Essays about: "socio-economic development of rural areas"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 essays containing the words socio-economic development of rural areas.

  1. 1. Providing Sustainable Life-solutions with a Hybrid Micro-Power Plant in Developing Countries: an Assessment of Potential Applications

    University essay from KTH/KTH/Industriell ekologiEnergi och klimatstudier, ECS; KTH/KTH/Industriell ekologiEnergi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Melih Öncel; Gonzalo Marion; [2013]
    Keywords : Energy access; Renewable energy; Decentralized energy supply; Gasification; small-scale power plant; life-solutions.;

    Abstract : Today, energy access is a significant challenge all over the world, particularly in African countries. At the same time, providing energy access is generally accepted as a way to promote sustainable development. In countries such as Uganda, lack of energy access is evident. In this country only 9% of households have access to electricity. 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. Logistics practices in Ethiopia

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Energy and Technology

    Author : Fekadu Melese Debela; [2013]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; Logistics; Road; Rail; Air Freight; Dry port;

    Abstract : The ability to transport goods quickly, economically and reliably is vital to a nation’s prosperity and capacity to compete in global market. Ethiopia is a landlocked country in East Africa with a land area of about 1.13 million square kilometers and a population of about 82.8 million. READ MORE

  4. 4. Socioeconomic impacts of tourism on the rural people of Azad Kashmir : a case study of Rawalakot and Banjonsa in Azad Kashmir

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Faisal Khan; [2013]
    Keywords : Social impact; economic impact; tourism development; household; tourism in Azad Kashmir; local community; Banjonsa; Rawalakot;

    Abstract : This study aims to investigate the socio economic impacts of tourism on the people of two villages including Rawalakot and Banjonsa situated in Azad Kashmir. The researcher used a qualitative research technique for a field data collection. A total of 28 respondents were interviewed in both villages for obtaining the required information. READ MORE

  5. 5. Urbanization in sub-Saharan Africa : A Study of Contemporary Urban Population Growth in a Less Developed Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsvetenskaper, SV

    Author : Maria Nordhag; [2012]
    Keywords : Urbanization; Urban Population Growth; sub-Saharan Africa; Structured Focused Comparison;

    Abstract : This study investigates the contemporary urbanization process of sub-Saharan Africa. The region is predicted to experience a surge in urban population growth the forthcoming decades, yet why and how this is happening is not very clear. READ MORE