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Does the basic income grant address the need for social security reform in South Africa?
M. Samson; O. Babson; C. Haarmann; G. Kathi; K. MacQueneand; I. van Niekerk; D. Haarmann / Economic Policy Research Institute, South Africa 2002
This paper reviews several research papers that address social security reform in South Africa, with an emphasis on the proposal for the basic income grant. It argues that there are three mechanisms through which the basic income gran...
Safety nets and opportunities in South Asia
N. Kabeer / Overseas Development Institute 2002
This paper aims to review literature on social protection measures in the context of India and Bangladesh. It explores whether some of the lessons learned from responses to vulnerability lend themselves to the notion of 'investment' i...
Comparing the rights and livelihoods approaches to development in Bangladesh
K.A. Toufique / Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies 2001
This paper compares and evaluates two approaches to development: the rights based approach and the livelihoods approach. It explores useful areas of convergence and relates them them to Bangladesh in order to suggest further areas for...
Food insecurity in Afghanistan and intervention options
S. Lautze; E. Stites; N. Nojumi; F. Najima / Feinstein International Center, USA 2002
Explains why currently there is vulnerability to food insecurity in Afghanistan and how vulnerable individuals, households and communities are coping with food insecurity. Based on this analysis, recommendations for a principled strat...
Briefing on options for Southern African famine mitigation strategies
International Food Policy Research Institute 2002
Briefing paper on policy approaches that IFPRI research in Africa has shown to be effective in fighting famine. Recommendations include: Make food available to those suffering most as fast as possible Distribut...
Applying sustainable livelihoods theory to pastoralists
J. Morton; N. Meadows / Natural Resources Institute, UK 2000
Highlights some issues arising for donor support to pastoralism and pastoralists from the recent elaboration of the sustainable livelihoods (SL) approach. It seeks to demonstrate that the SL approach presents new opportunities and dem...
What prospects do the twin PRSP and decentrailsation processes offer for improving rural livelihoods in Malawi?
F. Ellis; M. Kutengule; A. Nyasulu / Overseas Development Group, East Anglia University (UEA) School of Development Studies 2002
This paper takes a critical view of the PRSP and decentralisation processes in Malawi based on investigations of rural livelihoods in eight villages in the Dedza and Zomba districts. The paper finds that rural Malawians confro...
Value of cross-border exchanges between Malawi and Mozambique
M. Whiteside / Southern African Regional Poverty Network 2002
Looks at cross-border livelihood interactions between these two areas, and possible development policy synergies. Southern Malawi has one of the most highly populated areas in southern Africa, with high pressure on land and natural re...
Food security strategies during the Bangladesh floods
C. del Ninno; P.A. Dorosh; L.C. Smith; D.K. Roy / International Food Policy Research Institute 2002
This report, based on data from a survey of 757 rural households in seven flood-affected regions (thanas ) and on analysis of secondary data on food grain markets, describes how government policy, well-functioning private markets, hou...
Five sustainable livelihoods & agriculture case studies
M. Adato; R. Meinzen-Dick / International Food Policy Research Institute 2002
The paper provides an overview of the sustainable livelihoods approach, how it can be applied to agricultural research, and describes detailed methods and results from five case studies: modern rice varieties in Bangla...
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Lessons from projects in Africa, Asia and South America
IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre 2000
Eight drinking water and sanitation supply (DWSS) and three integrated water resource management (IWRM) projects from seven countries were reviewed to identify the extent to which they incorporated integrated water resource management...
A look at sustainable livelihoods and ethical trade through case studiers
Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Explores the actual and potential contribution ethical trade can make to the achievement of sustainable rural livelihoods. Summary report includes a description of ethical trade (Section 2), followed by an analysis of the buil...
Implications for the design and targetting of more formal safety nets
S. Devereux / Institute of Development Studies UK 1999
Examines role of informal safety nets in providing protection against livelihood shocks. Summarises state of knowledge on informal safety nets by reviewing available literature and also reporting on household survey carried out...
