Essays about: "foreign literature in poverty"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 8 essays containing the words foreign literature in poverty.

  1. 1. Land grabbing and its implications on rural livelihoods in Ghana and Ethiopia : a comparative study

    University essay from Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik; Södertörns högskola/Institutionen för naturvetenskap, miljö och teknik

    Author : Emma Stenberg; Vincent Said Rafiee; [2018]
    Keywords : Land grabbing; Ghana; Ethiopia; political ecology; environmental justice; accumulation by dispossession; sustainable rural livelihoods.;

    Abstract : The rush for land has escalated the last decade, with Sub-Saharan Africa as the most targeted region. Governments, local elites and foreign corporations are increasingly taking control over large areas of agricultural lands with the aim of creating higher financial returns and achieve food security. READ MORE

  2. 2. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI): A means to address food insecurity? A Nexus Analysis

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Ramón Voss; [2016]
    Keywords : FDI; food security; food insecurity; economic growth; poverty reduction.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Food insecurity is a major problem for humanity. Especially in developing countries, the proportion of people who go to bed hungry is substantial. A basic reason, among other factors, is the dominant poverty in those regions. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowering women through an NGO chain : Assessing development from a knowledge transfer perspective

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen; Uppsala universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Isabel Wahlgren; Sarah Bergh; [2015]
    Keywords : Non-Governmental Organization; NGO; Knowledge Transfer; Microfinance; Women; SHG; Empowerment; Sustainability; India; Poverty Alleviation.; Ideell organisation; kunskapsöverföring; mikrofinansiering; mikrolån; självhjälpsgrupp; Indien; fattigdom.;

    Abstract : Over the last decades the topic of microfinance as a method to alleviate poverty has been debated to a large extent in the academic literature. In India, the method of Self-Help Groups (SHGs) is today widespread among Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) and has been proven to empower women economically and socially. READ MORE

  4. 4. Environmental and socioeconomic assessment of rice straw conversion to ethanol in Indonesia : The case of Bali

    University essay from KTH/Energi och klimatstudier, ECS

    Author : Victor Samuel; [2013]
    Keywords : rice straw-to-ethanol conversion; second-generation biofuel; employment creation; lifecycle GHG reduction;

    Abstract : The vast rice production in some developing Asian countries like Indonesia raises expectation on poverty alleviation and energy diversification through second generation biofuel production from rice residues, specifically rice straw. This work attempts to estimate the potential environmental and socioeconomic benefits of rice straw-to-ethanol project in Indonesia. READ MORE

  5. 5. Naturresursernas roll i konflikten i östra Demokratiska Republiken Kongo : en analys av primitiv ackumulation och ackumulation genom fråntagande

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

    Author : Erik Boklund; [2013]
    Keywords : DRC; conflict; natural resources; primitiv accumulation; politisk ekonomi;

    Abstract : I Demokratiska Republiken Kongo (DRC) lever 71% (2006) av landets befolkning under fattigdomsgränsen, trots att landet är kapabelt att producera 80% av världens diamanter och besitter stora reserver av mineralerna coltan, kassiterit och koppar. Förklaringen till detta är delvis att landet sedan 1996 plågats av en utdragen konflikt som än idag pågår i östra DRC. READ MORE