Search for dissertations about: "rural development"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 272 swedish dissertations containing the words rural development.

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

    University dissertation from Umeå : Umeå universitet

    Author : Margareta Sjöström; Rolf Sjöström; Umeå universitet.; [1982]
    Keywords : 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

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Mohammad Latifi; Uppsala universitet.; [2004]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Business studies; Multinational Companies; Rural Development; Less Developed Countries; Network Theory; Lamco; Intermediary Organizations; Private Voluntary Organizations; Community Development; Liberia; Företagsekonomi; SOCIAL SCIENCES Business and economics Business studies; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP Ekonomi 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

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Stockholm Resilience Centre, Stockholm University

    Author : L. Jamila Haider; Stockholms universitet.; [2017]
    Keywords : NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; 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. The Past of Present Livelihoods Historical perspectives on modernisation, rural policy regimes and smallholder poverty - a case from Eastern Zambia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Pelle Amberntsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Rural livelihoods; Smallholders; rural policy regime; development; modernisation; Zambia; Rural livelihoods; Smallholders; rural policy regime; development; modernisation; Zambia;

    Abstract : This study is an enquiry into the processes shaping rural livelihoods in peripheral areas. The study is situated in the field of livelihood research and departs in the persistent crisis within African smallholder agriculture and in rural policy debates during the postindependence era. READ MORE

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

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Author : Andrea Nardi; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2011]
    Keywords : 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