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Making rural households" livelihoods more resilient

International Association of Agricultural Economists. Conference

Making rural households" livelihoods more resilient

the importance of social capital and the underlying social networks

by International Association of Agricultural Economists. Conference

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Published by IAMO in Halle (Saale) .
Written in English

  • Social capital -- Congresses,
  • Rural development -- Sociological aspects -- Congresses,
  • Farmers -- Economic conditions -- Congresses,
  • Rural credit -- Social aspects -- Congresses

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    Statementedited by Gertrud Buchenrieder and Thomas Dufhues.
    SeriesStudies on the agricultural and food sector in Central and Eastern Europe -- v. 34
    ContributionsBuchenrieder, Gertrud., Dufhues, Thomas.
    LC ClassificationsHM708 .I578 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 85 p. :
    Number of Pages85
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16825772M
    ISBN 103938584130
    ISBN 109783938584132
    LC Control Number2008386896

    Downloadable! This paper discusses the impacts of the HIV/AIDS pandemic on agriculture, food security and rural livelihoods in Zimbabwe. It is based on research findings from a survey of secondary sources of data. The HIV/AIDS pandemic is significantly transforming the structure of rural families and communities in Zimbabwe. It is giving rise to single-parent, female and child . More than two years since the earthquake, restoring lost or affected livelihoods has become more important. With more than a decade’s experience in community mobilization focusing on poor households, the World Bank has already trained almost masons through events in 12 districts and provided orientation on seismically-safe.

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This book is the output of empirical research on communities and livelihood strategies in developing countries. It reveals how rural communities are functioning and earning their livelihoods by making the best use of the resources, local/internal or external/new and the combination of the two to counteract the various challenges they face, with.

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Livelihoods Strategies and Household Resilience to Food Insecurity: A Case Study from Rural Tunisia Article (PDF Available) in Sustainability 11(3) February with Reads. Rural Households’ Livelihood and Well-Being Statistics on Rural Development and Agriculture Household Income UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized Public Disclosure Authorized.

File Size: 5MB. livelihoods of 13 million people in Madagascar, where 80 percent of the rural population lives in poverty. FAO’s resilience work People with resilient livelihoods are better able to prevent and reduce the impact of disasters on their lives. They can better withstand damage, recover and adapt when disasters cannot be Size: 2MB.

Diversification and rural livelihood resilience: their income through wildlife hunting in order to be more resilient towards a decrease in income by exports. On the other hand, the UMA location, number, extension and land tenure determine the rural household decisions making to be less Size: KB.

SUSTAINABLE RURAL LIVELIHOODS A FRAMEWORK FOR ANALYSIS IDS WORKING PAPER 72 Ian Scoones Making rural households livelihoods more resilient book The concept of ‘sustainable livelihoods’ is increasingly important in the development debate.

This paper outlines a framework for analysing sustainable livelihoods, defined here in relation to five key indicators. Mujib urrehman et al. Livelihood strategies of household in rural areas of Abbottabad Household composition (HH size, dependency ratio etc.) plays an important role in engagement in different non-farm economic activities (Lanjouw et al., ).

It is the population pressure, resulting into relatively higherFile Size: 65KB. HIV/AIDS is causing a decline in rural livelihoods and that the epidemic is making rural households more sensitive and less resilient to drought and other transitory shocks (de Waal and Whiteside, ; de Waal, ).

Although a growing body of literature suggests a decline in agricultural productivity and productive assets among HIV/AIDS-afflicted households. The more the agriculture performs well the greater is the households have the options and the capability to escape from food insecurity.

Therefore, we can conclude that fertilizer use, herbicide use and extension contacts enhances agricultural production, ensure food security and thereby households become more resilient to food by: 2. Livelihood diversification thus buffers households from uncertainty and increases their resilience to shocks (e.g.

drought, loss of an income source, or sharp increase in food prices) and stresses (e.g. low income from a livelihood activity, shortages of land and other natural resources, or poor market access), which are pervasive in rural Cited by: In reality land ownership can be far more complex than this as a household may own many irregular parcels of land which can be spatially scattered at varying distances from the place of residence.

Also, of course, there is a difference. 15 between ownership of land and access to land through rent or gift.

Resilient Livelihoods – Disaster Risk Reduction for Food and Nutrition Security Framework Programme. Photos resilient livelihoods are critical to the efforts of the Food and Agriculture make food production systems more resilient and more capable of absorbing the impact of, and recovering from, disruptive events.

File Size: 2MB. sustainability Article Household Livelihood Strategy Choices, Impact Factors, and Environmental Consequences in Miyun Reservoir Watershed, China Wenjia Peng 1, Hua Zheng 1,*, Brian E. Robinson 2, Cong Li 3 and Fengchun Wang 4 1 State Key Laboratory of Urban and Regional Ecology, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of File Size: 1MB.

The Household Livelihood Approach 8 Livelihood Assets 10 Livelihood Activities 11 The Vulnerability Context 11 Food First vs Sustainable Livelihood Approach 17 Intra-Household Issues with Livelihoods 17 4. IMPORTANT CONCEPTS IN HIV/AIDS 19 The Impact of HIV/AIDS on Livelihood and Food Security 19File Size: 2MB.

on the livelihoods of poor rural communities. At the last meeting of the COP, held in Bangkok inthe Parties took another important step, formally recognizing that the implementation of CITES is better achieved with the engagement of rural communities.

More speci. cally, the COP adopted two signi. cantFile Size: 2MB. Resilience of Rural Households in Africa: An Introduction Chieko Umetsu1, Hitoshi Shinjo2, Takeshi Sakurai 3, More resilient systems are considered to have an ability to absorb larger to the household and maintain livelihoods.

