Search for dissertations about: "africa: analysis"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 270 swedish dissertations containing the words africa: analysis.

  1. 1. Life expectancy in Africa : A cross-national study

    Author : Kwame Gbesemete; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; life expectaocy; cross-national; environmental; behavioural and cultnral; demographic; socio-economic; medical and external factors; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN;

    Abstract : This thesis seeks to investigate the factors underlying the differences in life expectaocy in 28 low and middle-income African countries. The thesis is divided into two parts. READ MORE

  2. 2. Building a coherent hydro-climatic modelling framework for the data limited Kilombero Valley of Tanzania

    Author : Alexander Koutsouris; Steve W. Lyon; Jan Seibert; Mekonnen Gebremichael; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Hydrology; Precipitation; Recession analysis; End - member mixing analysis; EMMA; GLUE; HBV; down scaling; Quantile mapping; CFSR; CMORPH; CRU; GPCC; ERA - i; MERRA; TRMM; UDEL; Satellite; Reanalysis; Kilombero; Tanzania; Eastern Africa; Africa; naturgeografi; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : This thesis explores key aspects for synthesizing data across spatiotemporal scales relevant for water resources management in an Eastern Africa context. Specifically, the potential of large scale global precipitation datasets (GPDs) in data limited regions to overcome spatial and temporal data gaps is considered. READ MORE

  3. 3. Essays on Development and Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Jonas Poulsen; Eva Mörk; Niklas Bengtsson; Karl Moene; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ANC; regression discontinuity; IV; party effects; Rwandan genocide; rainfall; propaganda; social capital; South Africa; mining; resource curse; crime; criminality; Internet; protests; submarine cables; regime change; Africa; employment; light;

    Abstract : Essay I: The African National Congress (ANC) can look back on eighty years of struggle which resulted in the liberation of black Africans, the creation of a democratic constitution and free elections. However, the last twenty years of ANC rule has been criticized for the failure to bring higher living standards for the formerly oppressed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Land Reform, Trust and Natural Resource Management in Africa

    Author : Precious Zikhali; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Africa; Agricultural productivity; Bioeconomic model; Dynamic analysis; Land reform; Ethnicity; Ethnic nepotism; Investments; Mopane worm; Restrictive harvest period policy; Tenure security; Trust; Zimbabwe.;

    Abstract : Four self-contained papers constitute this thesis. Paper I investigates what impact Zimbabwe’s Fast Track Land Reform Programme, launched in 2000 as part of an ongoing land reform and resettlement programme aimed at addressing a racially skewed land distribution, has had on its beneficiaries’ perceptions of land tenure security and subsequent decisions to invest in soil conservation. READ MORE

  5. 5. The Heart and Soul of the Party : Candidate Selection in Ghana and Africa

    Author : Magnus Öhman; Axel Hadenius; Jan Teorell; Lars Svåsand; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Political science; political parties; party organisation; candidate selection; clientelism; neopatrimonialism; parliamentary candidates; parliamentary turnover; Africa; Ghana; Statsvetenskap; Political science; Statsvetenskap; statskunskap; statskunskap;

    Abstract : The ambition of this book is to shed light on the power dynamics within African political parties through studying how different parties select their candidates for parliamentary elections. Having control over who should represent the party in elections is often considered an important factor in the distribution of power. READ MORE