Essays about: "Tamil Nadu."

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  1. 21. “The world will turn in to nature, everyone turns away from chemicals.” - Aspiration and values among organic farmers in India

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Centrum för öst- och sydöstasienstudier

    Author : Maria Mikkelsen; [2010]
    Keywords : Sustainable development; Organic farming; India; Small-scale farmers; Sustainable Livelihood Approach; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is a case study about the prospect of organic small-scale farmers in Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu, South India, with conventional small scale-farmers as a reference group. The aim is to look at what opportunities these farmers have in relation to their economic and social context. READ MORE

  2. 22. International investments : A location analysis of India

    University essay from Umeå universitet/Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet; Umeå universitet/Handelshögskolan vid Umeå universitet

    Author : Mikael Hedenstierna; Henric Uhrbom; [2010]
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    Abstract : This degree project is written on assignment for IKEA in order to develop knowledge about India as an investment country and recommend which states in India have the most potential for a future investment. Further, we will examine which kind of knowledge approach that is best suited for a foreign investment decision. READ MORE

  3. 23. Determinants of Women's Empowerment in Rural India: An Intra-Household Study

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Julia Wiklander; [2010]
    Keywords : Probit Model; Household determinants; Social norms; Gender-related constraints; Women s empowerment; Tamil Nadu; Uttar Pradesh; India; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : Using household level data from the Survey on the Status of Women and Fertility provided by the Rockefeller Foundation and the Population Studies Centre of University of Pennsylvania, the purpose of this thesis is to investigate the determinants of women’s empowerment and the presence of gender-related constraints within the household in rural India. Households from two states of different demographic development, Uttar Pradesh in the North and Tamil Nadu in the South are included in the data. READ MORE


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

    Author : Kristina Engelin; [2009]
    Keywords : Tamil Nadu; traditions; beliefs; culture; postpartum; Pregnancy; birth; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In spite of the modernization of obstetrics in Tamil Nadu, the rural women still adhere to several traditional beliefs and practices, in regard to childbearing and postpartum. The varieties of non-biomedical practices were used in attempt to ensure a risk-free delivery and the birth of a healthy baby, although the collected data shows that some of them are harmful. READ MORE

  5. 25. Utfodring av hästar i tropiska klimat : möjlighet att använda regionala fodermedel i Tamil Nadu, Indien.

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Animal Nutrition and Management

    Author : Tove Bergström; Christina Johansson; [2009]
    Keywords : hästar; utfodring; Indien; tropiskt klimat; Tamil Nadu;

    Abstract : This study consists of a literature study and a survey in Tamil Nadu, India. The aim of the study was to get an understanding of horse feeding in tropical climates and what kind of feeding related problems that could occur because of the fodder. READ MORE