Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 essays containing the words poverty and socio-economic development.

  1. 1. 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

    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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. River resources towards Sustainable Development of Tanzania. : A contribution of Hydropower tothe energy security in Tanzania: Case study, Rufiji River basin

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Janbert Kiwia; [2013]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Energy; River Resources; Electricity; Hydropower;

    Abstract : This paper sets out: How river resources can be used towards a sustainable development of Tanzania, the case ofthe Rufiji River Basin. The study focuses on the role of hydropower at present and in the future, in the context ofeconomic growth and sustainability and meeting the energy demand in Tanzania. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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