Sökning: "rural livelihoods"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 29 avhandlingar innehållade orden rural livelihoods.

  1. 1. The Past of Present Livelihoods Historical perspectives on modernisation, rural policy regimes and smallholder poverty - a case from Eastern Zambia

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborgs universitet

    Författare :Pelle Amberntsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2011]
    Nyckelord :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;

    Sammanfattning : 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. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Interdisciplinary knowledge integration and the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach. Case studies on rural livelihoods in Kenya and China

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Per Knutsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2005]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; sustainable livelihoods approach; rural development; climate change; land use; interdisciplinary; transdisciplinary; China; Kenya;

    Sammanfattning : To understand the complex and multifaceted problems of rural development in Africa and Asia, perspectives that have the capacity to consider, combine and integrate contributions from different disciplines and different stakeholders are needed. Through five papers based on case-studies in rural Kenya and China, this dissertation contributes towards reaching such a perspective. LÄS MER

  3. 3. From Rural Gift to Urban Commodity Traditional Medicinal Knowledge and Socio-spatial Transformation in the Eastern Lake Victoria Region

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå university

    Författare :Ouma Anne; Umeå universitet.; [2013]
    Nyckelord :SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Eastern Lake Victoria Region; Traditional Medicinal knowledge; Traditional Healers; Youth; Inter-generational learning processes; commodification and commercialization; gift; Socio-spatial transformation; rural-urban; gender; Social and Economic Geography; kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : As we celebrate all the dynamic and dramatic improvements in human health care in the 21st century, life in much of Africa begins with and is sustained with the support of traditional medicinal knowledge. Research on traditional medicinal knowledge (TMK) is extensive, but rather few studies have been written about Traditional Healers' (THs') own perceptions about TMK and practices in relation to changing societal dynamics. LÄS MER

  4. 4. Zoonoses in rural Cambodia

    Detta är en avhandling från Umeå : Umeå university

    Författare :Kristina Osbjer; Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet.; [2016]
    Nyckelord :MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES;

    Sammanfattning : Zoonotic diseases, transmissible between animals and humans, make up the majority of emerging infectious diseases, posing a threat to public health and global food security. The emergence of infections is partly driven by close contact between humans and livestock, which is common in smallholder livestock farming in rural tropical areas. LÄS MER

  5. 5. Solar energy for a brighter life. A case study of rural electrification through solar photovoltaic technology in the Eastern Province, Zambia

    Detta är en avhandling från Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Författare :Mathias Gustavsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2008]
    Nyckelord :TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; rural development; rural electrification; distributed generation; photovoltaic technology; solar home system; energy services; Zambia; Sub Saharan Africa;

    Sammanfattning : Electricity is taken for granted in many parts of the world. In Sub-Saharan Africa, typically less than 5% of the rural population have access to this energy source. Even though electricity in itself does not lead to development, it can support a development process. LÄS MER