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A person's livelihood derived from life-lode , "way of life"; cf. OG lib-leit  refers to their "means of securing the basic necessities food, water, shelter and clothing of life ". Livelihood is defined as a set of activities essential to everyday life that are conducted over one's life span. Such activities could include securing water, food , fodder , medicine , shelter , clothing. An individual's livelihood involves the capacity to acquire aforementioned necessities in order to satisfy the basic needs of themselves and their household. The activities are usually carried out repeatedly and in a manner that is sustainable and providing of dignity. The concept of Sustainable Livelihood SL     is an attempt to go beyond the conventional definitions and approaches to poverty eradication.
Facing Global Environmental Change pp Cite as. The chapter reviews the concept of sustainable livelihood security against the background of the current discourse on human security. Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF. Skip to main content.
Chambers, R. Sustainable rural livelihoods: Practical concepts for the 21 st century. IDS discussion paper, No. The aim of this study was to study the diversified income, its contribution and the effect of income of the households in Shangla district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. Data were collected from households through face to face interviews with the help of a structured questionnaire.
Sustainable rural livelihoods: practical concepts for the 21st century Sustainable rural livelihoods: practical concepts for the 21st century. In the 21st century livelihoods will be needed by perhaps two or three times the present human population. Published Jan Conway Institute of Development Studies Brighton, England Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. This paper outlines a framework for analysing sustainable livelihoods, defined here in relation to five key indicators. The purpose of this paper is to provoke discussion by exploring and elaborating the concept of sustainable livelihoods.
The purpose of this study is to assess the impact of artisanal small-scale mining on sustainable livelihoods in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality of Ghana. The study seeks to answer the following questions: 1 what is the impact of artisanal small-scale mining on livelihoods in the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality? Case study approach to inquiry was used in the study. The authors used interview guides structured and unstructured to collect primary data from a sample of household heads, nineteen institutions, six Artisanal and Small-scale Mining ASM firms, six mineral processing companies, and two gold buying agents, and traditional authorities from the Tarkwa-Nsuaem Municipality.
When faced with the ongoing poor and fragile living conditions of a substantial part of humanity and the corresponding need for poverty alleviation, scholars today agree on four general claims. First, the livelihoods in question are strongly based on available biological resources. Second, biological resources are overused on a worldwide level, leading to substantial stress on ecosystems and loss of biodiversity. Third, there are two conflicting claims emerging from claims one and two: The use of biological resources is expected to contribute to reducing poverty, whereas loss of biodiversity calls for conservation. To resolve this conflict, valuation of biological resources should mean to use biological resources sustainably cf.