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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...
Features and challenges in applying the sustainable livelihoods approach
D. Carney / Overseas Development Institute 1998
This article outlines some of the features of the 'livelihoods approach' to development, and why these are likely to be more successful in reducing poverty than previous approaches over the past five decades. Casting aside the assumpt...
Early experiences of sustainable livelihoods in DFID
C. Ashley; D. Carney / Department for International Development, UK 1999
DFID review of conceptual development of sustainable livelihoods research and early experiences with programme implementation The approach was was found to be useful for: supporting systematic analysis of povert...
Livelihoods diversification in rural development
F. Ellis / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 1999
Examines livelihood diversification as a survival strategy of rural households in developing countries. Although still of central importance, farming on its own is increasingly unable to provide a sufficient means of survival in rural...
To what extent can aquaculture help poverty reduction?
P. Edwards / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 2000
Aquaculture is often viewed narrowly as intensive culture of salmon and shrimp to provide high value products for luxury markets and is often associated with environmental degradation. The promotion of aquaculture for rural developmen...
Extension needs to concentrate on reducing vulnerablility
I. Cristoplos; J. Farrington; A.D. Kidd / Department for International Development, UK 2001
This inception paper reviews recent trends in poverty, vulnerability and extension, and the policy context in which extension is located. The paper concludes that: poverty is multi-faceted, but as the Sustainabl...
Factors which encourage and affect non-farm based employment
A. Gordon / Natural Resources Institute, UK 2000
Paper suggests that poor rural people seek livelihoods in the non-farm sector: (a) to complement seasonal agricultural incomes; (b) to supplement inadequate (or absent) agricultural incomes; and (c) to take advantage of opportunities ...
The contributions of ethical trade to sustainable livelihoods
D. Crucefix / Ethical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI 1998
Examines the contribution ethical trade initiatives can make towards the goal of sustainable rural livelihoods. The experience of organic agriculture projects in developing and in-transition countries is the particular focus of this r...
Livelihoods and security issues in Malawi
M. Whiteside / Environment and Development Consultancy Ltd 1999
Ganyu is widely used in Malawi to describe a range of short term rural labour relationships, the most common of which is piecework weeding or ridging on the fields of other smallholders or on agricultural estates. Ganyu is a crucial p...
Policymakers must recognise that urban poverty exists and that it is increasing
D. Maxwell; L. Levin; M. Armar-Klemesu / International Food Policy Research Institute 2000
Substantial abstract of a report studying the impact of urban life on the livelihoods, food security, and nutritional status of the poor in Accra. Examines food consumption and employment and income, as well as hygiene practices, sani...
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Water, Megacities and global change: portraits of 15 emblematic cities of the world
United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization 2016
Numerous studies have explored urban growth and the emergence of the megapolitan phenomenon through increasing growth in the number of cities with over 10 million inhabitants. Similarly, the processes of climate change are also the su...
Averting ‘New Variant Famine’ in Southern Africa: building food-secure rural livelihoods with AIDS-affected young people
N. Ansell / Department for International Development, UK 2009
Southern Africa is experiencing the world’s highest HIV prevalence rates alongside recurrent food crises. This has prompted scholars to hypothesise a 'New Variant Famine' in which inability to access food is driven by the effects...
Climate change, household vulnerability and smart agricukture: the case of two South African provinces
International Development Research Centre 2016
The impact of climate change disasters poses significant challenges for South Africa especially for vulnerable rural households. In South Africa there is dearth of knowledge of the impacts of climate change at the local level, especia...
Social Protection for Sustainable Development: dialogues between Africa and Brazil
World Centre for Sustainable Development / RIO+ Centre 2016
Over the last few decades, Latin American countries have experienced a boom in social protection policies. This increase has been fuelled by the expansion of fiscal space as the result of steady economic growth. While many of these co...
Brazilian triangular cooperation in social protection: contribution to the 2030 Agenda
United Nations Development Programme 2016
International organizations have played a crucial role in this process by supporting the diffusion and transfer of social protection policies. However, the role of South-South Cooperation partners cannot be underestimated. Brazil’...
How pro-poor are land rental markets in Ethiopia?
S.T. Holden; S. Bezu; Mesfin Tilahun / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2016
Land rental markets can potentially improve the access to land for land-poor households that possess complementary resources that can enable them to utilize land efficiently. Land rental markets can also enable landowners who are poor...
Street based self-employment: a poverty trap or a stepping stone for migrant youth in Africa?
S. Bezu; S.T. Holden / Norwegian University of Life Sciences 2015
A significant percentage of youth in urban Africa is employed in the informal sector. The informal sector is more accessible than the formal sector for people with low human andfinancial capital, such as youth migrants from rural area...
Shame, social exclusion and the effectiveness of anti-poverty programmes
R. Walker / Department for International Development, UK 2012
A two year qualitative investigation of the nature and consequences of shame associated with poverty was conducted in seven settings located in rural Uganda and India; urban China, Pakistan, Korea and United Kingdom; and small town an...
Children’s mobility in Ghana: an SBHA Special Issue
G. Porter (ed); K. Hampshire (ed) / Society, Biology and Human Affairs 2010
Children throughout Sub-Saharan Africa are extraordinarily mobile. Every day children travel to school, to markets, to fetch water and firewood, to work on farms and take farm produce to grinding mills, as well as to visit friends and...
Children, transport and mobility in sub-Saharan Africa: developing a child-centred evidence base to improve policy and change thinking across Africa
G. Porter / Department for International Development, UK 2016
This project focused on the mobility constraints faced by children in accessing health, educational and other facilities in sub-Saharan Africa, lack of direct information on how these constraints impact on children's current and futur...
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Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infectious diseases of poverty. These include various aspects of the biology of pathogens and vectors, diagnosis and detection, treatment and case management, epidemiology and modeling, zoonotic hosts and...
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...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (IPE CKD)
IPE-Centre for Knowledge Development (CKD) is the knowledge management arm of IPE Global Limited established in 2013 to extend the frontiers of knowledge and promote experimentation for innovative solutions to global development challenges. Under the IPE-CKD initiative, we look at coming up with publications and reports both in house through our own researches and through partner supported init...
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
Pension Funds Online
Pension Funds Online, published by Wilmington Publishing & Information, is a source for detailed financial data and contact information on pension funds globally which helps firms working within the pensions industry to achieve their marketing and business objectives. It holds information on over 8,000 pension funds, providing details on key contacts, which asset classes they invest in and...
Instituto de Estudos Sociais e Económicos (IESE) (IESE)
IESE is an independent Mozambican nonprofit organisation, which conducts and promotes interdisciplinary scientific research on problems of social and economic development in Mozambique and Southern Africa. Website is in Portuguese.
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.
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