Essays about: "urban development in india"

Showing result 21 - 25 of 51 essays containing the words urban development in india.

  1. 21. Developing land cover change methodology by combining remote sensing observations and pastoralist understandings : a case study in southern Tamil Nadu, India

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

    Author : Patrick Wennström; [2016]
    Keywords : pastoralism; land cover change; remote sensing; participatory mapping; mixed methods;

    Abstract : Pastoralists in India are experiencing increased difficulties to sustain their livelihood, which is partly due to deterioration and diminishment of the pastoral lands that they depend on. Remote sensing (RS) is a powerful tool for investigating large-scale land cover change dynamics; however, a more complete and socially aware analysis of land cover change can be produced when incorporating qualitative data into the analysis. READ MORE

  2. 22. Resilience Thinking For Common Pool Resources Management - Avoiding Drought Induced Disaster Threats in Indian Rajasthan.

    University essay from KTH/Mark- och vattenteknik

    Author : Nicolas Sultanem; [2016]
    Keywords : Resilience Thinking; Common Pool Resources; Rajasthan Drought; Drought Alleviation; Sustainable Governance; Water Resources Management; Traditional Water Structures;

    Abstract : Drought related problems are a major stress source on the livelihood of communities in several areas of the world. Due to inefficient water resources management people leave their traditional habitat in search for security in larger agglomerations. READ MORE

  3. 23. An Impact Evaluation of RSBY on Hospitalization and Total Out-of-pocket Expenditure

    University essay from Handelshögskolan i Stockholm/Institutionen för nationalekonomi

    Author : David Rydén; Tomas Da Costa E Silva Vasconcelos; [2016]
    Keywords : Health insurance; Impact evaluation; Out-of-pocket expenditure; RSBY; India;

    Abstract : The Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana (RSBY, literally "National Health Insurance Programme") was introduced in 2008 in India to provide financial protection for below poverty line population (BPL) and increase access to health care. RSBY is one of the largest health insurance schemes in the world and this paper introduces the first longer term impact analysis of RSBY on health care utilization, as well as evaluate differing effects on rural and urban households separately. READ MORE

  4. 24. Investigating a Social Entrepreneurial Business Model in India and its Applicability to Wider Contexts.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Kulturgeografiska institutionen

    Author : Jasmine Hammam; [2016]
    Keywords : Social entrepreneurship; urban slums; portability; cultural context; India;

    Abstract : Social entrepreneurship has grown in popularity since Muhammad Yunus and Grameen Bank was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 2006. Pollinate Energy is an Australian social business working to improve the lives of the urban poor in India. READ MORE

  5. 25. Wastescape Bhubaneswar & Cuttack

    University essay from KTH/Arkitektur

    Author : Oskar Gudéhn; Linda Ringqvist; [2014]
    Keywords : Bhubaneswar; Cuttack; Odisha; Waste; Waste Management; Architecture; sustainable studies; critical studies; Urban Planning; Formal; Informal; Minor Field Study; MFS; Architects without Borders; ASF; SPARC; UDRC; KKPKP; waste picker; godown; Mahila Milan; India; Rammed Earth; Mud; Bamboo; ANT; recycling; composting; biogas; landfill; slum; slum upgrading; interview; documentation; sketches; holistic; bottom up; social sustainability; economic sustainability; ecological sustainability;

    Abstract : This project is a study of the wastescape - a network of waste - of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in Odisha, India.  The study incorporates key locations, e.g. landfills, urban wastelands and waste warehouses; major actors in the formal and informal waste sector; and flows of waste through economic and social systems. READ MORE