Essays about: "Land tenure"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 54 essays containing the words Land tenure.

  1. 1. Pokot Young Pastoralists at the Crossroads - Tradition, Modernity and Land Tenure Transformations in East Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Maddalena Cirani; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Pastoralism; Youth; ASALs; Africa; East Pokot; Land tenure; Modernity; Tradition;

    Abstract : East Pokot, in North-Western Kenya, falls under the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands(ASALs) of the Sub-Saharan region. Due to the yearly prolonged dry seasons, pastoralismhas traditionally guaranteed the most reliable source of livelihood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Integration of climate change adaptation in security and development policies : The case of the Darfur conflict

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Statsvetenskap

    Author : Måns Löfvall; [2020]
    Keywords : Darfur; climate change adaptation; peace-building; securitisation; categorisation;

    Abstract : This study has intended to demonstrate the effects of categorising climate change as a developmental issue rather than a security issue on the conflict in Darfur. This was achieved by studying the following research questions: (I) What is the role of climate change adaptation in developmental work in Darfur? (II) What is the role of climate change adaptation in security work in Darfur? (III) How is the work on climate change adaptation connected to the course of the conflict? These questions have been answered by collecting material relating to development and security in Darfur. READ MORE

  3. 3. Threat or Possibility: Land Rights & Disaster-Vulnerability - A qualitative study on land rights, tenure security and disaster-vulnerability in light of the 2018 land law amendment in Myanmar

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen; Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Nina Fuchsová; [2020]
    Keywords : land rights; tenure; disaster-vulnerability; ethnic minorities; Myanmar; Law and Political Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Secured land tenure is considered to play a crucial role in decreasing disaster-vulnerability. By signing the Sendai Framework, Myanmar Government agreed to focus its policies on reducing risks of natural disasters. READ MORE

  4. 4. Dispossessed: Exploring the Factors That Enable Post-Disaster Land Grabs

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Taylor McCammon Lightman; [2020]
    Keywords : Land Grab; Land Tenure; Land Tenure Security; Gender; Globalization; Neoliberalism; Dispossession; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The objective of this thesis is to better understand what factors produce an enabling environment for land grabs after a disaster. Looking at eight selected case studies, this research tests the role of land tenure security, private capital investment and global financial institutions, and gender. READ MORE

  5. 5. Differentiated vulnerabilities and capacities for adaptation: A case study on household adaptation to water shortage in Gaborone

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Avdelningen för Riskhantering och Samhällssäkerhet

    Author : Josefine Lund Schlamovitz; [2019]
    Keywords : Adaptive Capacity; Botswana; Climate Change Adaptation; Gaborone; Intersectionality; Vulnerability; Water Shortage.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Provision of freshwater to urban residents remains a significant global challenge. A challenge whose impendent success in many regions is further threatened by climate change and urbanization projections, subsequently increasing the pressure on urban water supply. READ MORE