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The rural non-farm economy, livelihoods and their diversification: issues and options

The rural non-farm economy, livelihoods and their diversification: issues and options

Davis, J.R. (2004) The rural non-farm economy, livelihoods and their diversification: issues and options. Working Paper. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, UK.

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Abstract

The work presented here is based on a review of 55 DFID-financed RNFE and livelihood diversification projects, programmes and research comprising rural household survey and other field-related research projects representing a broad range of methodologies borrowed from economics, sociology and social anthropology.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Additional Information: [1] ISBN: 0-85954-563-6 [2] Funding: This publication is an output from a project funded by the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) under the DFID/World Bank Collaborative Programme for Rural Development. The views expressed are solely those of the authors and not necessarily those of DFID or the World Bank. [3] Acknowledgements: This publication was commissioned by the UK Department for International Development’s (DFID) Rural Livelihoods Department. It has been compiled in close collaboration with Felicity Proctor (DFID/World Bank), Dr Dirk Bezemer, Mr Tiago Wandschneider, Dr Steve Wiggins, and a range of individuals and organizations that have contributed their expertise in promoting rural livelihood diversification and the rural non-farm economy in developing and transition countries. I would particularly like to thank a number of colleagues for the time and effort devoted to drafting and commenting on the publication. These include: Professor Paul Hare (Heriot-Watt University), Jim Harvey (DFID), Donal Brown (DFID), Andrew Keith (DFID) and Dr Gerd Fleischer (GTZ). While commissioned by DFID, and drawing on the experience of other agencies, this publication does not represent DFID’s thinking and policy or that of other agencies; full responsibility lies with the author.
Uncontrolled Keywords: rural, no-farm, economy, livelihood, diversification, poor, development, decentralisation, poverty
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Engineering & Science
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute
Faculty of Engineering & Science > Natural Resources Institute > Food & Markets Department
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Last Modified: 10 Jun 2016 14:25
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URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/11683

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