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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 22 essays containing the words socio-economic development of rural areas.

  1. 1. Climate change impacts on water resources of the Ganges : Suitable adaptation options for agriculture in the Indian-Himalayan region

    University essay from KTH/Industriell ekologi

    Author : Hedvig Winther; [2017]
    Keywords : Climate change; water flows; Indian-Himalayan region; Ganges; adaptation; hydro-climatic modelling; stakeholder participatory methods; Klimatförändringar; vattenflöden; Indiska Himalaya; Ganges; anpassning; hydroklimatisk modellering; intressentdeltagande metoder;

    Abstract : Climate change is affecting several environmental factors and together with socio-economic changes put high pressure on water resources. Climate change manifest itself through increasing temperatures and changes in precipitation patterns and intensities, with knock-on effects on hydrologically-relevant parameters such as water flows, evapotranspiration rates, glacial melt etcetera, all of which have already been observed in the recent past and are predicted to continue in the future. READ MORE

  2. 2. Socio-Economic Sustainability of Rural Energy Access in India

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Suhasini Udayakumar; [2016]
    Keywords : Energy access; Indian states; rural areas; domestic sector; key performance indicators; Socio-economic Energy Sustainability Index;

    Abstract : Rural energy access has been a persistent issue in India causing the country to become one of the most energy poor nations of the world. Despite the launch of several heavily funded programs for the provision of electricity and modern fuels to rural areas, majority of the country‘s village households remain neglected and deficient in energy. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development of a New Biomass Stove Integrated with a Stirling Engine

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Julia Kuylenstierna; Petra Näsström; [2016]
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    Abstract : 1.2 billion people around the world, mainly in the developing countries, live without access to electricity. To increase the living standard for this people and make socio economic development possible, supplying rural areas with electricity is crucial.In rural areas around the world 2. READ MORE

  4. 4. GIS-based optimal localisation of beekeeping in rural Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Damian Gimenez Cruz; [2016]
    Keywords : forest conservation; beekeeping; multi-criteria decision analysis; Physical Geography and Ecosystem analysis; GIS; poverty alleviation; rural Kenya; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : A Geographic Information System (GIS) based multi-criteria site suitability evaluation provides the means to locate potential beekeeping areas in rural Kenya. The criteria considers specific environmental and socio-economic variables. READ MORE

  5. 5. Equity in rural water resource development and management : A case study of Kilombero Valley, Tanzania, and the investments delivered by a participatory and demand-driven NGO

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi

    Author : Charlotte Flodin; [2015]
    Keywords : Water resource development and management; demand versus supply driven approach; equity; health; land development and landcover;

    Abstract : The demand-driven and participatory approach to water resource development and management in Tanzania has been both praised and criticized; some see progress where others see increased inequalities. This study focuses on one progressive, demand-driven NGO which has a participatory approach to water resource development and management. READ MORE