Searching with a thematic focus on Livelihoods

Showing 2791-2797 of 2797 results


  • Document

    Ganyu Labour in Malawi and its implications for Livelihood Security Interventions:An analysis of recent literature and implications for poverty alleviation

    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.
  • Document

    Rural Africa at the crossroads: livelihood practices and policies

    Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2000
    This paper synthesises the findings and main policy implications of new empirical studies on changing rural livelihoods from the De-Agrarianisation and Rural Employment (DARE) research programme at the African Studies Centre, University of Leiden.Conclusions include the following: Largely as a result of structural adjustment performances, diversification out of agriculture has become th
  • Document

    Urban livelihoods and food and nutrition security in Greater Accra, Ghana

    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, sanitation conditions, and practices related to the care and feeding of children to determine their contributions to malnutrition.
  • Document

    Sustaining livelihoods on Mongolia's pastoral commons

    International Association for the Study of Common Property, 2000
    Under the socialist regime that prevailed until the start of the 1990s, Mongolia made great progress in improving human development indicators, and poverty was virtually unknown.
  • Document

    Concept note. Reinforcement of pastoral civil society in East Africa: a programme of capacity building and participatory action-research

    Drylands Programme, IIED, 2001
    This concept note explores initiatives aiming at supporting pastoral civil society in East Africa.The goals of the initiative include:create conditions such that pastoral groups can play a more effective and visible role in the design and implementation of policies to improve their livelihoodscreation of a vibrant, accountable and effective pastoral civil society movement capable of
  • Document

    Field Handbook: Socioeconomic and Gender Analysis Programme, FAO

    Socioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO, 1998
    The Field Level Handbookis written for field workers: extensionists, government and non-government field workers, private- and public-sector development consultants, community organisers and leaders of local groups and institutions.Handbook assists these agents who work directly with local communities in the participatory identification of the needs and priorities of local men and women , using th
  • Document

    Tree and land tenure: rapid appraisal tools

    Forests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1994
    Manual offers guidelines for using rapid appraisal methods to gather information on tenure and natural resource management. It translates the concepts elaborated in Community Forestry Note 5, rapid appraisal of tree and land tenure.