Essays about: "Sustainable Rural Livelihoods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 41 essays containing the words Sustainable Rural Livelihoods.

  1. 1. Evaluating the impact of drought on rural communities : a case study of Umuziwabantu Local Municipality in KwaZulu Natal, South Africa

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

    Author : Nolwandle Made; [2019]
    Keywords : Rural livelihoods; rural households; water shortages; resilience; coping strategies;

    Abstract : Droughts are a natural phenomenon that occur in hydrological cycles. However, the effect of climate change will increase the frequency and severity of drought. It is therefore, important that communities and the ecosystem learn to adapt to these abrupt changes. READ MORE

  2. 2. Farmers’ perspectives on male out-migration and the future of agrarian livelihoods in Rwanda : case studies from Rudashya and Kiryango villages

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

    Author : Eric Nisingizwe; [2019]
    Keywords : Agrarian Livelihoods; migration; push factors; pull factors; livelihood strategies; gender relations; remittances;

    Abstract : Rural out-migration is prevalent phenomenon throughout the Global South. In this study, I explore the effects of male out-migration on the agrarian livelihoods of the farmers‟ households in Rwanda. READ MORE

  3. 3. Rural Tourism and Poverty Reduction. A Case Study of the Rural Population's Livelihoods in San Pedro de Colalao, Argentina

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

    Author : Brita Kristin Ahlberg Bamert; [2019]
    Keywords : rural tourism; sustainable livelihood framework; livelihood diversification; poverty reduction; case study; rural development; San Pedro de Colalao; Argentina; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to analyse rural tourism as a tool for poverty reduction, by examining the role of the regulatory framework, including the public and the private sector; and how the participation in rural tourism activities shapes people’s livelihood outcomes in San Pedro de Colalao, Argentina. A case study was carried out, which sought to gain an in-depth understanding about people’s livelihoods, through the lens of the sustainable livelihoods framework. READ MORE

  4. 4. Synergies and trade-offs between REDD+ pilot project and communities’ livelihoods : case study in Nepal

    University essay from SLU/Southern Swedish Forest Research Centre

    Author : Priscilla Cubo; [2018]
    Keywords : carbon trading; community forestry; Nepal; NTFPs; REDD ; rural livelihood;

    Abstract : Carbon trading through Reducing Emission from Deforestation and Forest Degradation, forest conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of carbon stocks (REDD+) payment scheme has been initiated to reduce greenhouse gas emission from deforestation and forest degradation. However, there are several critics about the implementation of REDD+ in developing countries. READ MORE

  5. 5. Ruminants, resilience and poverty : assessing the socioeconomic role of small ruminants in the pastoral areas of Northeastern Uganda

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

    Author : Bruno Sserunkuma Akejo; [2017]
    Keywords : small ruminants; pastoralists; livelihood;

    Abstract : Small ruminants (goats and sheep) are of great importance for the livelihoods of pastoralists, agro-pastoralists, and the small holder poor in rural Uganda. However, their socioeconomic role is often overlooked in the general statistics on rural and household economies. READ MORE