Essays about: "Poverty"

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  1. 1. Impacts of Fairtrade on Small-Scale Cotton Producers - A field study in rural India.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Felicia Holm; Sara Lindgren; [2017-09-20]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : ABSTRACT The number of Fairtrade labeled products in the stores continues to increase and more and more consumers choose Fairtrade as an alternative to conventional products. Fairtrade seeks to improve the livelihoods of small-scale producers and reduce poverty by implementing several standards for economic, social and environmental development. READ MORE

  2. 2. Could Information and Communication Technologies decrease gender inequality? - Cross-country evidence

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Monika Andersson; Magnus Friberg; [2017-07-03]
    Keywords : ICT; Gender inequality; Equality;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is rapidly changing the society and affecting several of the issues that the world is facing. One of them is the issue of gender inequality, which is especially predominant in the developing world. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Impact of Segregation on Failing Labor Market Integration in Sweden – Causal or Not?

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Adam Josefsson; [2017-02-07]
    Keywords : segregation; labor market integration; education; housing market; ethnic networks;

    Abstract : Labor market integration of immigrants is an important issue in the political debate in manycountries. Segregation is one factor often assumed to impact labor market integrationnegatively – through processes related to socialization, networks or stigmatization. READ MORE

  4. 4. Corporate Social Entrepreneurship: Shaping Identities in Private-led Solar Technology Dissemination

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Lukasz Szychlinski; [2017-01-26]
    Keywords : Tanzania; sustainable technology; private-led development; participatory development;

    Abstract : UN's 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development sets the agenda for global development in the nearfuture and aims to end poverty through the involvement of the private sector in global developmentissues and the promotion of entrepreneurial practices and environmentally sound technologies.Tanzania is a country where the government encourages private-led distribution of public servicesto battle problems related to poverty. READ MORE

  5. 5. A critical analysis of the alternative energy-poverty discourse with a case of Kasese district in Uganda: New sites, actors, identities, language, and visions of power

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Adventino Banjwa; [2017]
    Keywords : Alternative energy technologies; Poverty Alleviation; Sustainable Development; Post-development theory; Critical Discourse Analysis; Uganda; Kasese district; Champion District Initiative.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : One of the central themes in recent sustainable Development debates is the idea that alternative energy technological solutions can also alleviate poverty in parts of the global South. This idea is earmarked in this study as the alternative energy-poverty discourse. READ MORE