Essays about: "poverty and socio-economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 27 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. 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

  3. 3. Democratization of the Republic of Azerbaijan : a study about the impact of socioeconomic development on democratization of Azerbaijan

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

    Author : Aysel Yusubova; [2014]
    Keywords : Azerbaijan; modernization theory; socio-economic development; freedom; political freedom; Seymour Martin Lipset.;

    Abstract : Democratization has been studied by several scholars, who have argued about significance of various factors for democratization of a certain country. One of these scholars was Seymour Martin Lipset and he claimed that there is a linear correlation between democracy and socioeconomic development. READ MORE

  4. 4. Yearning of Yalambojoch : A field study about rural poverty in northwestern Guatemala and the importance of local influence over development

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Robin Ferling; [2014]
    Keywords : Agriculture; Local ownership; Development; Guatemala; Sustainable livelihoods;

    Abstract : In 1996, Guatemala achieved peace after 36 years of civil war which took root in the political and social oppression of the country’s vast indigenous population. To counter the country’s widespread poverty, inequality and ongoing political and social frustrations the Guatemalan government adopted a liberal peace building agenda by ‘globalizing’ its economy and by decentralizing the political and economic process. 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