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- Documentid21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2002Does literacy come first and development follow? How much literacy is needed as a pre- requisite to development? Can effective training in livelihood skills be added to large scale literacy programmes? Or is it more effective to add literacy education to programmes set up mainly to teach livelihood skills?DocumentWorld Resources Institute, Washington DC, 2002Series of case studies exploring the how natural resource decentralizations have taken place and their measurable social and environmental outcomes.Document
Extension, poverty and vulnerability: the scope for policy reform. Final Report of a study for the Neuchatel InitiativeOverseas Development Institute, 2002This paper reviews pro-poor agricultural extension policies, building on an earlier inception report of the same study. Based on a livelihoods approach, the authors argue that policies towards agriculture, rural development and extension have focused exclusively on increased productivity of land, as opposed to enhancing labour productivity, employment creation and vulnerability reduction.