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Livelihoods approaches compared

Livelihoods approaches compared

a brief comparison of the livelihoods approaches of DFID, CARE, Oxfam and UNDP

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Published by Department for International Development .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain. -- Department for International Development.,
  • Oxfam.,
  • CARE International.,
  • United Nations. -- Development Programme.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDiana Carney ...[et al.].
    ContributionsCarney, Diana.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20188220M

    One of the most promising approaches to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor. This takes account of their opportunities and assets and the sources of their vulnerability. Based on recent and extensive research, this volume thoroughly assesses the value of the livelihoods approach to urban s: 1. a livelihood should keep a person meaningfully occupied, in a sustainable manner, with dignity Livelihoods, therefore, go far beyond generating income. A livelihood is much more than employment. Less than 10 percent of rural workers in India are employed on a regular basis.

    *:It is their profession and livelihood to get their living by practices for which they deserve to forfeit their lives. *, Matthew Claughton, The Guardian, (letter), 25 April: *:The legal profession believes that client choice is the best way of ensuring standards remain high, because a lawyer's livelihood depends upon their reputation. 2 The Development of the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach 3 The Brundtland Commission and the first UNDP Human Development Report 4 Chambers and Conway () and its precursors 5 Donor practices in the early s 6 Empirical sustainable livelihoods research leading to the ODA SLA programme 7.

    By Ian Scoones. Practical Action Publishing August Buy the book from Practical Action Publishing (price discount for limited period) Medios de vida sostenible y desarrollo rural (Spanish version) – buy from ICARIA. The message of Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development is clear: livelihoods approaches are an essential lens on questions of rural development, but these need to be. Compare Book Prices and Save Money on Books & Textbooks: Compare book prices to find the best price for new, used and rental books and college textbooks at the major Online Stores. Our Book Price Comparison is free, objective and easy to use.


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PDF | On Dec 1,Diana Carney and others published LIVELIHOODS APPROACHES COMPARED A brief comparison of the livelihoods approaches of. Livelihoods-focused planning combines some of the holistic thinking that charac- terised IRDP, but focuses on carefully-targeted interventions rather than big multi-sectoral projects.6 Turner Chambers & Conway – Carney Titi & Singh This section draws on the DFID Sustainable livelihood guidance sheets and a.

Livelihood approaches compared: a brief comparison of the livelihoods approaches of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), CARE. The sustainable livelihoods approach improves understanding of the livelihoods of the poor. It organizes the factors that constrain or enhance livelihood Author: Olivier Serrat.

Livelihoods approaches compared A BRIEF COMPARISON OF THE LIVELIHOODS APPROACHES OF THE UNITED KINGDOM FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (DFID), Livelihoods approaches compared book, OXFAM AND THE UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME (UNDP) Diana Carney with Michael Drinkwater and Tamara Rusinow (CARE), Koos Neefjes (Oxfam) and Samir Wanmali and Naresh Singh (UNDP).

Sustainable Livelihoods: Lessons from Early Experience(Ashley and Carney ). Other organisations, notably CARE, Oxfam and UNDP, had already been exploring SL approaches and, in the late s, had developed their own perspectives and methodologies.

Since that time, the use of SL approaches has spread far beyond these. The sustainable livelihoods approach encourages thinking out of the box. It frees development practitioners from conventional approaches that are often restricted to identifying problems and finding solutions.

It invites them to look at contexts and relationships so that development activities can become more process-oriented. The Sustainable Livelihoods Approach The sustainable livelihoods approach is a way of thinking about the objectives, scope, and priorities for development activities.

It is based on evolving thinking about the way the poor and vulnerable live their lives and the importance of policies and institutions. It helps formulate development activities. The livelihoods concepts and methodological approaches in this book are rooted in this more holistic view.

The livelihoods framework is not restricted to analysing rural livelihoods. It has important applications in understanding urban livelihoods and vulnerability.

many ways of applying livelihoods approaches. Although the application of the livelihoods approach is flexible and adaptable to specific local settings and to objectives defined in participatory manner, it underlies a couple of core principles.

People-centred: People rather than the resources they use are the priority concern in the livelihoods. The villages selected for the study were chosen to represent different livelihood characteristics that can give a comparison of the different conditions, situations and strategies employed.

To look at the status of development, livelihood status and improvement, the villages were categorized into five different categories. The main criterion of. Making cities inclusive is one of the goals of Agendaand access to public spaces is identified as an important sub-goal.

However, in urban Africa, access by street vendors and other marginalised groups to public spaces seems to be on the decline. Livelihoods approaches emerged from a broad range of efforts to understand how people live in particular places.

They have since cohered into often instrumentally applied frameworks that rest on the broadly held assumption that livelihoods are principally.

LIVELIHOODS APPROACHES COMPARED A brief comparison of the livelihoods approaches of the UKDepartment for International Development (DFID), CARE, Oxfam and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) November Diana Carney with Michael Drinkwater and Tamara Rusinow (CARE) Koos Neefjes (Oxfam) Samir Wanmali and Naresh Singh (UNDP).

The message of Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Development is clear: livelihoods approaches are an essential lens on questions of rural development, but these need to be situated in a better unde. A brief comparison of the livelihoods approaches of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), CARE, Oxfam and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) London: Department for International Development; 19 p.

Hussein K. Livelihoods approaches compared: A multi-agency review of current practice. The Sustainable Livelihood Approach (SLA) to development intervention has been in vogue since the late s and formed a central concept of the UK‟s Department for International Development‟s (DFID) strategy during the early years of the New Labour government in the UK.

The call for emphasis on sustainable livelihoods was. Tanveer Islam, Jeffrey Ryan, in Hazard Mitigation in Emergency Management, Sustainable Livelihood. Livelihood can be best defined as the methods and means of making a living in the world.

The concept revolves around resources such as land/property, crops, food, knowledge, finances, social relationships, and their interrelated connection with the political, economic, and sociocultural. It goes on to look at methods for operationalizing livelihoods approaches in development action and policy, and consider how they match up to these demands.

Finally, it turns to the challenge of embedding a political economic analysis at the heart of livelihoods approaches. Box 6. A phased Approach to Livelihood Programming Box 7.

Linking cash-based programs with financial institutions 16 Box 8. Linking Cash for Work to longer term financial services 23 Box 9. Challenge of integrating Livelihood Promotion in Recovery. 3. A sustainable livelihoods approach to programme development 12 Applying an SL approach 12 Building a picture of rural livelihoods 13 4.

What does the approach tell us about the livelihoods of the rural poor 15 Who are the poor? 15 What makes the rural poor vulnerable? 15 What assets do they have? Common approaches for assessing livelihoods We will now compare eight livelihoods assessment approaches to inform food security analysis: 1.

Household and Livelihoods Security (HLS) Approach 2. Livelihoods Approach to Emergency Food Security Assessments 3. Household Economy Approach (HEA) 4. Economic Security Analysis Approach 5.This book sets out the rural livelihoods approach within the larger context of past and current themes in rural development.

It adopts diversity as its principal theme and explores the implications of diverse rural livelihoods for ideas about poverty, agriculture, environment, gender, and macroeconomic policy.