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

Showing result 1 - 5 of 16 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. Development of a New Biomass Stove Integrated with a Stirling Engine

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik; KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Julia Kuylenstierna; Petra Näsström; [2016]
    Keywords : ;

    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

  3. 3. 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

  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