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

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  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Water scarcity and its impact on agriculture : case study of Layyah, Pakistan

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

    Author : Tahir Husnain Khan; [2014]
    Keywords : water scarcity; small scale farmer; livelihood; ground water; rain water; canal water; Layyah; Pakistan;

    Abstract : The issue of water scarcity and socio-economic impact of water shortage on small scale farmers is a reality in many developing countries including Pakistan. With its high population density, mostly in the rural areas, a majority of the households engage in activities that are geared towards survival for their livelihood activities. READ MORE

  3. 3. Urban land-use planning using Geographical Information System and Analytical Hierarchy Process : case study Dhaka city

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Kazi Masel Ullah; [2014]
    Keywords : AHP; land-use planning; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; GIS; urban planning; land suitability; Dhaka city; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Urban land-use planning, which is a useful tool for the sustainable development of a city, is a complex decision making process. However, the modern GIS technologies facilitate such complex jobs in two ways – (i) GIS allows to work with large numbr of datasets, (ii) a number of methods, techniques or models could be embeded in GIS for land-use suitability analysis. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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