Essays about: "Livelihoods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 377 essays containing the word Livelihoods.

  1. 1. How distributional equity affects evolutionarily sustainable landscape management

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap

    Author : Malin Johansson; [2023-12-14]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : As the human population rapidly grows, ensuring food availability for everyone will require substantial agricultural intensification in a sustainable manner. This must however be achieved without negatively impacting ecosystems or stakeholders' (e.g. farmers) livelihoods. READ MORE

  2. 2. Exploring risks of blue economy developments to people’s livelihood. A case study of Namibia’s coastal communities.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för marina vetenskaper

    Author : Femke van Toor; [2023-02-13]
    Keywords : Blue Economy; Risks; Livelihoods; Ecosystem services; Marine management;

    Abstract : Fuelled by the vision of the blue economy, marine sectors are developing and expanding at a fast rate. Though intended to be done in a sustainable matter, such developments often come with a large set of uncertainties and possible impacts on the environment as well as on the coastal communities who are depending on the natural environment to sustain their livelihoods. READ MORE

  3. 3. Revitalizing Jute Farming: A Case Study of ICARE Scheme in West Bengal, India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Upasana Sen; [2023]
    Keywords : Jute farming; jute policy; Jute- ICARE; Social Learning Theory; System Thinking; DPSIR; Sustainability Science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The Jute-ICARE initiative by the Government of India aims to address climate change's impact and improve jute farmers' livelihoods. This study investigates the challenges and opportunities for jute farmers in adopting the scheme's technologies using the DPSIR framework and the social learning theory. READ MORE

  4. 4. Improving land tenure security by increasing access?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Freeman Gunnell; [2023]
    Keywords : land tenure security; international institutions; World Bank; legal tenure systems; customary tenure; exclusion; access; policy discourse.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Securing access to land around the world is an issue that pervades many development agendas. Often promoted through legal and administrative systems, secure land tenure is used in the battle against poverty and to reduce land based conflict. Conceptualizations of secure tenure tend to differ between international institutions and academia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Adapting to Extreme Weather Events : - Addressing Flood Risks Through Planning and Policy in Namibia

    University essay from Blekinge Tekniska Högskola/Institutionen för fysisk planering

    Author : Tim Licke; [2023]
    Keywords : Spatial planning; strategical spatial planning; planning; adaptation; climate; resilience; floods; town planning; Namibia; Efundja; Implementation; climate change; extreme weather; policy; mitigation; Fysisk planering; strategisk fysisk planering; planering; anpassning; klimat; motståndskraft; översvämningar; stadsplanering; Namibia; Efundja; Implementering; klimatförändringar; extremväder; policy;

    Abstract : This master thesis investigates planning initiatives to address extreme weather events' impacts, specifically focusing on floods in Namibia. The study highlights the significance of such events in the context of global climate change, emphasising their adverse effects on livelihoods, particularly in rural communities and informal settlements. READ MORE