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- DocumentNatural 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.DocumentNatural Resources Institute, UK, 2001Uses Volta River Estates Ltd. (Ghana) as a case study into ethical trade and sustainable rural livelihoods. This organisation is a Fairtrade banana exporter.The VREL example suggests that plantations can increase livelihood opportunities for certain groups of people without negatively affecting the natural resource base.DocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 2001This inception paper reviews recent trends in poverty, vulnerability and extension, and the policy context in which extension is located. The paper concludes that:DocumentNatural Resources Institute, UK, 2000Paper suggests that poor rural people seek livelihoods in the non-farm sector: (a) to complement seasonal agricultural incomes; (b) to supplement inadequate (or absent) agricultural incomes; and (c) to take advantage of opportunities arising in the non-farm sector.Document
Livelihood security among pastoralists in Northern Sudan: post-hunger development in a country at warNoragric, Department of International Environment and Development Studies, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, 2000This paper focuses on the Hawaweer, a nomadic pastoralist group inhabiting the Northern part of Sudan. The Hawaweer were forced to migrate in the mid-eighties because of drought and hunger.Document
Participatory research for sustainable livelihoods: a guide for field projects on adaptive strategiesInternational Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg, 1995Manual on project design.DocumentEthical Trade and Natural Resources Programme, NRI, 1998Examines the contribution ethical trade initiatives can make towards the goal of sustainable rural livelihoods.Document
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.