Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words poverty and socio-economic development.

  1. 1. Postpartum Haemorrhage in Humanitarian Crises : Obstacles and facilitators to the adoption of the non-pneumatic anti-shock garment (NASG) into humanitarian settings

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Clare Lofthouse; [2014]
    Keywords : postpartum haemorrhage; complex emergency; humanitarian; non-pneumatic anti-shock garment; innovation; diffusion;

    Abstract : In 2013 around 289,000 women died from what was categorised as maternal complications. This figure is likely to be higher as only 40% of the world has an adequately function health reporting system (WHO et al 2014, p.1). Severe bleeding causes around 27% of all maternal deaths; this is the single biggest threat to pregnancy and childbirth. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women’s Informal Entrepreneurship - A Force in Development : The Case of Babati, Tanzania

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Matilda Dahlquist; [2014]
    Keywords : Trickle Up; Empowerment; Feminist Economics;

    Abstract : This thesis aims at investigating women’s force in development through engagement in informal, small-scale entrepreneurship. During fieldwork in Babati, Tanzania, network analyses and semi-structured interviews have been conducted, capturing responsibilities, challenges and opportunities of informal women entrepreneurs. READ MORE

  3. 3. Understanding High Dropout Rates in Primary School Education in Mozambique

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jonathan Casey; [2014]
    Keywords : Mozambique; primary school; dropouts; sustainable livelihoods; resilience;

    Abstract : Mozambique remains one of the poorest countries in the world and has one of the least functional basic education systems. Despite a rapid expansion in access to basic education, the vast majority of pupils fail to complete a full seven year cycle of primary school. READ MORE

  4. 4. Water scarcity and its impact on agriculture : case study of Layyah, Pakistan

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

    Author : Tahir Husnain Khan; [2014]
    Keywords : water scarcity; small scale farmer; livelihood; ground water; rain water; canal water; Layyah; Pakistan;

    Abstract : The issue of water scarcity and socio-economic impact of water shortage on small scale farmers is a reality in many developing countries including Pakistan. With its high population density, mostly in the rural areas, a majority of the households engage in activities that are geared towards survival for their livelihood activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Microcredit, Food Security and Women Empowerment in Bangladesh

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Syeda Nadia Sharmin; [2014]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food security is an important factor contributing to the socio-economicstabilization and development of Bangladesh. Though, the country has made asteady progress in the expansion of food production, but food insecurity is still amajor problem mainly because of poverty. READ MORE