Essays about: "Livelihood"

Showing result 6 - 10 of 282 essays containing the word Livelihood.

  1. 6. 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

  2. 7. Ilulissat, Living the Arctic

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för arkitektur och byggd miljö

    Author : Rebekka Gudmundsdottir; [2019]
    Keywords : Greenland; Ilulissat; Arctic; Architecture; Urban Design; Sustainability; Climate; Liveability; Climate sensitive architecture; cultural values; climate change; cultural identity; environment; extreme climate; extreme landscape; urban density; urban planning; Arts and Architecture;

    Abstract : Nowhere in the world is there more proof of climate change than in Greenland, Ilulissat is no exception. With climate change and visible climatic shifts things are rapidly changing and already affecting the life of the people who live there. Those dramatic changes are not only affecting the Arctic but the whole global community. READ MORE

  3. 8. 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

  4. 9. Farmers’ perceptions on the effectiveness of push pull technology to control maize stem borer (Chilo Partellus) in Gatsibo District of Rwanda

    University essay from SLU/Department of Biosystems and Technology (from 130101)

    Author : Marthe Nezehose; [2019]
    Keywords : push pull technology; stem borer; desmodium; Napier grass; ecological interactions;

    Abstract : This case study investigated the perceptions of farmers and the historical effectiveness of push-pull technology to control the maize stem borer (Chilo Partellus) in Nyagihanga sector of Gatsibo District (Rwanda). The investigation was done in collaboration with Food for the Hungry/Rwanda, an organization operating in the mentioned region. READ MORE

  5. 10. Women and Water in the Lake Chad Area: Participation and Influence in Water Management Processes

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Linn Boberg; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; Lake Chad River Basin; Women Participation; Women Influence; Shared Water Resources; Water Resource Management; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The riparian countries of Lake Chad River Basin – Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad – suffer from environmental degradation as the lakes surface water has decreased with 90 percent since the 1960’s. This has put pressure on the population around the lake as the livelihood for many of them is dependent of the lake’s water. READ MORE