Resources: Journal articles

Quality and Energy Evaluation in Meat Cooking

Author(s): Pathare PB, Roskilly AP Publication date: 5 April 2016 Publication type: Journal Article Journal: African Journal of Microbiology Research Abstract: Consumer acceptance of meat is strongly influenced by the eating quality. Cooking method has great impact on eating quality of meat, and...

Communities of Energy

Author(s) : Campbell, Ben; Cloke, Jon; Brown, Ed Publication date : 27th January 2016 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Economic Anthropology Abstract : The call for social science to engage with energy infrastructures and users to enable low-carbon transitions that benefit the poor in...

Thin Layer Drying Characteristics of Stinging Nettle (Urticadioica L.) in a Solar Tunnel Dryer

Author(s): Kamwere MM, Kanali CL, Mutwiwa UN, Kituu GM Publication date: 12 December 2015 Publication type: Journal Article Journal: International Journal of Engineering Research and Technology Abstract: High moisture content vegetables form the bulk of most of the postharvest losses, estimated to...

Beyond technology and finance: pay-as-you-go sustainable energy access and theories of social change

Author(s) : Rolffs, Paula; Ockwell, David; Byrne, Rob Publication date : 9 December 2015 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Environment and Planning A Abstract : Two-thirds of people in sub-Saharan Africa lack access to electricity, a precursor of poverty reduction and development. The...

Environmental Impacts and Embodied Energy of Construction Methods and Materials in Low-Income Tropical Housing

Author(s): Hashemi, A., Cruickshank, H. & Cheshmehzangi, A. Publication date: 15th June 2015 Publication type: Journal Article Journal: Centre for Sustainable Development Abstract: This paper evaluates the current conditions of Ugandan low-income tropical housing with a focus on construction...

Effects of Practices of Maize Farmers and Traders in Ghana on Contamination of Maize by Aflatoxins: Case Study of Ejura-Sekyeredumase Municipality

Author(s): Akowuah JO, Mensah LD, Chan C, Roskilly A Publication date: 8 June 2015 Publication type: Journal Article Journal: African Journal of Microbiology Research Abstract: Contamination of maize by aflatoxins is of major concern to governments and the international community because high...

The potentials of carbon markets for infrastructure investment in sub-Saharan urban Africa

Author(s) : Silver, Jonathan Publication date : April 2015 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability Highlights : Examines the role of carbon financing across towns and cities in Africa. Provides a series of criticisms about current arrangements...

Green growth or ecological commodification: debating the green economy in the Global South

Author(s) : Brown, Ed; Cloke, Jonathan; Gent, Danielle; Johnson, Paul H.; Hill, Chloe. Publication date : September 2014 Publication type : Journal article Journal : Geografiska Annaler Series B-Human Geography Abstract : This article examines recent institutional thinking on the green economy and...

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