Essays about: "urban development in india"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 45 essays containing the words urban development in india.

  1. 1. Polemics around genetically modified crops : understanding the “problematizations” by the researchers and farmers in India

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

    Author : Mayuri Kumari; [2020]
    Keywords : agriculture; problematization; WPR; discourse; GM debate; GM crops; farmers; agriculture researchers;

    Abstract : India is an agriculture based country where a big chunk of its population is employed in the agricultural sector. Despite significant improvements in food security mainly as a result of the Green revolution, farmers are still facing a list of problems. READ MORE

  2. 2. Opportunities for sustainable water governance in Ranchi, Jharkhand, India : identifying localised solutions to water crises through a capabilities- and institutions-centred framework of strategic agency

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

    Author : Jonathan Wirths; [2020]
    Keywords : water governance; transitions; critical institutionalism; strategic agency; urban development; India; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Many citizens in Ranchi, Jharkhand, suffer from the consequences of contaminated drinking water. The city’s water governance system therefore urgently needs to find ways to bring safe drinking water to its people. Prevalent models in water governance however do not provide effective guidance for the necessary transition process. READ MORE

  3. 3. CAPABILITIES INSIDE FOUR WALLS : A qualitative field study on the capabilities and freedoms for women in a developing context challenging the approach of Amartya Sen

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Olivia Jakobsson; Talvin Kaur Logani; [2019]
    Keywords : Amartya Sen; Martha Nussbaum; Feminism; Power; Capabilities; India; Women;

    Abstract : The ‘’capability approach’’, developed by the Indian economist Amartya Sen, has been widely used in the field of development and has contributed a perception of development that is different from the traditional understanding of it. Despite this, the theory has received a great amount of feminist critique and it has been concluded that the field lacks empirical data on how women in developing countries can be fully understood from the approach of Sen. READ MORE

  4. 4. ”Varför hamnar allting där nere?” : lokalinvånares syn på vattenkraftsetableringen i Lilla Lule älv

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

    Author : Izabel Nordlund; [2018]
    Keywords : vattenkraft; lokalinvånare; landsbygd; Lilla Lule älv; Letsi; industriell kolonisation;

    Abstract : Vattenkraften utgör en stor del av Sveriges elproduktion och det är en stabil elförsörjning. Stora delar av produktionen kommer från Luleälven som började byggas ut redan i början på 1900-talet. För att ta reda på hur lokalinvånare ser på vattenkraftetableringen har fyra informanter som levt kring älven intervjuats. READ MORE

  5. 5. Zanzibar night light : a lighting plan for UNESCO World Heritage Zanzibar Stone Town

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

    Author : Freija Carlstén; [2018]
    Keywords : light design; landscape architecture; planning for sustainability in developing countries; light design in the public space;

    Abstract : Where? Zanzibar is considered to be the centre of Swahili culture, found all along the east coast of Africa. The main city, Stone Town, has for over a millennium constituted an important trading port, merging east African Bantu with Arab culture, adding elements from Persia, India and Europe (NE, 2017). READ MORE