Essays about: "Sustainable Rural Livelihoods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 50 essays containing the words Sustainable Rural Livelihoods.

  1. 1. Off-Grid Solar Energy and Its Impacts on Rural Livelihoods : A Case Study on Tanzania

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

    Author : Nike Dahlqvist; Samuel Larsson; [2019]
    Keywords : ff-grid energy; rural electrification; sustainable Development; Livelihood; Solar Energy; Tanzania.;

    Abstract : Energy poverty and lack of access to electricity is a global problem which is recognised in the sustainable development goal 7. Today 1.2 billion people live without access to electricity and most of them are situated in Sub-Saharan Africa where biomass still constitutes the main source of energy. READ MORE

  2. 2. Women’s fuelwood collection and deforestation : Effects on women’s everyday lives and environments in Kabadio, Casamance and Diagane Barka, Sine-Saloum.

    University essay from Högskolan i Jönköping/HLK, Globala studier

    Author : Sofia Tiainen; [2019]
    Keywords : Women; fuelwood collection; forest degradation; livelihoods; feminist political ecology; West Africa; Senegal;

    Abstract : Previous research and literature commonly agree to the fact that women, especially rural women, is the most vulnerable group in society. Many of them tend to be found in the poorest sections of society. READ MORE

  3. 3. Organic Farming is Coming to Our Valley : The Development of Pumi Eco-Agriculture and the Indigenisation of Modernity in Sino-Myanmar Borderlands

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för arkeologi och antik historia

    Author : Ze Gao; [2019]
    Keywords : eco-agriculture; indigenisation of modernity; environmentality; traditional ecological knowledge; agricultural land use; technical practices; governance; Pumi ethnicity; rural development; highland livelihoods; borderland; post-development theory; political ecology; contemporary history; agricultural policy;

    Abstract : How do indigenous people perceive and practice eco-agriculture, especially when it was introduced as a development project? This thesis aims to delve into this question by focusing on a policy-induced agrarian transition for Pumi community in Sino-Myanmar borderlands. Using ethnographic methods, I intend to offer an intimate account of a provincial programme to facilitate eco-agriculture in this ethnic region. READ MORE

  4. 4. 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

  5. 5. 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