The sustainable livelihoods approach is only one way of organizing the complex issues that surround poverty. Applying a holistic livelihood approach to poverty reduction enables opening up more traditional sectoral approaches, it recognises multiple influences on people and seeks to understand the relationships between them, it acknowledges the multiple livelihood strategies people adopt, and supports multiple livelihood outcomes. trailer << /Size 280 /Info 238 0 R /Root 251 0 R /Prev 406866 /ID[<5843011b8940a5d1f4baf8ec2ac6d203>] >> startxref 0 %%EOF 251 0 obj << /Pages 245 0 R /Type /Catalog /Outlines 236 0 R /FICL:Enfocus 237 0 R /Metadata 249 0 R >> endobj 278 0 obj << /S 1179 /O 1466 /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 279 0 R >> stream Effective and sustainable poverty reduction through sustainable livelihood creation will depend fundamentally on the actions of private individuals and on collective action. The Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida, is a government agency working on behalf of the Swedish parliament and government, with the mission to reduce poverty in the world. These have often been too limited, focusing only on a few aspects of the manifestiation of poverty, such as low income or lack of education, whereas other aspects, such as alienation and vulnerability, are forgotten. Established in 1996, BASIX is a livelihood promotion institution, working for more than 3.5 million customers, over 90% being rural poor households and about 10% urban vulnerable sections of the society. 0000007158 00000 n Programme Title: Poverty Reduction and Sustainable Livelihoods Date: January 2011 – December 2015 UNDAF Pillar 2: Poverty and Sustainable Livelihoods. ** Best Book Urban Livelihoods A People Centred Approach To Reducing Poverty ** Uploaded By Georges Simenon, 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 0000008263 00000 n We observed that the three capitals such as natural and human are abundant; however, Mizoram lacks in financial and physical capitals. Using a participatory action research methodology, the evidence from six of nine women in an art and craft economic cooperative in Bhambayi area, North of Ethekwini, Kwa Zulu-Natal is presented in this paper. 0000004211 00000 n Through our work and in cooperation with others, we contribute to implementing Sweden’s Policy for Global Development. 250 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 252 /H [ 1069 1162 ] /L 411996 /E 18155 /N 44 /T 406877 >> endobj xref 250 30 0000000016 00000 n Sustainable Livelihood Approach is grounded on the work of. Based on recent and extensive research, this volume thoroughly assesses the value of the livelihoods approach to urban poverty. The Graduation Approach aims to move people out of extreme poverty and into a sustainable livelihood. 0000011472 00000 n Office hours:Mo - Fr 08.00 - 16.30Phone: +46 (0)8 – 698 50 00Fax: +46 (0)8 – 20 88 64E-mail: sida@sida.se. 0000002231 00000 n A sustainable livelihoods approach provides a methodology for policy makers that recognizes, and takes advantage of, the complex nature of livelihood systems. Box: Sustainable Livelihoods Frameworks—Strengths and Weaknesses Strength Weakness Seeks to understand changing combinations of modes of A livelihood is sustainable when it can handle and recover from the stress and shocks and uphold or augment its capabilities and assets both now and in the future without deflating the natural resource base. It must also be made appropriate to local circumstances and local priorities. This chapter discusses how livelihoods, poverty and the lives of poor people, and inequality interact with climate change, climate variability, and extreme events in multifaceted and cross-scalar ways. MDGs and UN Declarations: Goal 1: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger. The term reflects a concern with extending the focus of poverty studies beyond the physical manifestations of poverty to include also vulnerability and social exclusion. The sustainable livelihood concept, which aims for poverty reduction, depends on the ability of a system to recover from shocks. and poverty reduction. 0000008580 00000 n The purpose of this case on BASIX Social Enterprise Group is to introduce their Rural Sustainable Livelihood approach for poverty reduction. H��T[LU�g���� 1�œ���؝��f��͖ZD�M����Z뵶�11����`m�)��� �������`ҧ�bL_<3��D���9����� ��a �@�H�� �����fm���E �*�h�Džl�U�y����b��j�;}��:5U7�ڸ�qI�"2�N�_�%z/|.��+,����]���B���}+��M�ᑵ���O}����7�j�����ջ}=?�bu��y��l��ċ��P$G�t�R,����D2�9�e'�T. It is based on evolving thinking about the way the poor and vulnerable live their lives and the importance of policies and institutions. The goal of policy should be to support existing and develop new livelihood systems. Abstract. The concept Sustainable Livelihoods is an attempt to go beyond the conventional definitions of and approaches to poverty. 