Search for dissertations about: "south central Ethiopia"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 6 swedish dissertations containing the words south central Ethiopia.

  1. 1. Forest decline in South Central Ethiopia : Extent, history and process

    Author : Gessesse Dessie; Carl Christiansson; Johan Kleman; Peter Kinlund; Mats Widgren; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Forest decline; people-forest interaction; boundaries; khat expansion; remote sensing; social survey; south central Ethiopia; Awassa watershed; Wondo Genet; Physical geography; Naturgeografi; geografi med naturgeografisk inriktning; Physical Geography;

    Abstract : This study presents the extent, history and process of forest decline in Awassa watershed, south central Ethiopia. By combining different data sources such as satellite images, social surveys and historical documents, forest decline is described quantitatively and qualitatively and the main causes behind this process are identified. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ambaricho and Shonkolla. From Local Independent Church to the Evangelical Mainstream in Ethiopia. The Origins of the Mekane Yesus Church in Kambata Hadiya

    Author : Staffan Grenstedt; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Religion; Ethiopia; Kambata; Hadiya; Indigenous; Revivals; African Factor; Worldly Prac-tices; Drinking; Dissonance; Independent Church; Ethos; Kambata Evangelical Church 2; Ethiopian Evangelical Solidarity; Ecumenical; Comity; Mainstream Churches; Ethiopian Evan-gelical Church Mekane Yesus; Kambata Synod; South Central Synod; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Religion Theology; Religionsvetenskap Teologi; Studies of Missions; Missionsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a contribution to the scholarly debate on how African Independent Churches (AICs) relate to outside partners. It is a case study from the perspective of the periphery of Ethiopia, which explains the origins of the Mekane Yesus Church in Kambata Hadiya The diachronic structure of the study with a focus from 1944 to 1975 highlights how a group of Christians reacted to cultural pressure and formed a local independent church, the Kambata Evangelical Church 2 (KEC-2). READ MORE

  3. 3. Governing Development : The Millennium Development Goals and Gender Policy Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Author : Helena Hede Skagerlind; Jonas Tallberg; Kristina Jönsson; Jeffrey Checkel; Mathias Koenig-Archibugi; Stockholms universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; Millennium Development Goals; sustainable development; gender equality; human rights; performance indicators; United Nations; Sub-Saharan Africa; Kenya; Ethiopia; economic conditionality; social influence; statsvetenskap; Political Science;

    Abstract : Recent decades have witnessed an upsurge in the use of different forms of global performance assessments as a means to influence the behavior of states. Within the area of international development, the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reinforced the practice of development governance through global performance indicators (GPIs) and gained considerable agenda-setting power among the international development community. READ MORE

  4. 4. Child health and acute respiratory infections in Ethiopia : epidemiology for prevention and control

    Author : Lulu Muhe; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Epidemiology; acute respiratory infections; morbidity; mortality; infants; under-five children; determinants; intervention;

    Abstract : This thesis is based on studies in Butajira district in the south central part of Ethiopia and one study in the Ethio-Swedish Children's Hospital in Addis Ababa. The Butajira project has a continuous demographic surveillance system, established in 1987 in a sample of 10 communities with a total baseline population of about 30,000. READ MORE

  5. 5. Rainfall variability, soils and land use changes in the Ethiopian highlands

    Author : Staffan Rosell; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    Keywords : rainfall change; soil productivity; tef; land-use changes; South Wollo; water harvesting;

    Abstract : Most farmers in the Ethiopian highlands are dependent on rain-fed agriculture. The indigenous cereal tef is the most important crop for the farmers in the highlands. The central highland is an environmentally fragile area and a marginal area of Ethiopia with a recurring problem for the farmers to sustain an adequate agricultural production. READ MORE