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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.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.