Carsten (author)
In the published article, there was an error in the author list, and authors “Sharlene L. Gomes, Shreya Chakraborty, and Leon M. Hermans” were erroneously excluded. The corrected author list appears below. “Sarah Luft Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Institute for Geography, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany Sharlene L. Gomes...
journal article 2022
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Kulsum, U. (author)
Long-term planning in urbanizing deltas has to deal with deep uncertainties in socio-economic development and climate change. Adaptive Delta Management (ADM) has been developed as an approach that acknowledges these and similar uncertainties. The Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 has, in principle, adopted the ADM approach, and it recognizes general...
doctoral thesis 2021
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van der Scheer, Fuuk (author)
During the battle against COVID-19, sudden-onset disasters keep happening. These two consecutive events are different in nature and sometimes ask for counter-productive policy interventions: where the epidemic can be contained by ensuring social distancing practices, reducing the number of contacts, and offering hygienic conditions, the response...
master thesis 2021
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Butsch, Carsten (author), Chakraborty, Shreya (author), Gomes, S.L. (author), Kumar, Shamita (author), Hermans, L.M. (author)
India’s urbanisation results in the physical and societal transformation of the areas sur-rounding cities. These periurban interfaces are spaces of flows, shaped by an exchange of matter, people and ideas between urban and rural spaces—and currently they are zones in transition. Periur-banisation processes result inter alia in changing water...
journal article 2021
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Kulsum, U. (author), Timmermans, Jos (author), Haasnoot, Marjolijn (author), Shah Alam Khan, M. (author), Thissen, W.A.H. (author)
To deal with large uncertainties about future climate and socio-economic developments, planners in deltas are adopting an integrative and adaptive planning approach referred to as Adaptive Delta Management (ADM). Bangladesh has used the ADM approach for the development of its adaptive plan; Bangladesh Delta Plan 2100 (BDP 2100). The success...
journal article 2021
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Duker, A.E.C. (author), Mawoyo, T.A. (author), Bolding, A. (author), de Fraiture, C. (author), van der Zaag, P. (author)
In recent years more recognition is given to the benefits and risks of private smallholder irrigation development across sub-Saharan Africa. It is acknowledged for its capacity to adapt to local circumstances and challenges. This study assesses the heterogeneous character of private smallholder irrigation in the challenging environment of...
journal article 2020
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Mulder, Esmée (author)
The livelihood of the Maasai pastoral communities in Longido District of Northern Tanzania are impacted by droughts regularly, with expectations of increasing variability in rainfall patterns the coming years due to climate change. The goal of this research is to explore if weather forecast and remote sensing data can be tailored to existing...
master thesis 2019
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van Marrewijk, Franka (author)
Many cities in Africa are confronted with the challenges of a rapidly expanding population, urban geography and the service provision it requires. Also Dar es Salaam, Tanzania’s main economic and cultural city, is with 6 million inhabitants and a project population of 10 million by 2030, classified as one of the fasted growing cities in Africa....
master thesis 2019
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Chagas Cavalcanti, A.R. (author)
This doctoral thesis mainly consists of a series of journal publications written by the author between 2015 and 2019. The doctoral thesis presents the results of ten years of research on informal settlements, with particular reference to Brazilian favelas. The research aimed to understand the social dynamics of the production of space in these...
doctoral thesis 2019
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Kulsum, U. (author), Timmermans, Jos (author), Khan, M. S.A. (author), Thissen, W.A.H. (author)
Delta communities worldwide are facing a multitude of challenges in their life and livelihood. In many developing countries, improving the quality of life and livelihood is a key challenge. While development is a central goal of delta planning in such countries, the effectiveness of planning is challenged by uncertain changes in climate and...
journal article 2019
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Korbee, D. (author), Weger, Jacob (author), Hermans, L.M. (author), Evers, Jaap (author), Wyatt, Andrew (author)
Sustainable livelihood development is an ongoing challenge worldwide, and has regained importance due to threats of water shortages and climate change. To cope with changing climatic, demographic and market conditions in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta (VMD) an agricultural transformation process has been suggested in the recent Mekong Delta Plan. This...
journal article 2019
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Ventura, Eva (author)
Erosion for Betterment is a graduation project within the Landscape Architecture master track at the TU Delft. The project examines an underdeveloped coastal area in Ghana that is sadly facing severe erosional threats due to previous unfortunate human activities. It offers an unexpected direction in handling issues as such by proposing an...
master thesis 2018
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Huisink, T.H.E. (author)
The current housing programs are too expensive and fixed or rigid to answer the changing needs of the rural-urban migrants. The design answers these questions in a way that it can function as a pars-pro-toto. The design provides the rural-urban migrants in Addis Ababa a basis which facilitates adaptability, flexibility and income generation with...
master thesis 2015
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Mabiza, C.C. (author)
The majority of people in Limpopo river basin depend on rainfed agriculture. Unfortunately the Limpopo is water scarce, and parts of the basin such as the Mzingwane catchment are under stress in terms of agro-ecological and socio-politico-economic conditions. Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) has been adopted in the river basin in an...
doctoral thesis 2013
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Reubens, R. (author), Brezet, H. (author), Christiaans, H. (author)
There is a growing demand globally for products which impact sustainability positively. Bamboo fulfills these criteria, since it is a highly renewable timber replacement material which does not cause deforestation. It simultaneously has the potential to create livelihood opportunities for both the urban and rural poor. The eco-friendly potential...
conference paper 2010
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Reubens, R.R.R. (author), Brezet, J.C. (author), Christiaans, H.H.C.M. (author)
There is a growing demand globally for products which impact sustainability positively. Bamboo fulfills these criteria, since it is a highly renewable timber replacement material which does not cause deforestation. It simultaneously has the potential to create livelihood opportunities for both the urban and rural poor. The eco-friendly potential...
conference paper 2010
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