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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.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1999DFID review of conceptual development of sustainable livelihoods research and early experiences with programme implementation The approach was was found to be useful for:Document
Sub-Saharan Africa's poverty reduction strategy papers from social policy and sustainable livelihoods perspectivesEldis Document Store, 2001DfID paper that asks: how far are social policy and livelihood issues/ approaches currently incorporated in Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs)?DocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 1999Examines livelihood diversification as a survival strategy of rural households in developing countries. Although still of central importance, farming on its own is increasingly unable to provide a sufficient means of survival in rural areas.DocumentOverseas Development Institute, 2000Reviews the design of two new DFID projects in Orissa and Andhra Pradesh, India. The projects aim to contribute to the Government of India’s efforts to eliminate poverty through support to its watershed development programme. The design of the two projects ran parallel to the development of the Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) approach and framework.Document
Developing methodologies for livelihood impact assessment: experience of the African Wildlife Foundation in East AfricaOverseas Development Institute, 2000Describes how key concepts of the Sustainable Livelihoods (SL) approach were incorporated into methods for assessing the impact of wildlife projects in East Africa. It shows that the SL approach can be applied not only to planning new projects, but also to the review of existing ones - even where these were not planned with SL concepts in mind.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1998Aim of this series to provide a reference point for DFID decision-making about various aspects of service delivery and resource management. The series will also analyse different aspects of the policy process and options for donor intervention. Issues covered are:DocumentSustainable Livelihoods Programme, UNDP, 1999Outlines means for appropriate technology promotion within a sustainable livlihoods planning framework.DocumentKhanya - Managing Rural Change CC, 2000This article focuses on critical issues in managing change for SRLs (Sustainable Rural Livelihoods).Chief features of SRL approach:It starts with (poor) people as the focus, and so puts clients at the centreIt recognises the differences within rural communitiesIt recognises the holistic nature of people's livesIt builds on positivesIt emphasises that rural peopleDocumentNatural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2000Aquaculture is often viewed narrowly as intensive culture of salmon and shrimp to provide high value products for luxury markets and is often associated with environmental degradation. The promotion of aquaculture for rural development has had a poor record in many developing countries, especially in Africa.