Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 36 essays containing the words poverty and socio-economic development.


    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Simon Falconer; [2018]
    Keywords : Development projects; failed; economic growth; foreign aid; Kenya;

    Abstract : Economic growth of a country is determined by its ability to sustain the various development projects. Failure of the projects is, therefore, an indication of socio-economic stagnation as the nation lacks the capacity to provide the essential services and infrastructure. READ MORE

  2. 2. Can the Clean Development Mechanism bring Community Co-benefits? A case study of the Kachung Forest Project, Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/Humanekologi

    Author : Karin Edstedt; [2017]
    Keywords : Climate change mitigation; CDM; afforestation; local livelihood implications; climate justice; Uganda; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Global warming is one of the greatest challenges of our time. To globally reduce green house gas emissions, the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) was created under the Kyoto Protocol. READ MORE

  3. 3. Electrification and Development:The case study of Rwanda

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Joakim Hallander; [2017]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Electrification; Rwanda; Literature Review; Statistical Analysis;

    Abstract : As of today, 1.1 billion people in the world lack access to electricity, while 2.9 billion rely on polluting fuels such as firewood, charcoal and kerosene for cooking. This is most prominent in Sub-Saharan Africa where two thirds of the population do not have access to electricity and modern cooking fuels. READ MORE

  4. 4. The socio-economic impact of micro and small enterprises: A case study of metal and woodwork cluster in Meneharia sub-city, Hawassa, Ethiopia

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Sociologiska institutionen

    Author : Bereket Gebreyonas Teklehimanot; [2017]
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    Abstract : Abstract The introduction of micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Ethiopia represents one of the main recent policy measures aimed at creating mass job opportunities to sustain the economic development of the country. The study tried to examine the socio-economic impact and giving a deeper understanding of metal and woodwork cluster through describing by various data collection Hawassa, Ethiopia. READ MORE

  5. 5. GIS-based optimal localisation of beekeeping in rural Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damian Gimenez Cruz; [2016]
    Keywords : forest conservation; beekeeping; multi-criteria decision analysis; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; GIS; poverty alleviation; rural Kenya; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Geographic Information System (GIS) based multi-criteria site suitability evaluation provides the means to locate potential beekeeping areas in rural Kenya. The criteria considers specific environmental and socio-economic variables. READ MORE