Essays about: "importance of rural management"

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  1. 1. Go With the (Milk) Flow. Infant feeding practices and premature introduction of solids in rural Eastern Cape South Africa

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sofia Rubertsson; [2018]
    Keywords : Breastfeeding; Community support; Infant feeding; Nestum®; Agency; South Africa; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This study uses an intersectional approach to examine and understand how different social and cultural norms impact women’s agency when choosing infant feeding practice. The study wishes to broaden the debate on how women can succeed with breastfeeding or the infant feeding practice of her choice and decrease harmful premature introduction of solids such as Nestum®. READ MORE

  2. 2. Small-scale farmers’ intentions to carry out conservation-oriented agriculture through participation in the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environment Scheme : the role of attitudes and values in farming behaviour

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Andrew Gallagher; [2018]
    Keywords : Agri-Environment Schemes; Productivism; Multifunctionality; Conservation-oriented Agriculture; Attitudes; Values; Identity; Behaviour; Agricultural Transition;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the attitudes of small-scale farmers towards conservation-oriented farming as prescribed through the Entry-Level Stewardship Agri-Environmental Scheme. It aims to understand whether values and identity play a role in how agricultural practices are perceived by farmers and whether this affects their behavioral intentions. READ MORE

  3. 3. The dynamics of community participation in the context of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Zambia – A case study with the Mboole Rural Development Initiative

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Rico Bergemann; [2017]
    Keywords : participation; community; HIV; AIDS; Zambia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis uses a mixed-method strategy to scrutinize the dynamics of community participation and how it can contribute to improve HIV/AIDS-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviors, paying particular attention to aspects of power and gender. In a case-study design, this thesis analyzes participation in the Mboole Rural Development Initiative and its projects with international donors utilizing an analytical framework developed for the purpose of this study. READ MORE

  4. 4. Storm water treatment in a multi-step system compared to a single-step system

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Soil and Environment

    Author : Maria Schoeps; [2017]
    Keywords : storm water; storm water treatment; open storm water system; storm water dams; multi-step treatment; StormTac; pollutant load;

    Abstract : Urban areas are expanding at an increasing pace around the world as well as surfaces with impervious layers, such as streets and rooftops. Precipitation, melt water and water from human activities, which temporarily flow on these surfaces are defined as storm water. READ MORE

  5. 5. SUSTAINABILITY ASSESSMENT OF DECENTRALISED SOLAR PROJECTS: INTRODUCING A MULTI-CRITERIA APPROACH

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Ninad Mutatkar; [2017]
    Keywords : solar energy; rural energy; electrification; sustainability; indicators; multi-criteria;

    Abstract : Lack of energy access in developing countries remains a major barrier in the economic development of rural communities. Worldwide, about 1.3 billion people lack access to modern energy services, and there is a need to pursue ways other than grid extension due to the remoteness of most of these communities from national grids. READ MORE