Essays about: "rural-urban migration"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 24 essays containing the words rural-urban migration.

  1. 1. Food for Change: Exploring rural-urban linkages among youth in Guatemala

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Kultur och samhälle

    Author : Clara Axblad; [2018]
    Keywords : agriculture; communication; consumption; development; food; urbanization; Guatemala; rural-urban linkages;

    Abstract : As the world grapples with increasing urbanization, population growth, climate change and depleting natural resources, there is an increased recognition that more food will have to be produced with fewer resources while food consumption has to shift rapidly towards more sustainable patterns. Meanwhile, although many are willing to work in and innovate agricultural practices, young people in rural areas still struggle to access the resources needed to be part of this shift, not to mention to make a living. READ MORE

  2. 2. Food security and rapid urbanization : A case study of urban agriculture in Hanoi

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

    Author : Helge Drebold; [2017]
    Keywords : Food-Safety; Supermarketization; Food system; Land-seizure; Urban Development;

    Abstract : As demand for food and farmland is increasing in Hanoi, the transition from an agricultural-based economy to an industrial one puts the livelihoods of urban farmers at risk. The urbanization displaces people and alter livelihoods of many urban poor in the peri-urban areas of Hanoi. READ MORE

  3. 3. Empowering Women through Rural-Urban Migration in China.

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Sociologi

    Author : Agata Kunka; [2017]
    Keywords : migration; empowerment; rural migrant women; hukou system; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Gender equality and empowerment of women and girls were presented at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG5) by the United Nations. It has been realized that empowerment of women plays a crucial role in development. This study examines the empowerment process of rural migrant women in China. READ MORE

  4. 4. Framing Environmental Migration - An Analysis of Indian Government Policies

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Master of Science in Development Studies; Lunds universitet/Graduate School; Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Fabienne Stämpfli; [2017]
    Keywords : Environmental Change; Migration; Framing; Vulnerability; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Environmental change has the potential to displace people all over the world, particularly those with high exposure to change and low adaptive capacities. In this context, migration is a response to individual and collective vulnerabilities, and thus represents an adaption strategy. READ MORE

  5. 5. "Hoy por ti, mañana por mi"

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUMID International Master programme in applied International Development and Management

    Author : Sophie Baumgartner; [2015]
    Keywords : reciprocity; Ayni; Aymara; agriculture; non-monetary economy; Bolivia; Taraco; rural-urban migration; globalization; agency; Cultural Sciences; Agriculture and Food Sciences; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Las prácticas de cooperación y reciprocidad dentro de la agricultura han sido ampliamente discutidas como importantes estrategias para la reducción de riesgos y costos en la mano de obra y la adquisición de capital. En los Andes, las normas de reciprocidad parecen estar más institucionalizadas debido al arraigo histórico en la cultura Andina. READ MORE