Essays about: "Poverty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 1260 essays containing the word Poverty.

  1. 1. Participation, Empowerment and Power Dynamics in the Digitalisation of Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa; Ethnographic Research on the Smallholder Farmers’ Use of Mobile Platforms for Agricultural Development in Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Álvar González Bujedo; [2023-02-09]
    Keywords : ICT; Digital Services; Rural Development; Economic Growth; Poverty Alleviation; Social Practice Theory; Site Analysis; Participant Observation.;

    Abstract : Information and Communication Technologies, such as mobile phones, are hoped to contribute to rural development and poverty alleviation in Sub-Saharan Africa. Based on that mobile platforms bundle diverse digital services, including financing, marketing, and value chain management, they are supposed to be of support to smallholder farmers. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Gender-based violence against Women with Disabilities in Uganda - A qualitative study about how local organizations are working with the issue

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Klara Bengtsson; [2023]
    Keywords : Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gender-based violence (GBV) is both a human right violation, a threat to develop-ment and a global health issue. Women with disabilities (WWD) are a group more exposed to GBV. However, research has been scarce about WWD and GBV, espe-cially in the Global South. READ MORE

  4. 4. Local NGOs combat against Child Labour : A case study in Mwanza, Tanzania

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Halima-Sadiya Ahmed Abdullahi; [2023]
    Keywords : NGO; child labour; artisanal small-scale mining; agriculture; Mwanza; Tanzania;

    Abstract : Children engage in paid and unpaid work that is damaging to them daily all around the world. They are categorized as child laborers, however when they are either too young to work or are engaged in dangerous activities that may jeopardize their physical, mental, social or educational development (Unicef 2021). READ MORE

  5. 5. Enabling Wet strength agent-reductions through CMC-addition; A case study investigating the possibilities to lower PAE in packaging board with CMC.

    University essay from Karlstads universitet/Avdelningen för kemiteknik

    Author : Sara Christenson; [2023]
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    Abstract : In 2015, the United Nations adopted 17 different sustainability development goals. These goals were set for the global community to be guided by – but also to follow thus slowingdown climate change, prevent inequality, end poverty and make sure that by 2030 all people enjoy peace and prosperity. READ MORE