Essays about: "Official Development Assistance"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 28 essays containing the words Official Development Assistance.

  1. 1. Education Projects in Ethiopia: are they democratic? A case study on Official Development Assistance

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Marlaina Lahger; [2020]
    Keywords : Ethiopia; Education Projects; Democratic Theory; International Organizations; Official Development Assistance; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : It would be difficult to argue that an uneducated society in today’s world would persevere beyond that of an educated; education has become an essential key to survival. It has been considered “a foundational driver of development which furthermore helps create self-reliance, economic growth, direction to better health and even democratic societies” (Usaid. READ MORE

  2. 2. "Gender equality is still a vision, not a reality" : A case study on the use of gender mainstreaming in SIDA's assistance in climate projects in Bangladesh

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

    Author : Tove Hestner; Pernilla Gustafsson; [2020]
    Keywords : gender mainstreaming; women; Bangladesh; SIDA; development work; climate; NGO;

    Abstract : Bangladesh is one of the most vulnerable countries to the effects of climate change and as one of the world's most densely populated countries, the consequences are devastating for millions of people, not least for women who have limited mobility in a strong patriarchal society like Bangladesh (Momtaz, Shameem, 2015). Sweden has a well-known development cooperation with the country that has lasted for several decades. READ MORE

  3. 3. What is the cost of ending extreme poverty? : A study estimating the amount of official development assistance per capita and year required to eradicate extreme poverty for all people in Nigeria by 2030

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Pauline Lövgren; [2019]
    Keywords : Nigeria; Official Development Assistance; Poverty; Sustainable Development Goals;

    Abstract : This paper aims to estimate how much Official Development Assistance (ODA) per capita and year is required to eradicate extreme poverty for all people in Nigeria by 2030 and hence achieve the first target of the first Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 1) in Nigeria. This is done with a method proposed by Kakwani and Son (2006) estimating headcount ratio, required growth rates, investment rates and ODA in order to achieve the first target of SDG 1. READ MORE

  4. 4. Evaluating the inclusion of sanitation and wastewater in climate policy and finance

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för geovetenskaper

    Author : Moustafa Bayoumi; [2019]
    Keywords : Sustainable Development; Sanitation; Wastewater; Climate Change; Climate Finance.;

    Abstract : Sanitation is critical for sustainable development. However, the current systems in place are vulnerable to future risks. One of the main risks expected to have severe effects on the earth systems and our societies is climate change. If not dealt with, it threats to hinder or even reverse the progress done in sanitation access so far. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Role of Official Development Assistance and Private Capital Flows in Sub-Saharan African Structural Change: A time series analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Ekonomisk-historiska institutionen

    Author : Jerrel King; [2018]
    Keywords : Structural change; Official Development Assistance; private capital flows; financial flows; time series; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : External financial flows geared towards Sub-Saharan Africa have provided new financing for investment opportunities, beyond the resources that are scarcely available domestically. Within the greater context of structural transformation in today’s globalized world, this thesis studied the dynamic effects of Official Development Assistance (ODA) and private capital flows on structural change in Sub-Saharan Africa using Vector Autoregressive and Vector Error Correction models. READ MORE