The contributions of migration for poor households 
A. Haan / Department for International Development, UK 2000
Aims to inform development policy debates with an improved understanding of migration. The paper starts from the idea that these debates pay too little attention to the contribution of migration to poverty reduction: policies tend to ...
Sustainable livelihoods approaches and policy on poverty reduction
A. Norton; M. Foster / Overseas Development Institute 2001
This paper looks at the question of whether sustainable livelihood approaches have value at the level of overall policy on poverty reduction, and specifically addresses to what extent the approach might be used in support of poverty r...
A livelihoods focus on tourism for enhancing local benefits
C. Ashley / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Assesses the wide range of impacts that tourism has on the livelihoods of rural residents in parts of Namibia. It aims to serve two purposes. First it illustrates that a focus on livelihoods offers a useful perspective on tourism for ...
Why do households choose to invest in soil and water conservation?
C. Boyd; C. Turton / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Discusses the role of soil and water conservation (SWC) practices in sustainable livelihoods and presents preliminary findings from case studies conducted in Tanzania and Uganda. Describes the conditions under which households...
Political capital in the Sustainable Livelihoods approach
P. Baumann / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Looks at the Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) approach as an analytical framework. The potential of SL was examined by applying the framework for analysis in a research project on decentralised natural resource management in India.The SL ...
Sustainable livelihoods as an approach to poverty alleviation
J. Farrington; D. Carney; C. Ashley; C. Turton / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1999
What is poverty – and how it can best be addressed – are central questions at conceptual and practical levels in international development. Increased donor commitment to tackling poverty has made the search for answers mor...
Eight principles of self-sufficiency and productivity
S. Lautze / Feinstein International Center, USA 1997
Paper presents set of principles as the basis of a livelihoods strategy for complex emergencies and suggests appropriate actions to implement measures.Principles and actions suggested include: rigorous assessment - pre...
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Migrating out of Poverty
Migrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017. It focuses on the relationship between regional migration, internal migration and poverty and is located in six regions across Asia, Africa and Europe.
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA)
Pacific Islands Regional Climate Assessment (PIRCA) is a collaborative effort to assess climate change indicators, impacts, and adaptive capacity of the Hawaiian archipelago and the US-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). PIRCA engages federal, state, and local government agencies, non-government organizations, academia, businesses, and community groups to inform and prioritize their activi...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
Impact Initiative
The Impact Initiative for international development research aims to increase the uptake and impact of research from two research programmes jointly funded by the UK’s Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID): the Joint Fund for Poverty Alleviation Research and the Raising Learning Outcomes in Education Systems Rese...
Expanding Social Protection Programme, Uganda (ESP)
The Expanding Social Protection (ESP) Programme is a Government of Uganda Programme implemented under the Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development.
Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF)
NGO in India aiming to empowe marginalised and information-dark communities with digital literacy, access to digital tools and information-rich knowledge society ushered in by the Internet and the digital revolution. Aims: Access & Infrastructure: Providing people access to the Internet and making them digitally literate Governance &...
CLTS Foundation
CLTS Foundation strives to create a world free from open defecation through collective behaviour change by empowered local communities - an approach known as Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS). The Foundation, based in India, was founded by the pioneer of CLTS, Dr. Kamal Kar, to meet the growing demand for a common global platform for practitioners, trainers and users of CLTS. The CLTS Found...
Centre for Micro Finance, India (CMF)
The Centre for Micro Finance aims to improve the accessibility and quality of financial services for the poor through rigorous research, knowledge dissemination and evidence-based policy outreach. Most CMF research projects entail the collection of primary data via survey instruments. Once CMF data sets are cleaned and analyzed they are made publicly available online and can be accessible via...
Development Support Center (DSC)
Development Support Center (DSC) is an Indian resource organisation that provides knowledge based support to Non-Government Organisations (NGOs), government agencies and other stakeholders in the field of natural resource management.
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