Livelihoods, Diversification and Enterprise Development
|Warren P., (December 2002) Livelihoods Diversification and Enterprise Development: An initial exploration of Concepts and Issues. FAO, LSP WP 4,Livelihoods Diversification and Enterprise Development Sub-Programme. |
Focuses in the development of small rural enterprises in the framework of a more comprehensive analysis of the way in which agricultural intensification and off-farm diversification have combined each other in orienting rural people adaptive response to shortand long-term environmental, economic-political and socio-cultural change.
|Ellis F., Allison E., Overseas Development Group, University of Anglia, UK (January 2004) Livelihood Diversification and Natural Resource Access. FAO, LSP WP 9, Access to Natural Resources Sub-Programme, Livelihood Diversification and Enterprise Development.
Provides a synopsis of the livelihoods approach, summarises ideas and recent evidence concerning livelihood diversification, links diversification to natural resource access considerations, considers policy environments pertinent to both diversification and natural resource access, and proposes policy areas that could form the basis of action oriented research initiatives in this area.
|Eckman, C. (2005) Lessons Learned by the WIN Project on Livelihoods
Diversification and Enterprise Development: An Overview of WIN LDED-related Activities in Cambodia, Nepal and Zambia. FAO LSP WP 19. Livelihoods
Diversification and Enterprise Development Sub-Programme.
The pilot WIN project (Empowerment of Women in Irrigation and Water Resources Management for Household Food Security) was an operational research project implemented by FAO from 2000-2003. It reviews the processes which facilitated the emergence of livelihood diversification and enterprise development activities, outlining lessons on what did and did not work, with recommendations for the future.
|Warren, P. (2005) Between the Household and the Market: A livelihoods analysis of SPFS seed multiplication in Southern Guatemala.. FAO LSP WP 20. Livelihoods Diversification and Enterprise Development Sub-Programme.
Describes the overall vulnerability context and the processes of change to which the participants and the indirect beneficiaries of seed multiplication are exposed in that particular location. The paper explores the economic and cultural logic that has facilitated the incorporation of this “good practice” into the participants’ livelihood strategies.
|Toolkit for Livelihood Diversification and Enterprise Development Activities (2007) http://www.fao.org/ag/ags/subjects/en/farmMgmt/livelihood.html|