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- 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.DocumentFeinstein International Center, USA, 1997Paper presents set of principles as the basis of a livelihoods strategy for complex emergencies and suggests appropriate actions to implement measures.Principles and actions suggested include: rigorous assessment - prepare relief workers to act strategically, move beyond distributing free relief, formulate country strategies aggressive capacity building - capacity assessmDocument
Reconciling Interests Among Wildlife, Livestock And People In Eastern Africa: ASustainable Livelihoods ApproachNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999From the perspective of local livelihoods this paper explores the complex interactions between wildlife, livestock and people, and options for integrated wildlife and livestock management in the semi-arid rangelands of eastern Africa.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000Experiences are presented of using the SL approach at CSP and programme level in Cambodia. The sustainable livelihoods approach (SL) was used in the context of a study which aimed to identify options for a programme to support rural livelihoods in Cambodia. The study fed into the wider process of developing a country strategy paper (CSP).DocumentAfrican Studies WWW, University of Pennsylvania, 1999DocumentFinance and Development, IMF, 1998Purpose of the guide is to support participatory planning of irrigation schemes and the integration of socioeconomic and gender issues in the planning process. The ultimate aim is to improve irrigation scheme performance, while strengthening the position of rural women and disadvantaged groups.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1998This 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.DocumentKhanya - Managing Rural Change CC, 2000Participants were grouped to relate the findings to clusters approximating to their work situations. Three were identified:Water issues: Capacity-building initiatives should respond to the overallv restructuring process.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 1999This report reviews policy issues related to the maintenance of biodiversity in agricultural production, focusing on the effects on poor farmers.Document
Livelihood approaches compared: a brief comparison of the livelihoods approaches of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), CARE, Oxfam and the UNDPEldis Document Store, 1999The article concludes that these agencies are still relatively early on in their efforts to implement sustainable livelihoods approaches, and it is probably too early to draw firm conclusions about differences. However, the four agencies share much in common, notably the focus on assets and on micro-macro links as well as common roots in the work of Chambers and Conway.