Search for dissertations about: "rural development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 311 swedish dissertations containing the words rural development.

  1. 1. Literacy and development : A study of Yemissrach Dimts literacy campaign in Ethiopia

    Author : Margareta Sjöström; Rolf Sjöström; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Adult; education; Development; Education for women; Ethiopia; Evaluation; Literacy; Literacy methods; Motivation; Rural education;

    Abstract : The problem of illiteracy has been the object of many studies during recent decades. In Ethiopia, a country which reports one of the lowest literacy rates in Africa, the Yemissrach Dimts Literacy Campaign (YDLC) was started in 1962. Its activities were concentrated to rural areas and directed primarily towards adults. READ MORE

  2. 2. Multinational Companies and Host Partnership in Rural Development : A Network Perspective on the Lamco Case

    Author : Mohammad Latifi; Mats Åkerblom; Amjad Hadjikhani; Mo Yamin; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Multinational Companies; Rural Development; Less Developed Countries; Network Theory; Lamco; Intermediary Organizations; Private Voluntary Organizations; Community Development; Liberia; Företagsekonomi; Business studies; Företagsekonomi;

    Abstract : Multinational companies (MNCs) in less developed countries (LDCs) are regularly contracted to undertake rural development around their sites. Likewise, they regularly fail. READ MORE

  3. 3. Development and Resilience : Re-thinking poverty and intervention in biocultural landscapes

    Author : L. Jamila Haider; Maja Schlüter; Wiebren Boonstra; M. Jahi Chappell; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; biocultural diversity; coevolution; development; interdisciplinary; Pamir Mountains; poverty traps; resilience; social-ecological systems; vetenskap om hållbar utveckling; Sustainability Science;

    Abstract : The practices related to the growing, harvesting, preparation, and celebration of food over millennia have given rise to diverse biocultural landscapes the world over. These landscapes – rich in biological and cultural diversity – are often characterised by persistent poverty, and, as such, are often the target of development interventions. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rural Development and Territorial Dynamics in the Province of Misiones, Argentina

    Author : Andrea Nardi; Institutionen för kulturgeografi och ekonomisk geografi; []
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; RURAL DEVELOPMENT; TERRITORIAL DYNAMICS; MISIONES; ARGENTINA; FAMILY AGRICULTURE; ALTERNATIVE DEVELOPMENT; TERRITORY; AGROECOLOGY; FARMERS’ MARKETS; SEED MARKETS;

    Abstract : During the 1990s, Latin America went through important structural transformations. The continent experienced a profound alteration in the relations between the state, society, market and natural environment. READ MORE

  5. 5. Growth and decline in rural Sweden : geographical distribution of employment and population 1960–2010

    Author : Martin Hedlund; Linda Lundmark; Emma Lundholm; Olof Stjernström; Kjell Overvåg; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural restructuring; rural heterogeneity; manufacturing decline; agricultural decline; urbanization; rural typology; life-course perspective; cluster analysis; Sweden; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates the combination of changes in the population and employment into sectors in rural Sweden for the period 1960-2010. The aim is to describe and analyze the demographic changes together with the labour market changes, and to account for the spatial outcome of these changes by considering the heterogeneity of rural areas. READ MORE