Essays about: "Haiti"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 43 essays containing the word Haiti.

  1. 1. Finance and Mobile Money for Rural Development: The case of Smallholder Farmers in Haiti

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Anne Lobke Grootenhuis; [2020]
    Keywords : mobile money; smallholder farmers; rural finance; smallholder farmer finance; Haiti; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Globally, 500 million smallholder farmers require finance to secure a more productive, efficient, sustainable, and inclusive food system. Thus far, traditional financial services have been unsuccessful in reaching these farmers. READ MORE

  2. 2. One island, two worlds: A comparative political ecology of deforestation disparity causes in Haiti and the Dominican Republic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Milla Marzelius; [2020]
    Keywords : Political ecology; deforestation; dynamic case-study approach; Haiti; Dominican Republic; Hispaniola; soil degradation; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : On the Caribbean island of Hispaniola, two countries share the same environmental and climatic pre-conditions, but show monumental differences in current forest-cover. While tropical forests are covering almost half of the Dominican Republic, Haiti is down to just a few percent. READ MORE

  3. 3. Where’s Waddan? Missing Maps and cross-cultural voluntary engagement in ICT4D initiatives

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

    Author : Joanna Keenan; [2019]
    Keywords : Communications; Development; ICT4D; Volunteering; Slacktivism; crowdsourcing; data; humanitarian; mapping;

    Abstract : In the wake of the Haiti earthquake response in 2010, crowdsourced humanitarian mapping has taken off, and today is considered an essential tool by many humanitarian agencies providing assistance in disaster-affected and under-resourced countries and contexts. But what happens when there is no information on a map to help agencies decide how to respond? If they cannot find roads to take to get there? If they do not know how many houses are in a village? What if the map is – missing?In response to this all-too-common problem, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), American Red Cross, British Red Cross and the Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT) created and launched Missing Maps in 2014. READ MORE

  4. 4. Crisis Communication Management: -A Case Study of Oxfam’s 2018 Credibility Crisis

    University essay from Örebro universitet/Institutionen för humaniora, utbildnings- och samhällsvetenskap

    Author : Cassandra Abrache; [2019]
    Keywords : Crisis communication; Social media; Social Mediated Crisis Communication;

    Abstract : The growth of social media has set demands on organizations to be online and interact with stakeholders, especially during a crisis. The public are no longer seen as passive receivers of marketing messages. Previous studies have shown that the need for information increases during a crisis. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Institutional Discourse of Development: The postcolonial condition and the case of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)

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

    Author : Chloé A. RIGELO; [2019]
    Keywords : human development; postolonial condition; CARICOM; Barbados; Haiti; UNDP; discourse;

    Abstract : Using a discourse analysis, the thesis will examine the impact of the postcolonial condition and the desire for integration in the institutional framing of human development reports, policies and programs. Three levels will be used to contextualize the Caribbean expression of human development. READ MORE