To help speed up the recovery of affected communities in Western Visayas ravaged by super typhoon Yolanda last year, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) extended another round of livelihood
grants worth P36.
Through this capacity building initiative, journalists were taken to the project sites in Kot Addu, Muzaffargarh district; Taunsa Barrage and Bela Forest, to observe biodiversity, explore aquatic life of the Indus River and highlight livelihood
interventions undertaken by WWF-Pakistan.
Keywords: Flood, livelihoods
, food security, Punjab, Pakistan
Concurrently, the Multi-dimensional Livelihood
Assessment project will carry a first of its kind livelihoods
assessment in five selected conflict sensitive Governorates that are Abyan, Sa'adah, Taiz, Amran and Hajjah.
Currently, the livelihoods
in these areas are very limited and continue to be based primarily on fishing, agriculture, and the extraction of natural resources.
This paper focuses on sustainable livelihoods
for poor people with respect to food security and poverty alleviation.
But there is a Catch 22 situation here, because if we cut them off completely then we are removing someone's livelihood
Kala, with an advanced degree in Economics, has been working in the area of rural livelihoods
and agriculture for more than 20 years.
The current financial crisis (2008-9) has complicated the likely contribution of tourism to livelihoods
and conservation in the future.
The record flooding has had dramatic impacts on the livelihoods
of the population especially those just recovering from a long-period of conflicts," said Diarietou Gaye, World Bank Country Director for Sri Lanka and the Maldives, "The support will aid flood victims return to their villages to rehabilitate their land, restore village infrastructure, and re-establish their lives.
Edited by Datta (director, Indian Grameen Services, India) and Sharma (CEO, ACCESS Development Services India), this is the 2010 edition of an annual report assessing the situation for livelihoods
Finally he takes readers to the Sylhet region for small-scale betel leaf agroforestry and linkages between livelihoods
of forest villagers and forest conservation.