0000002208 00000 n The value of sustainable livelihoods approaches is that they encourage us to take a broad and systematic view of the factors that cause poverty – whether these are shocks and adverse trends, poorly functioning institutions and policies or a basic lack of assets – … 0000010517 00000 n The concept of Sustainable Livelihood (SL) is an attempt to go beyond the conventional definitions and approaches to poverty eradication. This paper addresses the question of whether sustainable livelihood approaches have value at the level of overall policy on poverty reduction, and specifically addresses to what extent the approach might be used in support of poverty reduction strategy papers. a partnership in 2006, testing and adapting the approach through 10 pilot programs in eight different countries. The goal of policy should be to support existing and develop new livelihood systems. This study aims to understand the participatory experiences of women involved in the implementation of an art and craft economic co-operative projects using the sustainable livelihood approach as a poverty reduction strategy, in Bhambayi. The value of sustainable livelihoods approaches is that they encourage us to take a broad and systematic view of the factors that cause poverty – whether these are shocks and adverse trends, poorly functioning institutions and policies or a basic lack of assets – … The sustainable livelihoods approach is only one way of organizing the complex issues that surround poverty. The CGAP- 0000016894 00000 n 0000002522 00000 n In this chapter, we described sustainable livelihood approach to poverty reduction and analyzed the current situation of all livelihood capitals in Mizoram. This takes account of their opportunities and assets and the sources of their vulnerability. ii) Poverty reduction – The poverty level is a key criterion in the assessment of livelihoods. The Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction An @inproceedings{Krantz2001TheSL, title={The Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction An}, author={Lasse Krantz}, year={2001} } Sida.se uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. There is no automatic relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction; depends on the capabilities of the people to take advantage of opportunities and the upswing of the economy 2. %PDF-1.3 %���� 0000002500 00000 n Further, the government support to develop livelihood assets and to cope with natural … 0000005102 00000 n This takes account of their opportunities and assets and the sources of their vulnerability. The poverty alleviation programme acknowledges economic growth not only as a means to address poverty, but as a mechanism to achieve the national MDG targets through implementation of the PRSAP and Aid effectiveness management. One of the most promising approaches to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor. ~~ Book Urban Livelihoods A People Centred Approach To Reducing Poverty ~~ Uploaded By Frédéric Dard, 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 Various measures can be used to develop an absolute ‘poverty line’ measure based on income or consumption levels (Ravallion 1992; Baulch 1996). Sustainable livelihood emerges at the intersection of development and environmental studies to offer a new way to think about work, especially the work of vulnerable populations. It examines how current impacts of climate change, projected impacts up until 2100, and responses to climate change affect livelihoods and poverty. One of the most promising approaches to poverty reduction in developing countries is to encourage sustainable livelihoods for the poor. Corpus ID: 19177925. The sustainable livelihoods approach is a way of thinking about the objectives, scope, and priorities for development activities. and poverty reduction. 2. This paper examines case studies of projects that employed a sustainable livelihoods approach or sustainable livelihoods principles and in which there were measurable effects of poverty reduction. The sustainable livelihoods approach incorporates a set of five core principles This article examines the relationship between sector‐wide approaches (SWAps), sustainable livelihoods approaches (SLAs) and rural poverty reduction. These had been found to be too narrow because they focused only on certain aspects or manifestations of poverty, such as low income, or did not consider other 0000005958 00000 n 0000001069 00000 n 0000011427 00000 n The 2018 Independent Evaluation of UNDP’s support on poverty reduction in Least Developed Countries (LDCs) has been a critical source of learning for UNDP. 0000005980 00000 n holistic approaches to poverty have already identified that achieving sustainable livelihoods requires building security and reducing vulnerability. 0000000951 00000 n Sector Approaches, Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Poverty Reduction 305 combat poverty. 