Essays about: "Uganda"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 426 essays containing the word Uganda.

  1. 1. The Price of a Green Conscience : Social impacts of carbon forestry projects

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jasmine Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : Climate compensation; Sustainable development; Tree planting; Uganda; Mozambique;

    Abstract : Scholars and civil society organizations have over the last decade referred to large-scale carbon sequestration TPPs as "carbon colonialism" (Carmody and Taylor, 2016) as well as a "development by dispossession" dressed in new clothing behind words such as climate change mitigation and development (Kröger, 2012). Concerns have been raised that the trade-offs from the implementation of industrial tree plantations (ITPs) may result in conflicting effects on countries' overall development (The Oakland Institute, 2019; Osborne, 2015; Nel & Hill, 2013). READ MORE

  2. 2. Refugeehood in Uganda’s rapidly urbanizing cities: An investigation of the South Sudanese refugees’ use of assets and community self-reliance to overcome humanitarian protection challenges in Arua city, Northern Uganda

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

    Author : Vittorio Capici; [2021]
    Keywords : Urban forced displacement; secondary cities; Northern Uganda; self-settled refugees; collective livelihoods; community assets; refugee-led organisations; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : In contrast with most studies analyzing urban forced displacement in Uganda, this study moves beyond the capital Kampala to explore urban refugeehood issues in one of the country’s secondary cities. The case study investigates how a community of self-settled South Sudanese refugees living in the northern Ugandan city of Arua copes with the challenges of self-settlement, self-reliance and recognition. READ MORE

  3. 3. The Enemy of My Enemy is My Agent : A Case Study on the Effects of Soft Power in Preventing and Facilitating One-Sided Violence in Internal Conflicts

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Joakim Ydebäck; [2021]
    Keywords : s​oft power; one-sided violence; external support; colonialism; internal conflict; Central African Republic; South Sudan;

    Abstract : The internationalisation of conflicts has made the study of the effects of external support a prominent subfield within peace and conflict studies. How supporting states affect conflict strategies and changes the conflict dynamic has been the prime concern of this thesis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Refugee local integration: Local governments as stakeholders in the implementation of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework in Uganda.

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Nyende Keith Mark; [2021]
    Keywords : CRRF; Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework; GCR; Global Compact for Refugees; Refugees; Forced Displacement; Integration; Local Integration; Local Government; Decentralization; Refugee Policy; Triple Nexus; Humanitarian-Development-Peace Nexus; Uganda.;

    Abstract : In 2016, member states of the United Nations, by consensus, adopted the New York Declaration for Refugees and Migrants, in which they also agreed to the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework (CRRF). The framework, arguing for a multi-stakeholder inclusive approach that includes local authorities, was suggested to be a progressive step in establishing an international regime offering predictability in dealing with large scale refugee movements, placing focus on self-reliance, economic inclusion, and support for both refugees and host communities. READ MORE

  5. 5. From despair to hope The Neighbourhood project - a turning point in life

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för neurovetenskap och fysiologi

    Author : Cornelia Johansson; Julia Nyqvist; [2020-05-12]
    Keywords : Participation; POJF; empowerment; vulnerable women; Uganda;

    Abstract : Background: Women in Uganda constitute a marginalized group because of their position in society. They often face discrimination in different forms, and this affects their possibility to participate in society. This exclusion often leads to occupational injustice. READ MORE