Essays about: "collective livelihoods"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 13 essays containing the words collective livelihoods.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Hybrid patches of commoning - Unpacking influences of the hydrosocial cycle on commoning in a downstream desert reclamation area : case study in Youssef El Seddik, Egypt

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete; Södertörns högskola/Utveckling och internationellt samarbete

    Author : Benjamin Hellström; Leila Sultan; [2020]
    Keywords : water management; Egypt; hydrosocial network; commoning; irrigation; agriculture; commons; environment; desert reclamation; small-scale farming; water resources; livelihoods; Middle East; North Africa; MENA; participatory approach; workshop;

    Abstract : Water stress is increasing globally, especially affecting arid regions of the world such as Egypt. Due to challenges related to intensifying effects of climate change and a rapidly growing population, the levels of and access to water is a continuous area of concern for the country – making it important to analyze how these water issues are managed. READ MORE

  3. 3. Participation in community protected area management: Lessons from Phnom Kulen National Park, Cambodia

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

    Author : Katherine Koerper; [2019]
    Keywords : community-based natural resources management; community protected areas; natural resources management; collective action; common pool resources governance; participation; gender; equity; empowerment; Cambodia; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Community-based natural resources management (CBNRM) is often promoted a way to address natural resources challenges while empowering communities and improving livelihoods. However, empirical evidence has shown that CBNRM does not always entail inclusive community engagement or result in the equitable distribution of costs and benefits. READ MORE

  4. 4. "We Are the Land and the Land Is Us" - Analyzing the Construction of Sami National Identity in Sami Political Discourse on Land and Natural Resources

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Europastudier

    Author : Melodie Viallon; [2018]
    Keywords : Sami people; Nordic countries; identity politics; nationalism; post-colonialism; critical discourse analysis; European studies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The collective fight for self-determination among indigenous peoples around the world has made headlines over the past few years. The exploitation of indigenous territories by settler-states has revived nationalist feelings among the groups, including the Sami, whose territories spread across four states. READ MORE

  5. 5. Forest For Who? A Minor Field Study Exploring Local Narratives About Mgahinga Gorilla National Park, South-Western Uganda

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi

    Author : Astrid Lund Larsen; [2018]
    Keywords : Mgahinga Gorilla National Park; Uganda; Integrated Conservation and Development; protected area management; local narratives; Social Ecological Systems; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Integrated Conservation and Development (ICD) strategies in nature conservation are increasingly recognised as a way to protect the world’s remaining rainforest without neglecting the needs of the local people who are dependent on the forest resources for their livelihoods. With that said, there is still much to be learned about how to best design and implement ICD in the management of national parks. READ MORE