Rural families in developing countries make a living by engaging in diverse activities. These range from farming, to rural trade, to migration to distant cities and even abroad. This book explores the implications of rural livelihood diversity for key topics in development studies and for poverty reduction policies. The livelihoods approach is gaining momentum, and this is the first book to set it out in detail.Chapter 2 sets out the livelihoods framework that guides much of the subsequent material of the book. ... the a#39;assets-mediating processes-activitiesa#39; approach to livelihoods that is encountered in a lot of recent literature on poverty, vulnerability , anbsp;...
|Title||:||Rural Livelihoods and Diversity in Developing Countries|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press - 2000-06-29|