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Ganyu Labour in Malawi and its implications for Livelihood Security Interventions:An analysis of recent literature and implications for poverty alleviationEnvironment and Development Consultancy Ltd, 1999Ganyu 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.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2000This 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 thDocumentInternational Food Policy Research Institute, 2000Substantial 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.DocumentInternational Association for the Study of Common Property, 2000Under 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-researchDrylands Programme, IIED, 2001This 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 ofDocumentSocioeconomic And Gender Analysis Programme, FAO, 1998The 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 thDocumentForests, Trees and People Programme and Network, FAO - SLU, 1994Manual 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.