Essays about: "urban economic development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 543 essays containing the words urban economic development.

  1. 1. 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

  2. 2. Exploring metropolitan governance in the Öresund Region

    University essay from Malmö universitet/Malmö högskola/Institutionen för Urbana Studier (US)

    Author : Roger Barres; [2021]
    Keywords : metropolitan area; city-region; metropolitan governance; urban politics; cross-border metropolitan region; democratic governance; Öresund region;

    Abstract : For the first time in history, more people in the world live in urban areas than in rural areas. Almost half of this world urban population now live in metropolitan areas, which are becoming central spaces of world economic and social activity, and where major global challenges happen and should be tackled. READ MORE

  3. 3. Values of quality in ‘natural’ wine production : the study of ‘natural’ wine in Germany

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

    Author : Maximilian Hågård Brown; [2021]
    Keywords : ‘natural’ Wine; alternative; conventions; quality; food; agriculture; sustainability; organic; biodynamic;

    Abstract : The current food production system based on a globalized network of economic efficiency and productivity relies on resource intensive production methods that are often environmentally destructive and unsustainable. Therefore, a growing body of research seeks to understand how different alternative food networks (AFNs) are potentially shaping new approaches to agriculture and our relationship to food in order to combat the current environmental crisis. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quests for knowledge and social mobility : Vocational and on-the-job-training as navigational tactics in the urban labour market of Sierra Leone

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för kulturantropologi och etnologi

    Author : Bim Kilje; [2021]
    Keywords : On-The-Job training; OTJ; apprenticeship; Technical and Vocational Education and Training; TVET; Sierra Leone; urban; labour market; tailoring; trading; practice theory; social mobility; moral education; youth; unemployment; livelihood; informal sector;

    Abstract : This ethnographic study investigates the experiences of those learning tailoring and trading in Freetown, Sierra Leone via apprenticeships, other on-the-job training or Technical and Vocational Education and Training programs (TVET). I examine these forms of occupational training by investigating the practices underway, how knowledge transmission occurs, as well as why learners engage with and what they get out of these activities. READ MORE

  5. 5. Immigrant entrepreneurship : the case of Lithuanian immigrant entrepreneursin rural East of England

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

    Author : Tomas Jankus; [2021]
    Keywords : immigrant entrepreneurship; rural; mixed embeddedness; migration; business; co-ethnics; entrepreneurs;

    Abstract : The interplay of migration and entrepreneurship has been shifted to a significant research area by the continuous increase of immigrants as a share in the population of countries, that are considered to be having a high attractiveness towards migrants. The United Kingdom has been pronounced as one of the countries receiving the biggest flows of immigrants. READ MORE