Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 32 essays containing the words poverty and socio-economic development.

  1. 1. 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 : beekeeping; forest conservation; 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

  2. 2. On the Evolution of the Determinants of Household Poverty in Mexico: a Logistic Regression Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Luis Adrian Serratos Sotelo; [2015]
    Keywords : determinants; Mexico; occupation; gender; education; poverty; Business and Economics; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Mexico, the second largest economy in Latin America, has almost eradicated extreme poverty according to the Millennium Development Goals; however, official statistics show that by national standards poverty levels are still quite high, reaching up to half its population. This paper looks into how the determinants of poverty in Mexico have evolved after the last major economic crisis the country experienced in the mid-90s. READ MORE

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. Integrated Techno-Economic Comparative and Socio-Economic Impact Study for Increasing Energy Access in Rural Kenya

    University essay from KTH/Energisystemanalys

    Author : Konstantinos Foivos Sklivaniotis; [2014]
    Keywords : Renewable energy; Kenya; Socio-economic; techo-economic; HOMER Energy;

    Abstract : Kenya is a country with high energy poverty rates while millions of people, especially in the rural areas, rely on kerosene lamps as a source of lighting. The usage of kerosene is linked with the degradation of different social and economic aspects and parameters, such as health, education, income etc. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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