Essays about: "Kenya"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 453 essays containing the word Kenya.

  1. 1. Risk, Resilience and Insurance in Sudanese Pastoralism

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Alla Safieldin; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change adaptation; Disaster risk management; Drought; Index-based livestock insurance; Pastoralism; Risk; Resilience; Sudan; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The nomadic pastoralists of the Sahel are often identified as a group at the frontline of global climate change. Their existence in arid and semi-arid regions and their reliance on seasonal rainfall are among the factors that contribute to their vulnerability to drought and climate shocks. READ MORE

  2. 2. Unwillingly Advised : A field study on the dynamics of policy advice in developmentcooperation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linnéa Åström Tolf; [2019]
    Keywords : policy advice; development cooperation; SCL model; postcolonialism; critical postcolonial theory; technical assistance.;

    Abstract : While development cooperation largely consists of policy advice, the suggestions and inputs on development that policymakers in the Global South receive from donors and other international actors, little research exists on what makes policy advice useful to these policymakers. The aim of this study was to find out why policymakers in the Global South find some advice useful and some not. READ MORE

  3. 3. Risk acceptance in flood affected areas in Nyando, Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Riskhantering (CI)

    Author : Viktor Asking; Jonas Nilsson; [2019]
    Keywords : Risk acceptance; natural hazard; flood; drought; human values; risk perception; risk reduction; Nyando wetlands; Kisumu County; Kenya; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : The area of Nyando wetlands experience floods almost every year due to heavy rainfall in the surrounding highlands. This area is populated, and this thesis aims to understand how the risk acceptance is developed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Beyond Bullets and Ballots : A theoretical inquiry on sexualised election violence

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Miriam van Baalen; [2019]
    Keywords : Sexual violence; election-related violence; wartime; peacetime; women; gender and politics;

    Abstract : How can we understand sexual violence in electoral conflict? This study probes into this question through critically examining, structuring and assessing the status of election-related violence literature. Scholars within the interdisciplinary field that explores conflict-related sexual violence have given rise to important debates and insights on the dynamics and drivers of the prevalence of sexual violence in war, yet, such developments have remained absent in understandings of election-related violence. READ MORE

  5. 5. QUEST FOR QUALITY EDUCATION FOR ALL PRIMARY SCHOOL CHILDREN IN KENYAPERSPECTIVES ON UWEZO INITIATIVE IN WEST POKOT COUNTY

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik och specialpedagogik

    Author : Nancy Mang’eni; [2018-08-25]
    Keywords : quality education; education for all; marginalized communities; Kenya; Uwezo;

    Abstract : Aim:The study seeks to analyse the social, economic and political factors driving education marginalization in West Pokot County and assess the intervention and influence of Uwezo initiative in attaining literacy and numeracy among school children in West Pokot County. Lastly the study also intends to analyse the impacts of Uwezo in transforming the community in relation to quality education in West Pokot County. READ MORE