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Bolay, Jean-Claude

Technologies and Innovations for Development

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Table of contents

1. Appropriate Technologies for Sustainable Development
Jean-Claude Bolay

2. Sustainability, Development, Social Justice: Towards a New Politics of Innovation
Melissa Leach

3. Renewable Energy for Development and Climate Change Mitigation
Osman Benchikh

4. Santiago de Chile and the Transantiago: Social Impact
Regina Witter, Diego Hernández

5. Informality of Housing Production: Rental Markets in Favelas and the Challenges for Land Regularization in Brazil
Fernanda Maria Lonardoni

6. Multiple Innovations and Urban Development in Burkina Faso
Françoise Lieberherr-Gardiol

7. Towards Sustainable Post-disaster Housing and Building Technologies: Issues and Challenges with Special Reference to India
Jennifer E. Duyne Barenstein

8. Ecomaterials in Low-Cost Housing. Connecting Cutting-Edge Science with the Grassroots
Fernando Martirena, Karen Scrivener

9. Environmental Impacts of Building Technologies: A Comparative Study in Kutch District, Gujarat State, India
Daniel Pittet, K. S. Jagadish, Tejas Kotak, Kiran Vaghela, Pratik Zaveri, Humaira Sareshwala, Jayesh Gohel

10. The Contribution of Science and Technology to Meeting the Challenge of Risk and Disaster Reduction in Developing Countries: From Concrete Examples to the Proposal of a Conceptual Model of “Resiliencery Vulnerability”
Damienne Provitolo

11. Peri-Urbanisation and the Vulnerability of Populations to the Effects of Climate Change in Southern Vietnam: Innovating Solutions in Research
Abigaïl-Laure Kern, Jean-Claude Bolay, Loan Ngo Thanh

12. Perceptions of Rain-Fed Lowland Rice Farmers on Climate Change, Their Vulnerability, and Adaptation Strategies in the Volta Region of Ghana
Fritz Oben Tabi, S. G. K. Adiku, Kwadwo Ofori, Nhamo Nhamo, Michel Omoko, E. Atika, A. Mayebi

13. Optimizing Pastoral Mobility Based on Mobile Geographic Information Systems (MGIS)
Ibrahima Niang, Cyrille Demanou, Samba Ndiaye, Papa Dame Ba

14. Data Gathering and Information Dissemination for Semiarid Regions
T. V. Prabhakar, H. S. Jamadagni, Hendrik Knoche, P. R. Sheshagiri Rao

15. Application of Soil Moisture Model to Marula (Sclerocarya birrea): Millet (Pennisetum glaucum) Agroforestry System in Burkina Faso
Natalie Ceperley, Alexandre Repetti, Marc Parlange

16. Geo-Information System for Land Degradation Evaluation in Nigeria
Ayobami T. Salami, Kayode A. Adepoju

17. Characterisation and Monitoring of Deforestation in the Protected Areas of North Cameroon: Analysis Using Satellite Remote Sensing in the Kalfou Forest Reserve
Gervais Wafo Tabopda

18. Enhancing Decision-Making Processes of Small Farmers in Tropical Crops by Means of Machine Learning Models
Héctor Satizábal, Miguel Barreto-Sanz, Daniel Jiménez, Andrés Pérez-Uribe, James Cock

19. Impact of the Introduction of Biofuel in the Transportation Sector in Indonesia
Joni Jupesta

20. Selling Hours of Solar Lighting in the Evening
Leon Gaillard, Andreas Schroeter

21. Technological Developments Appropriate to Local Context: Lessons Learned from the Decentralized Rural Electrification Project in Ouneine (Morocco)
Benjamin Michelon, Ali Nejmi

Keywords: Economics/Management Science, Economics/Management Science, general, Sustainable Development, Political Science, general, Climate Change, Energy Technology, Urbanism

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
2012
Page amount
30 pages
Category
Economy
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9782817802688

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