Sökning: "Livelihoods"

Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 103 avhandlingar innehållade ordet Livelihoods.

  1. 1. Coastal livelihoods : A study of population and land-use in Noarootsi, Estonia 1690 to 1940

    Författare :Hele Kiimann; Tom Mels; Peeter Maandi; Göran Hoppe; Ulf Jansson; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :Noarootsi; Estonia; cartographical analysis; interdisciplinary study; soil cover change; landscape history; coastal peasants; Estonian-Swedish; feudal manor system; land reform.;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis investigates how the inhabitants formed the coastal landscape of northwest Estonia through both internal change and external impact by estate owners, provincial government and imperial decrees. Two villages on the largely Swedish populated Noarootsi peninsula, Einbi (Enby) and Kudani (Gutanäs), are examined in detail. LÄS MER

  2. 2. Linking Landscapes and Livelihoods : Ecosystem services as a lens in Sudano-Sahelian West Africa

    Författare :Hanna Sinare; Line Gordon; Anders Malmer; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; ecosystem services; landscapes; livelihoods; agroforestry; Sudano-Sahel; West Africa; Natural Resources Management; naturresurshushållning;

    Sammanfattning : Integrated landscape approaches are increasingly called for to reconcile multiple objectives from the perspectives of agriculture, forestry, poverty alleviation and biodiversity conservation. Sudano-Sahelian West Africa with low agricultural productivity and widespread poverty is a hotspot for these issues and has attracted international interest in interventions to improve livelihoods. LÄS MER

  3. 3. Bolivian transnational livelihoods : Impacts of labour migration on wellbeing and farming in Cochabamba

    Författare :Johanna Carolina Jokinen; John Östh; Susanne Stenbacka; Aida Aragão-Lagergren; Mariel Cristina Aguilar-Støen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Nyckelord :SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; transnational labour migration; livelihoods approach; remittances; agricultural land use change; Cochabamba; Bolivia; Social and Economic Geography; Kulturgeografi;

    Sammanfattning : This thesis explores the diverse consequences of transnational labour migration on individual migrants and their household members within out-migration communities in the agricultural valleys of Cochabamba, Bolivia. Using a multiple methods approach and the livelihoods framework, the aim of this work is to shed light on different experiences of migration in terms of objective wellbeing, subjective wellbeing, and changed practices in agricultural production. LÄS MER

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

    Författare :Pelle Amberntsson; Göteborgs universitet; []

    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

  5. 5. Walking the tight rope : Informal livelihoods and social networks in a West African city

    Författare :Ilda Lourenço-Lindell; Katherine Gough; Stockholms universitet; []
    Nyckelord :NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; social networks; social capital; informal safety nets; informal sector; informalization; livelihoods; urban food; regulation; social change; structural adjutsment; Guinea-Bissau; West Africa; African cities; ADP; ADB;

    Sammanfattning : Trends towards ‘informalization’ are looming large in the world today. African cities have long been characterised by the presence of an ‘informal sector’ but are now experiencing new waves of ‘informalization’. LÄS MER