Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 26 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. Yearning of Yalambojoch : A field study about rural poverty in northwestern Guatemala and the importance of local influence over development

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Robin Ferling; [2014]
    Keywords : Agriculture; Local ownership; Development; Guatemala; Sustainable livelihoods;

    Abstract : In 1996, Guatemala achieved peace after 36 years of civil war which took root in the political and social oppression of the country’s vast indigenous population. To counter the country’s widespread poverty, inequality and ongoing political and social frustrations the Guatemalan government adopted a liberal peace building agenda by ‘globalizing’ its economy and by decentralizing the political and economic process. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. Design program for Kombolcha Campus site

    University essay from SLU/Department of Landscape Architecture, Planning and Management (from 130101)

    Author : Ida Karlsson; Josephine Philipsen; [2014]
    Keywords : Kombolcha; Campus site; design program; planning tool; landscape architecture; design approach; water management; vegetation; placemaking;

    Abstract : The objective for this Masters thesis is to conduct a Design program, as a planning and design tool, for the outdoor environment at the campus site of Wollo University in Kombolcha, located in northern Ethiopia. The geographical location as well as the social and political context of the site has constituted the framework for this Design program and Masters thesis. READ MORE