Essays about: "ngos rural development"

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  1. 1. Understanding sense-making in volunteer units : a multiple case study of two environmental NGOs

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

    Author : Rebecka Berg; [2017]
    Keywords : volunteering; volunteer units; environmental NGOs; practice theory; sense-making;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to provide a deeper understanding of how volunteer units work, in order to find out ways of how to successfully recruit and retain volunteers for a longer period. Guided by practice theory, the study explains the sense-making of coordinators and volunteers. READ MORE

  2. 2. Making sense of strategic communication from an organizational culture perspective : a case study of a French NGO dedicated to water protection

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

    Author : Laura Anty; [2017]
    Keywords : strategic communication; environmental communication; sense-making; organizational culture; environmental NGOs;

    Abstract : Problem statement: According to Hansen and Cox (2015), there is a current need to comprehend the underlying reasons why strategic communication is interpreted the way it is by environmental practitioners. The present thesis is an attempt to answer to this knowledge gap by offering insights on an NGO informing and educating people to protect water. READ MORE

  3. 3. Bringing electricity to rural India

    University essay from Malmö högskola/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Ilario D'Amato; [2017]
    Keywords : communication; Communication for Development; Development; India; NGOs; charity;

    Abstract : In today’s Development environment, characterised by a scarcity of resources for projects and interventions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) must fiercely compete for funds. This has led NGOs to adhere to the donor’s narrative, language and Neoliberal values – with storytelling assuming a prominent position – potentially creating stereotyping issues in their communication outputs – while also facing the contrasting forces of market, state and communities. READ MORE

  4. 4. Intercultural obstacles and resistance in decision-making processes about water and sanitation solutions : experiences of NGOs dealing with sanitation solutions

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

    Author : Sophie Müller; [2016]
    Keywords : water and sanitation; environmental communication; deliberative democracy; intercultural communication; solutions; change;

    Abstract : Since clean water and sanitation is one of the UN Sustainable Development Goals 2030 and the water and sanitation crisis still needs improvement and more attention, this thesis will deal with non-governmental organizations (NGOs) providing different solutions for improvement of the crisis, especially in the developing countries. The aim with this research is to investigate what obstacles and resistance the organizations face when they interact with the citizens, how the decisions of agreeing on a solution are made and what participatory methods are used in those countries where the NGOs are providing their alternatives. READ MORE

  5. 5. Facebook as a multi-tool for public engagement and mobilizing : insights into the new world of online activism

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

    Author : Linn Rönnols; [2016]
    Keywords : ENGO; NGO; social media; Facebook; environmental communication; online campaign; public engagement; mobilization; weak ties;

    Abstract : The upswing of social media in recent years has altered the field of environmental communication and facilitated a more widespread conversation about environmental issues. Facebook and other social media have opened up a lot of new possibilities for online campaigning and engaging with the public. READ MORE