Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 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. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. BIOGAS DEVELOPMENT SCENARIOS TOWARDS 2020 IN RWANDA: The contribution to the energy sector and socio-economic and environmental impacts

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Akademin för teknik och miljö; Högskolan i Gävle/Akademin för teknik och miljö

    Author : JEAN DE LA CROIX SINARUGULIYE; JEAN BAPTISTE HATEGEKIMANA; [2013]
    Keywords : Anaerobic digestion; biogas; biomass; dissemination; scenario;

    Abstract : Access to modern energy is essential to achieve sustainable development and poverty reduction. However, with about 321 kWh per capita, Rwanda is ranked among the countries that have a lower consumption of primary energy in the world. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Actor-Interface Case of Development Intervention in the Conservation of Mount Cameroon National Park, Buea, Cameroon

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

    Author : Voma Ralph Tafon; [2013]
    Keywords : Development project; actor-interface analysis; Mount Cameroon National Park; participant observation; interviews; community development; rural participation; collaborative management;

    Abstract : Critics of Integrated Conservation and Development Projects (ICDPs) have argued that participatory approachesand trade-offs are key to effective development interventions for rural populations living adjacent to protected areas. Based on an actor-interface framework, this thesis explores among other things, the discontinuities and/or linkages between those formalized narratives surrounding the creation andmanagement of Mount Cameroon National Park (MCNP), and their actual implementation, where there are multiple actors with divergent rationalities and interests. READ MORE