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Inter-agency experiences and lessons: from the Forum on Operationalizing sustainable Livelihoods ApproachesDepartment for International Development, UK, 1999This report emerges from an Inter-agency Forum on 'Operationalizing Sustainable Livelihoods Approaches', executed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and supported by DFID. Lessons learnedDocumentIRC International Water and Sanitation Centre, 2000Eight 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 principles.The review covered a wide range of scales, from the micro-catchment (700 people, 900 ha) to the river basin (1.5 million people, 4,300 km2); landscapesDocumentEthical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI, 1998Explores 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 building blocks and trade-offs that affect participation in ethical trade (Section 3).DocumentInstitute of Development Studies UK, 1999Examines 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 in Malawi in 1999.Key finding is that informal transfers, either between rich and poor or the poor themselves, appear to be declining over time, partly as a general coDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2000Aims 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 ignore migration, or have the implicit or explicit aim to reduce migration.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2001This 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 reduction strategy papers. In looking at the scope for applying the SL approach, the paper emphasises the need to work with existing processes, tools and institutioDocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000Assesses 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 enhancing local benefits. It contrasts with conventional tourism perspectives which tend to focus exclusively on either economic, commercial orenvironmental impacts.Document
The contribution of soil and water conservation to sustainable livelihoods in semi-arid areas of Sub-Saharan AfricaOverseas Development Institute, 2000Discusses 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 choose to invest in building or maintaining SWC practices within the framework of local livelihood strategies, together with the policies and structures which influence tDocument
Sustainable livelihoods and political capital: arguments and evidence from decentralisation and natural resource management in IndiaOverseas Development Institute, 2000Looks 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 framework was found to be a useful construct for the analysis of decentralised natural resourcemanagement.DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999What 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 more urgent.