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. 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

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. 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

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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