Essays about: "Sri Lanka development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 52 essays containing the words Sri Lanka development.

  1. 1. The place of meaningfulness: A study about how tourism affects the residents’ place attachment in Mirissa

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet / Institutionen för ekonomi och samhälle

    Author : Helena Sjöberg; Caroline Påhlsson; [2019-10-23]
    Keywords : Place attachment; Tourism; Sustainable Development;

    Abstract : The aim of this thesis is to contribute to a deeper understanding of the local residents’ perceptions of the tourism in Mirissa, Sri Lanka, and how their place attachment is affected by changes related to tourism. In order to fulfil the purpose, two research questions are answered. READ MORE

  2. 2. Is GSP+ a Plus? - A Mixed Method Review of Trade Preference Scheme GSP+

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Hannes Berggren; [2019]
    Keywords : EU; Trade Preferences; GSP ; Gravity Equation; Sustainable Development; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The EU, being the largest trading partner for many developing countries, offers a General Scheme of Preferences (GSP) as a voluntary trade promoting scheme. Through GSP+, an extension of GSP, the EU offers additional market access conditional on commitment to sustainable development and good governance. READ MORE

  3. 3. Repainting the Rainbow: A Postcolonial Analysis on the Politics of the LGBTQ Movement in Colombo, Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management; Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Joshua Arteta; [2019]
    Keywords : LGBTQ; LGBTQ activism; Sri Lanka; social movement theory; grievances; collective identity; strategy; postcolonial theory; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : LGBTQ issues have been mainstreamed in media and academic literature, especially in countries of the Commonwealth of Nations, where homosexuality has been said to be criminalized through the commonly known “sodomy laws”. This has fueled an international social movement, led by Western human rights organizations, with cultural, political and economic goals seeking to advance LGBTQ rights globally. READ MORE

  4. 4. The importance of buffalo milk in the curd manufacture of Sri Lanka

    University essay from SLU/Department of Molecular Sciences

    Author : Jennifer Hallqvist; [2019]
    Keywords : Sri Lanka; curd; Meekiri; Deekiri; buffalo milk; milk composition; milk fat; fermented milk products;

    Abstract : Sri Lanka is a developing country located south of India, in the Indian ocean. It is a country with multiple cultures, ethnicities and languages, and it is rated as “high” on the Human Development Index (HDI). The total population is 20.9 million, of which 28% are employed in the agricultural primary production. READ MORE

  5. 5. Backpacker Tourism and Local Community Development: An Analysis of Hostels as Drivers of Poverty Reduction in Sri Lanka

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Gayani Siriwardena; [2019]
    Keywords : Backpacker tourism; Bourdieu’s Theory of Practice; Hostels; Livelihoods; Local communities; Networks; Poverty reduction; Sri Lanka; Tourism industry policy framework; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is an attempt to understand if hostels, being an essential component of the infrastructural support for backpacker tourism have been instrumental in lifting up local communities in light of socio-economic development. The analysis strives to explore not only the contours of change in the community level but also the changes in the institutions and structures within which the tourism industry operates to understand how the hostel communities create their own structures through exercising power, which is a manifestation of how capitals are accumulated and transformed. READ MORE