Essays about: "rural empowerment"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the words rural empowerment.

  1. 1. A hard nut to crack : a gender analysis of a community and a value chain in Indonesia

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

    Author : Rebecka Wikström; [2019]
    Keywords : gender; value chain; feminist theory; empowerment; candlenut;

    Abstract : In this master’s thesis, I have investigated gender dynamics within a village called Batudulang on the Island of Sumbawa in Indonesia. It is qualitative research, based on observations, focus groups and semi-structured interviews. READ MORE

  2. 2. GSM Based Technology as a Tool to Reach Higher Financial Inclusion in Rural Areas : The Digitising of Savings Groups

    University essay from KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS); KTH/Skolan för elektroteknik och datavetenskap (EECS)

    Author : Jeanna Peebo; Alexandra Kosovic; [2019]
    Keywords : USSD; Savings Groups; Xitique; Financial inclusion; Women empowerment; M-pesa;

    Abstract : Digital aid to increase financial inclusion in developing countries is an increasing area of interest growing together with the global expansion of mobile phone penetration. This paper analyzes technical, social and financial aspects of the possibility of digitizing Xitique, a local community-based microfinance model in rural Mozambique. READ MORE

  3. 3. Youth empowerment as an educational incentive in Ethiopian rural areas

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Niels de Fraguier; Jannik Halfwassen; [2019]
    Keywords : Youth participation; Empowerment; Education; Ethiopia; Rural development; Community engagement; Cross-collaboration; Policies and implementation; Africa;

    Abstract : With a tremendous demographic boom and the high importance of the youth population, Ethiopia is currently dealing with critical challenges to ensure sustainable development within the country. The recent appointment of Abiy Ahmed as prime minister has brought new hope for Ethiopian liberalisation and the improvement of former political systems. READ MORE

  4. 4. Women Economic Empowerment and SMEs : A Case Study on Bangladesh

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Jasika Alam Jitu; [2019]
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    Abstract : Low income countries such as Bangladesh are among many of the developing countries in the world where people suffer from poverty which affect their living conditions, especially the empowerment, more specifically economic empowerment of rural and/or indigent women. Many actors such as non-government organizations (NGOs) aspire towards working on means which will improve the empowerment status of rural women in the economy of Bangladesh. READ MORE

  5. 5. Profit-making businesswomen or (too) proud women and prostitutes? : change and continuity in the social practice of gender at Kiwira market, Tanzania

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

    Author : Nora Wahlström; [2019]
    Keywords : market women; rural development; gender; gender practices;

    Abstract : African women’s involvement in the informal economy as market sellers is a topic which has received substantial attention, often with an interest in the possibilty of empowerment which comes from earning money and conducting business outside of the household. However, this topic suffers from an urban bias as well as a focus mainly on West Africa. READ MORE