0000010539 00000 n The term sustainable refers to an individual's ability to provide for … In essence this boils down to action in four distinct areas. The CGAP- 0000006851 00000 n The role of government is, however, crucial both in providing a facilitating environment for private investment and collective organisation, and in the financing of services and This may include: Identify outstanding needs in relation to the development of policy, guidelines, and strategy as it relates to livelihood and poverty reduction initiatives, including a review of Poverty Assessments Poverty Mapping while ensuring integration of all relevant of Sustainable Livelihoods and Economic Recovery project. It must also be made appropriate to local circumstances and local priorities. The paper is not a comparative study between livelihoods and non-livelihoods approaches and as such "traditional" development cases were not considered. The concept Sustainable Livelihoods is an attempt to go beyond the conventional definitions of and approaches to poverty. To reduce poverty by more than 50 percent by 2015 and then ultimately eradicate it by 2022. Poverty Eradication Poverty entails more than the lack of income and productive resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods. 0000006829 00000 n It is now known that various factors and processes that either constrain or enhance poor people's ability to support themselves in an economically, ecologically and socially sustainable way have to be taken into account. 0000003359 00000 n 0000014874 00000 n 0000004233 00000 n 0000017971 00000 n By continuing to browse the website you accept the use of cookies. Nonetheless, there is an emerging consensus that effective poverty reduction requires action on a range of broad, inter-linked fronts. Sustainable Livelihoods offers a more coherent and integrated approach to poverty. 0000003337 00000 n The Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction An @inproceedings{Krantz2001TheSL, title={The Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction An}, author={Lasse Krantz}, year={2001} } The Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction. The SLA is grounded by three insights to poverty 1. National Goals: 1. Corpus ID: 19177925. craft economic co-operative projects using the sustainable livelihood approach as a poverty reduction strategy, in Bhambayi. 0000011449 00000 n 0000009691 00000 n The purpose of this case on BASIX Social Enterprise Group is to introduce their Rural Sustainable Livelihood approach for poverty reduction. Pioneered by BRAC in Bangladesh, the Approach combines elements of social protection, livelihoods development, and access to finance. This paper identifies specific examples where applications of the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach (SLA) had succeeded in reducing rural poverty. 0000005124 00000 n It helps formulate development activities that are. There is no automatic relationship between economic growth and poverty reduction; depends on the capabilities of the people to take advantage of opportunities and the upswing of the economy 2. The sustainable livelihoods approach incorporates a set of five core principles Sustainable Livelihood Approach: A tool for Poverty Reduction These have often been too limited, focusing only on a few aspects of the manifestiation of poverty, such as low income or lack of education, whereas other aspects, such as alienation and vulnerability, are forgotten. A sustainable livelihoods approach provides a methodology for policy makers that recognizes, and takes advantage of, the complex nature of livelihood systems. We were intrigued by the idea that with the right mix of interventions, offered in the right sequence, the extreme poor could “graduate” from extreme poverty into a sustainable livelihood within a defined time period. 0000014851 00000 n Poverty entails more than the lack of income and productive resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods. a partnership in 2006, testing and adapting the approach through 10 pilot programs in eight different countries. The concept of Sustainable Livelihood (SL) is an attempt to go beyond the conventional definitions and approaches to poverty eradication. We were intrigued by the idea that with the right mix of interventions, offered in the right sequence, the extreme poor could “graduate” from extreme poverty into a sustainable livelihood within a defined time period. The Sustainable Livelihoods Approach can be seen as one of a number of analytical frameworks which deal with the dynamic dimensions of poverty and well-being through establishing a typology of assets which poor individuals, households and communities deploy to … Box: Sustainable Livelihoods Frameworks—Strengths and Weaknesses Strength Weakness Seeks to understand changing combinations of modes of Therefore, building sustainable It is now known that various factors and processes that …