|An inventory and comparison of globally consistent geospatial databases and libraries. Environment and Natural Resources Working Paper Series Number 19 |
| This report presents an inventory of global data sources which can be used to provide consistent geospatial baselines for core framework data layers in the support of generalized base mapping, emergency preparedness and response, food security and poverty mapping.
|People - Participation|
|An inter-agency initiative to better understand Sustainable Livelihoods Approaches (SLA) and their usefulness for our work|
| An inter-agency (FAO, WFP, IFAD, UNDP, DFID) initiative on "Operationalizing Participatory Ways of Applying Sustainable Livelihoods Approaches (SLA)" was launched in the fall of 1999. The core message of SL approaches is that the livelihoods of poor people must be at the centre of any strategy for poverty reduction. This paper discusses SL approaches and rural development and provides an overview... more|