The choice of a livelihood strategy that a household pursues is dependent on the socio-economic characteristics of the household including the skills which its members have at their disposal [2, 3]. Decisions on livelihood strategies may invoke natural-resource based activities, non-natural resource based and off-farm activities, migration and remittances, pensions and grants, intensificationversus diversification,and short-term versus long-term outcomes, some of which may compete. 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 life span. Such activities could include securing water, food, fodder, medicine, shelter, clothing. at regional or even national levels. o Contributing towards setting strategic directions, policies, plans and expected outcomes of issues related to vulnerable and tsunami affected populations. Food and livelihood security for smallholder farmers is threatened by environmental factors, limited market access and population growth. to define a specific household livelihood strategy [1]. household, to reveal the main livelihood strategies at play; (c ) to analyze household’s efficiency in fishing, to reveal their fishing strategies. 90. Source: Adapted from Maxwell (1999a). Examples of components can include, but are not limited to, tables, figures, or images. These are associated with all types of livelihoods interventions and with all their phases (emergency, post-emergency, recovery and development). To account for the endogeneity of livelihood strategies, they used IV regression. (2005) regressed consumption on livelihood strategies and a set of control variables, including assets. Paper presented at the 18th European conference on modern South Asian studies, 6–9 July 2004. 5), systems that may bear some resemblance today may have had little in common throughout their history. • A modular approach: Whilst the three assessment tools are related and are utilized to most powerful effect when used as a “package” they can also be used independently. The livelihood strategy ‘three food crops, coffee and khat’ was associated with a wide range of capital assets, particularly having larger aggregate farm field size and learning from other farmers. In cases of converging livelihood strategies, as in the example of Sahelian Cameroon (cf. The projects in Tembisa are an example of this, as the community was not involved in the assessing of needs or designing of interventions and were only the implementers. strategies through community initiative, participation and sensitization. Retrieved November 23, 2009, from specific examples. As a program that aims for poverty alleviation, the Sustainable Livelihood Program, by nature, requires multiple strategies to be able to respond to a variety of poverty contexts and situations. ... Afar women follow new livelihood strategies as a response to the transformation process which is threatening their livelihood basis. 117. This reading provides an example of analysis of diversification among primarily rural households in Zambia. To determine the relation between livelihood strategies and consumption, Alwang et al. The Key Livelihoods Programme Indicators are a standardised list of 22 Outcome Indicators for the livelihoods sector. livelihood strategies, especially agricultural intensification and migration; ... widely agreed that migration forms a central part of rural people’s risk mitigation strategies. In recent years participatorymethods have gained recognitionin incorporatinglocal communities into decision making processes. 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