Essays about: "Botswana"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 80 essays containing the word Botswana.

  1. 1. Women and water scarcity in Botswana: Challenges and strategies in Kweneng District -The case study of Gakuto Village

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Monicah Tshabatau; [2021]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; water scarcity; water access; sanitation; adaptation strategies; vulnerability;

    Abstract : The purpose of the paper is to examine how water scarcity affects women in Gakuto and strategies they use to adapt to water scarcity. Water is a basic necessity and a requirement for all according to United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Botswana is one of the countries faced with water scarcity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Are the Interests of Women Included in Times of Crisis? : A comparative study of the substantive representation of women during the COVID-19 pandemic in the Southern African Region

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Janna Cederquist; [2021]
    Keywords : Representation; substantive representation; descriptive representation; democracy; electoral autocracy; Southern Africa; gender; female political representation; COVID-19; pandemic;

    Abstract : This study set out to answer how and to what extent the gendered effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are addressed in parliamentary debates in the Southern African regional context. As both the proportion of women in parliament and the level of democracy have been established by previous research as important conditions for women to be able to act for women as a group, four countries with varying combinations of these factors are examined. READ MORE

  3. 3. Social Media for Social Change: A Case Study of Online News Consumption among the Zimbabwean Diaspora in Botswana

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Fakulteten för kultur och samhälle (KS)

    Author : Eleanor Brooks; [2020]
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    Abstract : Around 1 in 4 Zimbabweans lives outside their home country, with the majority of these having emigrated between 2000-2010 due to economic instability and political repression. The emergence of new technologies and social media means that the 4-5 million members of the diaspora scattered around the world are now connected to the families and friends they left behind, as well as to each other, via an extensive web of online communications networks, which remain engaged in politics by discussing political issues relating to their homeland. READ MORE

  4. 4. Internal geology and emplacement processes of Kimberlites, Case Study from the Tsabong Kimberlite Field, Botswana

    University essay from Luleå tekniska universitet/Geovetenskap och miljöteknik

    Author : Mpho Ndebele; [2020]
    Keywords : Kimberlites; Geology; Emplacement Processes; Botswana;

    Abstract : The Crateceous (85 Ma) MK1 pipe is part of the Tsabong kimberlite cluster located approximately550km south west of Gaborone and geologically found within the Kapvaal Craton. The Tsabongkimberlite field consists of 86 known kimberlites. The MK1 pipe is the largest of this cluster at 140ha,1. READ MORE

  5. 5. Multi-Criteria GIS modelling for optimal alignment of roadway by-passes in the Tlokweng Planning Area, Botswana

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Milan Sekulic; [2019]
    Keywords : GIS; Multi-criteria analysis; DEFINITE; Sensitivity Analysis; Python; AHP; Least-cost path; Dijkstra’s algorithm; ArcPy; Geography; model; road alignment; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : To find the optimal by-pass road alignment in the Tlokweng Planning Area in Botswana, a multi-criteria spatial-based model is developed using the GIS-MCE approach. In respect to the environmental impact assessment (EIA) approach, in this research a set of criteria is classified under 3 themes – economic, environmental and social. READ MORE