Essays about: "rural development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 2224 essays containing the words rural development.

  1. 1. Balancing social and environmental sustainability: A qualitative case study about the social impacts of the Payments for Ecosystem Services program on rural farmers in Costa Rica

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Emma Ramirez; [2020-11-11]
    Keywords : Costa Rica; Guacimal; Monteverde; Environment; Payments for Environmental Services; Sustainability; Critical Sustainability;

    Abstract : Costa Rica has long been considered a leader in environmentally sustainable policy actions as the country aims to have 70% forest cover and much of their success has been attributed to the Payment for Environmental Services (PES) program. The program pays landowners to conserve their forests for the benefits nature provides, such as biodiversity, storing carbon, scenic beauty and fresh water regulation. READ MORE

  2. 2. SYSTEMATIC LITERATURE REVIEW ON SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP IN SWEDEN - A context specific analysis of social entrepreneurship

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : William Fellbom; [2020-11-05]
    Keywords : ;

    Abstract : Faced with the fact that no consensus exists in defining social entrepreneurship, coupled with multiple academics stressing the importance of context to understand the concept, the author aim to further research this topic by investigating how social entrepreneurship is applied within a specific national context - Sweden.Relevant literature of social entrepreneurship is presented, and the national context of Sweden is outlined to act as a framework upon which the data is analyzed and discussed. READ MORE

  3. 3. EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)EmpowermentofEthiopianwomenandtheachievementoftheUNMillennium DevelopmentGoals(MDGs)

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för socialt arbete

    Author : Epheson Tilahun; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Empowerment; tradition; Millennium Development goals MDGs ; women; development.;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to investigate the connection between rural Ethiopian women empowerment and the development progress process that Ethiopiais achieving contemporarily.It also studied whether the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the UN are enough to address the needs and improve the status of women and young girls in Ethiopia. READ MORE

  4. 4. Game of Drones - Viability Study of Drone Deliveries in Swedish Rural Last Mile Transport

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Lena Persson; Ling Liu; [2020-06-22]
    Keywords : Drone; UAV; Last mile; B2C; Logistics; Rural area; Sweden;

    Abstract : MSc in Logistics and Transport Management.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Att lära sig agera : en studie om professionalisering och landskapsarkitekturutbildning

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

    Author : Helena Persson Lannér; [2020]
    Keywords : Landskapsarkitektur; yrkesroll; rollskapande; informellt lärande; agerande; förväntningar; professionalitet;

    Abstract : Ämnet för detta arbete är landskapsarkitektstudenters erfarenheter och förväntningar av att lära sig rollen som professionell landskapsarkitekt. Syftet är att skapa förståelse för de externa och interna drivkrafter som påverkar studenters beteende och inlärning samt att belysa uppenbara men bitvis dolda strukturer som ligger till grund för samtida landskapsarkitekturutbildning. READ MORE