Essays about: "Livelihood"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 314 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. 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

  5. 5. A Long Way Home : Spontaneous Returns and Potential Returns of Syrian Refugees Examined

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Shant Kerbabian; [2019]
    Keywords : Syria; Return Migration; Spontaneous Return; Syrian Refugees; Diaspora; Homeland; Transnationalism;

    Abstract : The recent wave of Syrian refugees’ spontaneous return to conflict areas in Syria is not a new phenomenon, various cases of return to areas that do not meet safety and security standards has happened in cases like Somali refugees returning from Kenya or Angolan refugees returning from Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo. However, the Syrian case is important to study in order to examine any new patterns or elements in refugee returns that could arise or could be unpacked by looking into the Syrian case. READ MORE