Essays about: "Livelihood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 328 essays containing the word Livelihood.

  1. 1. Off-Grid Solar Energy and Its Impacts on Rural Livelihoods : A Case Study on Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Nike Dahlqvist; Samuel Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ff-grid energy; rural electrification; sustainable Development; Livelihood; Solar Energy; Tanzania.;

    Abstract : Energy poverty and lack of access to electricity is a global problem which is recognised in the sustainable development goal 7. Today 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity and most of them are situated in Sub-Saharan Africa where biomass still constitutes the main source of energy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women’s fuelwood collection and deforestation : Effects on women’s everyday lives and environments in Kabadio, Casamance and Diagane Barka, Sine-Saloum.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Tiainen; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; fuelwood collection; forest degradation; livelihoods; feminist political ecology; West Africa; Senegal;

    Abstract : Previous research and literature commonly agree to the fact that women, especially rural women, is the most vulnerable group in society. Many of them tend to be found in the poorest sections of society. READ MORE

  3. 3. The economic and social role of married women in the agricultural production system in the region of Muea–Cameroon

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Urban and Rural Development

    Author : Fomu Agnes Takamo; [2019]
    Keywords : economic role; social role; agricultural production system; married women; gender relation; Cameroon;

    Abstract : Married women play a vital economic and social role in the agricultural production system in Cameroon. These women are mostly involved in food crop production. READ MORE

  4. 4. Cash Transfers in Emergencies : The Lost Money of Turkana

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jonas Andersson; [2019]
    Keywords : Cash transfers in emergencies; Kenya; Hunger Safety Net Program; Money disappearing;

    Abstract : Today, millions of people are living in poverty and in emergency situations with lack of basic needs. This thesis will look into cash transfers in emergencies in Kenya and Kenya’s cash transfer program; Hunger Safety Net Program. READ MORE

  5. 5. 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