Javier Mazorra

Javier Mazorra
Universidad Politécnica de Madrid | UPM · Centro de Innovación en Tecnología para el Desarrollo Humano (itdUPM)

PhD in Chemical Engineering

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Global policies such as the recent ‘Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework’ call for a profound transformation in refugee response. To this end, collaboration with non-traditional humanitarian actors, particularly the private sector has been advocated. The application of new multi-stakeholder partnerships that transcend traditional dyadic relatio...
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In 2019, there were 759 million people globally without access to electricity and 2.6 billion people lacked access to clean cooking. Cooking with electricity could contribute to achieving universal access to energy by 2030. This paper uses geospatially-based techniques—a computer model named REM, for Reference Electrification Model—to show the impa...
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International Development (ID), which is often questioned for its lack of effectiveness, is a specific sector in the application of Project Management (PM) in relation to the use of projects that are undertaken to generate changes. In this case, ID seeks to have an impact on living standards of the most vulnerable groups of the population. This stu...
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The potential for achieving transformation through partnerships is central to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. However, information on experiences that explore the processes that might generate systemic change is generally lacking. This article uses the collaborative value creation (CVC) framework to analyze the transformational prospec...
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How can universities be more effective in addressing complex real-world problems? How can they promote sustainable transformations in cities? Literature shows that not only disciplinary expertise is needed, but also the ability to deal with systemic problems involving a diversity of stakeholders, with varying levels of power to design and implement...
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Three billion people (>40% of the world's population) lack access to clean cooking solutions, including 2.5 billion people that still rely on the traditional use of biomass for cooking. In urban contexts, the rate of access to clean cooking solutions is normally higher than in rural contexts due to greater availability of these solutions. The relev...
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O uso de fogão a lenha é comum no Semiárido brasileiro, porém a maioria das famílias usa fogões tradicionais, que trazem um conjunto de impactos sociais, ambientais e relacionados à saúde. Fogões melhorados é o nome dado aos fogões mais limpos e eficientes que os fogões tradicionais de lenha. Eles incluem adaptações que melhoram a eficiência energ...
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Wood cookstoves are common in the Brazilian semiarid region. Most families use traditional versions,which have a series of social, environmental and health-related impacts. “Improved cookstoves” referto cleaner and more efficient cookstoves. These include adaptations that improve energy efficiency and reduce indoor air pollution, bringing benefits...
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NAUTIA Report. Need Assessment Under Technological Interdisciplinary Approach. UPM Platform on Refugees
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En la Biorregión de Madrid al menos el 15% del suelo agrario están en Red Natura 2000. Las producciones agrarias que se ubican en estas zonas aportan servicios ecosistémicos vitales, además de contribuir a la reactivación de la economía local. Sin embargo, estos valores son desconocidos tanto para la población en general como para el sector product...
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International Development, often questioned for its lack of efficiency, is a specific sector in the application of Project Management in relation to the use of projects aimed to generate changes. In this case, to have an impact on the living standards in between the most vulnerable groups of population. This study reveals, through an extensive revi...
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En ciudades en las que prima el sector servicios, donde las rentas suelen ser medio-altas, las acciones asociadas al consumo tienen un mayor impacto sobre el cambio climático que aquéllas asociadas a la producción de bienes tangibles. Esto confiere a las decisiones individuales un gran poder transformador. En los últimos años se ha multiplicado la...
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The Innovation and Technology for Development Centre at the Technical University of Madrid (itdUPM) in Spain is a collaborative network of lecturers, research students and non-academic professionals with a common interest in promoting action research for sustainable development. This paper is based on an in-depth analysis of itdUPM’s co-evolutionar...
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Black carbon is the second largest contributor to climate change and also poses risks to human health. Despite the need for black carbon (BC) emissions estimates from residential biomass burning for cooking, quantitative data are still scarce. This scarcity is mainly due to the scattered location of the stoves, as well as relatively costly and comp...
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En los últimos años las iniciativas de agricultura y naturación urbanas se han constituido en pieza clave tanto en proyectos desarrollados por la ciudadanía como en las políticas públicas diseñadas por diversas administraciones. En el caso de los huertos urbanos o escolares, la producción agrícola es normalmente escasa, por lo que la función princi...
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The Innovation and Technology for Development Centre at the Technical University of Madrid (itdUPM) in Spain is a collaborative network of lecturers, research students and non-academic professionals with a common interest in promoting action research for sustainable development. This paper is based on an in-depth analysis of itdUPM’s co-evolutionar...
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Estudo financiado pelo Projeto de Cooperação Técnica BRA/IICA/14/001, no âmbito das Áreas susceptíveis à Desertificação e coordenado pelo IABS como agência implementadora.
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•O documento “Opções de intervenção no Setor dos Fogões Melhorados no Semiárido Brasileiro” tem como base o “Estado do Setor de Fogões Melhorados no Semiárido Brasileiro”. •Os dois documentos foram realizados de forma conjunta pelo Instituto Brasileiro de Desenvolvimento e Sustentabilidade (IABS), pelo Centro de Innovación en Tecnología para el Des...
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This paper presents an innovative experience applying PBL methodology simultaneously to eight different subjects in a Master's Degree on Technology for Human Development of the Technical University of Madrid run by the Innovation and Technology for Development Centre (itdUPM). Students are encouraged to work on a real project considering multidisci...
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In recent years, the concept of sustainable development (SD) has become increasingly recognized and important. Within organizations, SD is often portrayed as a balancing act and requires a combination of three elements to be considered: economy, environment, and society. Traditionally, organizational management research has been focused on economic...
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En la actualidad el Sistema Internacional de Cooperación se enfrenta a numerosos retos como por ejemplo las nuevas tendencias surgidas de la Declaración de París sobre la Eficacia en la Ayuda al Desarrollo, la consecución de los Objetivos del Milenio, los recortes en Ayuda Oficial al Desarrollo en estos momentos de crisis o la necesidad de mejorar...

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A research on household air pollution and climate impacts of biomass cookstoves in Senegal