For household survival and maintenance of livelihoods. Making a Living uses case studies from commercial farming regions in Kenya, Tanzania and Zimbabwe and from much poorer areas within eastern and southern give a broad comparative study of rural livelihoods.

These case studies reveal how household relations, poverty and gender all play a part in the changing political economy of rural Cited by: The concept of livelihood is about individuals, households, or groups making a living, attempting to meet their various consumption and economic necessities, coping with uncertainties, and responding to new opportunities (de Haan and Zoomers ).

Some of the earlier approaches in livelihood studies regarded poor people as passive by: 1. Introduction. For the food security challenge in a world with billion people by (United Nations DESA, ), climate change poses both an opportunity and a opportunity lies in the possibility of very different and more resilient agricultural systems, particularly in areas where millions of smallholder farming families currently live such as by: Due to the decrease of household incomes, the increase of food prices, and the negative effects of climate change on agricultural production, Tunisia faces a food insecurity challenge, especially in rural and arid areas.

The purpose of our research is to understand and explore household resilience to food insecurity in two villages, Selta and Zoghmar, in central Tunisia. A cross Cited by: 1. This paper reviews and synthesizes findings from scholarly work on linkages among rural household demographics, livelihoods and the environment.

Using the livelihood approach as an organizing framework, we examine evidence on the multiple pathways linking environmental variables and the following demographic variables: fertility, migration Cited by: Between aspirations and reality: Making farming, food systems and rural areas more resilient, sustainable and equitable and broader rural development goals and are a way of being more responsive to the demands of rural actors to have more agency in rural development processes (Koopmans et al., ).

A closely related finding that was Cited by: seeking to make ‘increasing resilience a central aim of EU external assistance’ (EC, ) and the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) has committed to making resilience ‘a core part of the work of all [its] country offices’.

IAH-BGID Book Call – Groundwater, resilient livelihoods and equitable growth CALL FOR CONTRIBUTION. With this book, IAH aim to provide a comprehensive evidence base for how groundwater has contributed to reducing poverty, increasing resilience to climate and environmental change and helping to develop equitable water plays a.

By helping family farms and other rural households intensify and diversify production, post-production and marketing, we make livelihoods more resilient and sustainable. Our country strategic opportunities programme for through targetsrural households totalling approximately million people.

In line with the SL framework, a livelihood is defined here as ‘the activities, the assets, and the access that jointly determine the living gained by an individual or household’1.

Rural livelihood diversification is then defined as ‘the process by which households construct a diverse portfolio of activities and social support capabilities. Bangladesh should make its rural infrastructures such as roads, bridges, schools, hospitals as well as houses resilient to make them durable and.

Rural households, for example, on which this paper concentrates, may derive a part-livelihood from farming; a part-livelihood from migrant labour undertaken by absent household members in urban areas or other rural areas; and a part-livelihood from a variety of other activities, more or less informal, such as petty trade or beer-brewing.

Why is understanding rural livelihoods important. 7 Section Overview 7 Section Learning Outcome 7 Setting the scene 7 The importance of rural livelihoods 8 Structural characteristics of rural livelihoods 9 Section 1 Self Assessment Questions 13 Livelihoods analysis 14 Section Overview 14 Section Learning Outcomes Supporting Resilient Forest Livelihoods through Local Representation Chiefs, Representation and Non-Citizenship Natural resources are central to rural lives and livelihoods: they provide the material resources for survival, security, and freedom.

To engage in local government more democratic by making them responsive and accountable. Supporting Resilient Forest Livelihoods through Local Representation Natural resources are central to rural lives and livelihoods: they provide the material resources for survival, security, and freedom.

been implementing local government decentralization reforms aimed at making local government more democratic by making them responsive. Towns and cities will be a magnet for migrants and displaced people, which risks swelling the ranks of the urban poor. Key to combatting displacement is to address its root causes by helping rural communities better prevent and prepare for disasters and other crises that might affect them, developing more resilient agricultural livelihoods.

Building resilient rural livelihoods is key to helping Yemen Simplicity is especially essential to support isolated rural households, almost half of whom live more than six kilometerss from. ABSTRACT. Livelihoods in Cambodian fishing communities are complex and dynamic.

Fluctuations in resource abundance, seasonal cycles of resource use, and changes in access create conditions that bring challenges for rural households, as do economic and policy by: Cash-for-work supports local employment and income.

Integrated: We integrate our food security and livelihoods programming with our activities to restore shelters and settlements, improve water and sanitation, protect highly vulnerable populations, and help communities become more resilient to future disasters. The overall aim of the position is to support improvement in the quality and impact of VSO’s Resilient Rural Livelihoods programmes globally to enable VSO to document, replicate and expand effective approaches, with the aim of helping more of the world’s poor and marginalized people to achieve their livelihood aspirations.

We've worked in Cambodia sincestrengthening inclusive education systems and supporting people to develop secure and resilient livelihoods. 1,+ Sinceover 1 million children in rural schools have benefited from.

“FAO has long experience in supporting the creation of better conditions and resilient livelihoods in rural areas, “MrTijani said, adding, “together with its partners, FAO aims to expand its work towards strengthening the positive contributions that migrants, refugees and IDPs are bringing to poverty reduction, food security and nutrition.A person's livelihood (derived from life-lode, "way of life"; cf.

OG lib-leit) refers to their "means of securing the basic necessities (food, water, shelter and clothing) of life".Livelihood is defined as a set of activities essential to everyday life that are conducted over one's live span.

Such activities could include securing water, food, fodder, medicine, shelter, clothing.Today’s letter starts with a discussion of what a resilient livelihood is, and why it is a good thing to have. We’re also lucky to have a dispatch from our security correspondent Marcus Wynne on how the Burning Man (it’s a mass person festival in the desert) handles security.