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...

Housing and Energy: Review of cases in China

Author(s): Cheshmehzangi, A., Galvez, L., Hashemi, A. & Cruickshank, H. Publication date: 1st June 2015 Publication type: Conference Proceedings Journal: Energy and International Development Scheme - China's Urban Housing Abstract: The rapid urbanization of China has generated a large demand of...

Green growth diagnostics for Africa: literature review and scoping study

Author(s) : Pueyo, A; Spratt, S; Schmitz, H; Willenbockel, D; Dent, C; Wade, N; Crossland, A Publication date : 20 May 2015 Publication type : Working paper Summary : This paper reviews the literature for a project which seeks to develop a new Green Growth Diagnostics methodology and apply it to...

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...

Empowered Entrepreneur Training Handbook

Author(s) : Smith, Genevieve; Shankar, Anita Publication date : 5 March 2015 Abstract : The Empowered Entrepreneur Training Handbook provides six days of business skills, empowerment, and leadership training curricula and tools that can be implemented to better support the women sales agents and...

Development of Rural Housing in China: Transitions in Housing Development Patterns

Author(s): Cheshmezhangi, A. & Galvez, L. H. Publication date: 1st March 2015 Publication type: Conference Proceedings Journal: Department of Architecture and Built Environment Abstract: In the last few decades of China’s rapid development, housing sector has experienced substantial change and...

Urbanisation Patterns for Poor Urban Communities: China and Venezuela, in Sino-Latino Symposium, Ningbo, China

Author(s): Galvez, L. H. & Cheshmehzangi, A. Publication date: 1st March 2015 Publication type: Conference Proceedings Journal: Urbanisation Patterns for Poor Communities: Comparison Study of China and Venezuela Abstract: The rapid urbanisation in many developing countries has profound impacts...

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