Essays about: "Uganda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 308 essays containing the word Uganda.

  1. 1. Are people living with HIV discriminated by the microfinance market? Evidence from Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi med statistik

    Author : Matilda Byström; Karl Follin; [2017-10-10]
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    Abstract : Microfinance has considered to be the key to end world poverty by serving the poor and vulnerable. In Uganda, the microfinance market has been on a steady rise since 1980; a time when HIV prevalence peaked. READ MORE

  2. 2. Greens and beans in the city - Urban agriculture and food security in Jinja, Uganda

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Oskar Bäcklin; Lina Malmberg; [2017-10-03]
    Keywords : urban agriculture; food security; urban planning; urban space; Global South; Uganda; urban development; development geography;

    Abstract : This thesis concerns the problems with creating urban food security in a constantly urbanizingworld with focus on the role that urban agriculture may have in addressing this problem Thepurpose of this study is to investigate if urban agriculture is an important activity for creatingfood security in the city, using Jinja as an example. It also seeks to explore potentialopportunities and obstacles for agricultural activities within the city of Jinja. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowered at Dusk - A Qualitative Study About Sex Work Activism in Kampala

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Hanna Jörnéus; Paula Pönkänen; [2017-01-24]
    Keywords : Sex work; Activism; Peer support; Empowerment; Uganda; Safer Sex Work;

    Abstract : Sex workers around the world have always suffered from discrimination and stigmatization. This puts them in a vulnerable situation because of little social support. In the Ugandan context, sex workers suffer from stigma due to both legal and cultural practices. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Examining Agenda Setting Effects of Twitter Users during the 2016 Uganda Presidential Election

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Medier och kommunikation

    Author : Lillian Nalwoga; [2017]
    Keywords : Twitter; Agenda setting; Elections; Uganda; First level agenda setting; social media; Reversed Agenda setting; Elections;

    Abstract : The main aim of this thesis is to examine the agenda setting effects of Twitter users by exploring the use of hashtag #UgandaDecides and the retweet (RT) activity during the 2016 presidential election. I do this by applying the first level agenda setting theory which holds that the news media sets the public agenda. READ MORE