Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 17 essays containing the words poverty and socio-economic development.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Energy poverty: exploring households energy constraints and coping strategies : case study of Sekondi-Takoradi, Ghana

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

    Author : Lord Aikins Adusei; [2012]
    Keywords : energy poverty; energy security; households; gender; charcoal; gas; electricity; Sekondi-Takoradi; Ghana;

    Abstract : Energy poverty has been recognised as one of the main impediments to achieving the Millennium Development Goals and reducing global poverty. In Africa two out of three households lack access to convenient, efficient and reliable forms of energy to satisfy their basic needs and to perform economic tasks. READ MORE

  4. 4. A Tale of an Uneven Urban Development: The socio-economic and socio-cultural contradictions of Tarlabasi Renewal Project

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Sara Pinar Onder; [2012]
    Keywords : Tarlabasi Renewal Project; Urban transformation; Henri Lefebvre s spatial triad; urban neoliberalization; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This paper audits, theoretically and empirically, how the nature of the renewal projects in Turkey and social justice are closely connected by looking at spatial and urban politics with a special emphasis on the case of Tarlabasi Neighborhood in Istanbul. Based upon the theoretical framework of Henri Lefebvre's spatial triad, the study aims to illustrate the socio-economic and socio-cultural contradictions of the urban regime in Turkey. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of Infrastructure Projects in Socio-economic Development: Case study of Geheyan dam

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Zeynep Erdal; [2012]
    Keywords : Changyang Tujia Autonomous County; Hydropower projects; Geheyan dam; socio-economic development; Horizontal inequality; Social wellbeing theory; industrialization; urbanization; tourism.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Previous research on hydropower projects impact on people’s socio-economic development has mainly focused on relocated people, immediately after they were relocated, arguing that relocation result in underdevelopment of people´s livelihoods. Henceforth, this research contribute to the literature through including a long-term perspective to highlight immediate and long-term impacts on relocated and non-relocated people in order to provide a more comprehensive understanding of hydropower projects´ impact. READ MORE