Essays about: "Livelihoods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 344 essays containing the word Livelihoods.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. The effects of mining on a community in rural Syria : a case Study of mining in the region of ArRuhayba, Syria

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

    Author : Mohamad Turkman; [2023]
    Keywords : rural; mining; livelihoods; development; sustainability; participation; governance; Syria; ArRuhayba;

    Abstract : This thesis addresses the effects of mining activities on the livelihoods of rural people and their environment in ArRuhayba, close to Syria’s capital Damascus. A public and political debate about such potential effects has not existed yet in Syria, probably because of the ongoing civil war in the country, which leaves a research gap to be filled. READ MORE

  3. 3. Managing trees and power relations : analysing power in two tree restoration projects in central Tanzania

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

    Author : Linus Linse; [2023]
    Keywords : nature restoration; power relations; carbon forestry;

    Abstract : Nature restoration and carbon forestry projects in the Global South are considered central tools for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Proponents claim that projects have the potential to deliver win-win solutions, supporting poverty alleviation and local empowerment in addition to environmental benefits and carbon sequestration. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental changes and migration : Understanding perceptions and rationalizations of stakeholders in An Biên District, Vietnam

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Vendela Permats Hammarbäck; [2023]
    Keywords : Vietnam; Mekong Delta; Environmental changes; Climate Change; Migration; Sustainable Rural Livelihoods; Drivers of Migration; Adaptation; Minor Field Study.;

    Abstract : As environmental changes, including climate change, become more and more severe and affect every corner of the world, many people are forced to move from their homestead as the nearby environment that once was a safe place slowly becomes inhabitable. The Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam is one of the places in the world where environmental changes jeopardize rural livelihoods creating a trend of out-migration and urbanization. READ MORE

  5. 5. Socioeconomic impacts of the Ten Billion Tree Tsunami (TBTT) plantation project on the participating communities

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

    Author : Javeria Haris; [2023]
    Keywords : tree plantation; socioeconomic; rural livelihoods; sustainable livelihood framework;

    Abstract : Tree plantations are regarded as one of the key components to fight the environmental challenges. Such plantations may impact the livelihoods of the local populations in both positive and negative ways. READ MORE