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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 18 essays containing the words socio-economic development of rural areas.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. 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 : beekeeping; forest conservation; 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

  3. 3. Water quality in the Apac, Mbale & Lira districts, Uganda : a field study evaluating problems and suitable solutions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Linn Gardell; Iris Behrens; [2015]
    Keywords : point-of-use method POU ; Physical Geography and Ecosystem Sciences; water source.; water borne disease; water quality; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Safe water is a widespread problem in developing countries. In 2004 The United Nations formed the Lake Victoria Region Water and Sanitation Initiative, which focuses on increasing the water quality and basic sanitation in both rural- and urban areas. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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