Essays about: "ngos rural development"

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  1. 11. Human-wildlife conflict mitigation in Peninsular Malaysia : lessons learnt, current views and future directions

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

    Author : Stamatios Asimopoulos; [2016]
    Keywords : wildlife; wild animals; Malaysia; environmental conservation; agriculture expansion;

    Abstract : Among the wild animals in peninsular Malaysia tigers and elephants seem to be the most threatened species after the Malaysian rhinoceros which have dwindled to critically low numbers. Agriculture expansion and palm oil production is the main driving force that affects natural habitat of these magnificent mammals bringing people in conflict with wild animals. READ MORE

  2. 12. Governing indigenous territories in the Peruvian Amazon : placing people or forest first?

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

    Author : Josefin Egerlid; [2015]
    Keywords : communities; conservation; indigenous; Kechwa-Lamista; native; territory; title;

    Abstract : The current competition for land in the Peruvian Amazon presents a challenge to many indige-nous communities which do not have legal ownership over their customary lands. In response to this challenge, several actions have been taken by indigenous groups to gain possession over forest areas which they consider as part of their ancestral territories. READ MORE

  3. 13. Constructive communication in contexts of complexity : a case study of the wolf conflict in Sweden

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

    Author : Lina Cederlöf; [2015]
    Keywords : communication; environmental communication; complexity; wicked issues; communicative action; awareness; perspectives; wolf; roles; rationality; modernity;

    Abstract : Many societal issues of today are characterized by complexity and conflicts, which often arise as a consequence of multiple actors with divergent perspectives. The on-going wolf conflict in Sweden is one example of an issue commonly perceived as complex and with increasing polarization. READ MORE

  4. 14. Political mobilisation through public deliberation : a case study of three German environmental NGOs

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

    Author : Mareike Imken; [2015]
    Keywords : deliberative democracy; public deliberation; environmental advocacy campaigns; environmental communication; political mobilisation; political engagement; political activism; societal change;

    Abstract : In this master thesis I am integrating ideas on the mobilisation of political engagement with the concept of deliberative democracy to enhance the practical applicability of public deliberation in contexts such as environmental advocacy campaigns. I explore the degree to which environmental campaigns of three German environmental NGOs use public deliberation in order to bring about a more active citizenship and produce political pressure for progressive policy change. READ MORE

  5. 15. Water scarcity and its impact on agriculture : case study of Layyah, Pakistan

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

    Author : Tahir Husnain Khan; [2014]
    Keywords : water scarcity; small scale farmer; livelihood; ground water; rain water; canal water; Layyah; Pakistan;

    Abstract : The issue of water scarcity and socio-economic impact of water shortage on small scale farmers is a reality in many developing countries including Pakistan. With its high population density, mostly in the rural areas, a majority of the households engage in activities that are geared towards survival for their livelihood activities. READ MORE