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Rural livelihoods

We have 6 items tagged with ‘Rural livelihoods’.
  • A woman bends over to pick beans.

    Locally led adaption in practice: a community-based adaptation expert shares lessons

    The principles for locally led adaptation have attracted international support – at the same time, community-based adaptation practitioners are pioneering innovative locally-led action around the world. Here, a practitioner talks about her experiences and the key questions for this year’s community-based adaptation conference in October.

    28 July 2022 | Blog | Climate change
  • Three elephants in the savanna

    Conserving wildlife: how insurance can help

    A short five-minute video filmed in Kenya and Sri Lanka makes the case for a new form of private insurance – a product that will cover the risks and consequences of human-wildlife conflict for households and in doing so, reduce the likelihood of animal deaths

    7 July 2022 | News | Biodiversity
  • Outdoor shopping arcade with business adverts

    Productive uses of energy support sustainable and resilient livelihoods in least developed countries

    A new briefing examines how productive use(s) of energy (PUE) can support more sustainable and resilient livelihoods in least developed countries, and offers case studies showing that finance, skills development and dismantling structural issues that prevent uptake are essential to drive demand for and development of PUE

    17 September 2021 | News | Energy
  • Sheep wander past a former IDP camp in northern Uganda.

    Uganda: Breaking the links between the land and the people

    Land tenure relations are changing fast, but no one is asking how these drastic changes will transform the lives of Ugandans who depend on land for their identity, social status and livelihoods.

    11 March 2013 | Blog | Food and agriculture
  • Vietnam: Mangroves break waves and help the people of Dai Hop Commune break even

    Well-fed women smile out from under their hats as they pull in their catch of fish, shrimp and crabs from the mangrove forest. The simple images are in an educational booklet on the benefits of mangroves, with tips on how to grow seedlings.

    17 April 2012 | Blog | Climate change
  • More people, more trees

    More people, more trees. This is the name of a new video, part-funded by IIED, which shows two decades of progress in addressing soil erosion in Burkina Faso and Kenya that have significantly improved rural livelihoods and farm productivity.

    29 October 2010 | Blog | Drylands and pastoralism
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