Essays about: "rural women development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 171 essays containing the words rural women development.

  1. 1. Biotoptak för vildbin på busskurer : en undersökning om människors attityder

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

    Author : Jonatan Jönsson; [2021]
    Keywords : biotoptak; gröna tak; vildbin; pollinering; biodiversitet; attityd;

    Abstract : Vildbins situation är mycket ansträngd då deras naturliga habitat försvinner i ett allt mer storskaligt och effektivt jordbrukslandskap. Grönytor och ruderatmarker i städer har blivit en tillflyktsort, men även dessa habitat försvinner när staden expanderar och förtätas. READ MORE

  2. 2. The role of gender equality on rural women development in agriculture : case study: koperative duhinge ikigori kanjongo “KODIKA”, Nyamasheke district, Rwanda

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

    Author : Christella Mukakalisa; [2021]
    Keywords : gender equality; rural women development; agriculture;

    Abstract : Gender is as a contract in society regulating the relations between men and women. But Gender equality is referred to as equal rights, roles and responsibilities for men and women. It is a crucial element in sustainable development, and it is considered as human rights. READ MORE

  3. 3. Dialling up women farmers’ empowerment vis-à-vis agriculture: Exploring the effects of mobile phones in rural India

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

    Author : Vanessa Berghoff; [2021]
    Keywords : agriculture; agricultural development; agricultural transformation; India; feminisation; farmer; women farmer; gender equality; empowerment; rural livelihoods; rural development; mobile phones; mobiles; smartphones; technology; ICT4D; ICT4Ag; mixed methods; quantitative methods; qualitative methods; case study; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Despite women being the backbone of the agricultural sector in India, the patriarchal agrarian system poses major obstacles and challenges specific to women farmers with consequences well beyond the individual. This research aims to explore how mobile phones can empower rural women vis-à-vis agriculture. READ MORE

  4. 4. A pandemic revealing another : Colombian indigenous women in the national COVID-19 discourse

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

    Author : Francesca Gallisai; [2021]
    Keywords : COVID-19; gender; ethnicity; Colombia; discourse Analysis; feminist postcolonial theory;

    Abstract : During the last years, Colombia has put an effort in formally achieving higher levels of equality in the country which is particularly visible through the National Development Plan (2018-2022). The spreading of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, magnified those inequalities that the Plan is supposed to challenge by showing not only their ubiquity but the mechanisms through which they can be exacerbated in crises situations. READ MORE

  5. 5. Integration of allotment garden in public green space for the social wellbeing of urban residents : a study of Ekebydalen allotment garden, Uppsala, Sweden

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

    Author : Semhal Mehari Hadgu; [2021]
    Keywords : integration; urban agriculture; gardening; allotment garden; urban park; cultivation park; social wellbeing;

    Abstract : Background: Agriculture is among the relevant factors for the formation of cities and it has been an integral part of city life throughout history. Despite the increase in population growth, urban agriculture can offer a unique opportunity for improving the livelihood of individuals through the practice of growing food in urban green spaces. READ MORE