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Agricultural research, livelihoods, and poverty

Agricultural research, livelihoods, and poverty

studies of economic and social impacts in six countries

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press, Published for the International Food Policy Research Institute in Baltimore, Md, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies,
  • Agriculture -- Research -- Social aspects -- Developing countries -- Case studies,
  • Poverty -- Developing countries -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Michelle Adato and Ruth Meinzen-Dick.
    GenreCase studies.
    SeriesAn International Food Policy Research Institute book
    ContributionsAdato, Michelle., Meinzen-Dick, Ruth Suseela.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS540.E25 A37 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 388 p. :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22761754M
    ISBN 100801885965, 0801887216
    ISBN 109780801885969, 9780801887215

      The paper begins by presenting some theoretical aspects of agriculture’s contribution to poverty alleviation drawing on literature on agricultural and rural development. Next, the role played by smallholder agriculture in improving livelihoods in . Livelihoods India was initiated in as a national level initiative to bring together diverse stakeholders on a single platform to discuss critical issues that impede and afflict the livelihoods of the poor. ACCESS Development Services set up this platform in order to understand and assess the key issues and challenges that the poor face in. Agriculture and health are linked in many ways. First, agriculture is essential for good health: it produces the world's food, fibre and materials for shelter; in many countries it is also an important source of livelihood among the poor. At the same Cited by:   Goals / Objectives The two main research objectives below are broad, ongoing areas for development economics research to increase farmer productivity and alleviate rural sub-objectives focus on specific application areas where this research program will be directed during the next few ive 1: Improving programs and strategies to alleviate poverty.


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Agricultural Research, Livelihoods, and Poverty: Studies of Economic and Social Impacts in Six Countries (International Food Policy Research Institute) Hardcover – June 5, by Michelle Adato (Editor), Ruth Meinzen-Dick (Editor) See all 2 formats and editionsFormat: Hardcover.

This book will help researchers in the agricultural and social sciences, as well as others concerned with development policy and its implementation, to better understand the pathways connecting research and poverty reduction and to guide future study of this vitally important : Michelle Adato.

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Agricultural research, livelihoods, and poverty. View Description. Page Flip View: Download: small (x max) medium (x max) Large. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxvi, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm: Contents: Integrating social and economic analyses to study impacts on livelihoods and poverty: conceptual frameworks and research methods / Michelle Adato [and others] --Rice research, technological progress, and poverty.

The contributors to Agricultural Research, Livelihoods, and Poverty shed light on these questions through a collection of case studies that explore the types of impact that agricultural research has had on livelihoods and poverty in low-income countries.

Agricultural Research, Livelihoods and Poverty: Studies of Economic and Social Impacts in Six Countries – Edited by Michelle Adato and Ruth Meinzen‐Dick. PHILIP WOODHOUSE. Corresponding Author. Institute for Development Policy and Management, School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, by: 1.

Agricultural Research, Livelihoods and Poverty: Studies of Economic and Social Impacts in Six Countries – Edited by Michelle Adato and Ruth Meinzen‐DickAuthor: Philip Woodhouse. ASSESSING THE IMPACT OF AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH ON POVERTY USING THE SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS FRAMEWORK Michelle Adato* and Ruth Meinzen-Dick** *Food Consumption and Nutrition Division **Environment and Production Technology Division International Food Policy Research Institute K Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C. Research & Analysis. Publication. From Extreme Poverty to Sustainable Livelihoods. September and agricultural development partners should distinguish between when designing and delivering high-value services.

Publication 10 April Smallholder Households: Distinct Segments, Different Needs. Food Insecurity, Poverty and Agriculture: A Concept Paper September Sumiter S.

Broca Agricultural and Development Economics Division Economic and Social Department Food and Agriculture Organization Italy e-mail: @ Abstract This paper argues for a twin-track approach to hunger and poverty reduction that. Department of Agricultural Economics, Imperial College at Wye, Ashford, Kent TN25 5AH, UK.

Tel: +44 (0)Fax: +44 (0)Email: @ Acknowledgements The work described here emerges from a number of research projects at Imperial College, Wye supported by DFID’s NR, Livelihoods and Social Science Research.

About this book. This book is about climate change and its relation to agriculture and rural livelihoods. It starts by providing a basic understanding of climate change science followed by the relation of climate change to agriculture, the impact of which is discussed based on the particular impact of climate change on plant and animal physiology.

Key aspects of this framework, as applied in this study of the impact of agricultural research on poverty, include expanded understanding of the dimensions of poverty and how to measure it; emphasis on vulnerability to natural phenomenon, market shocks and trends, and social conflict and how this shapes livelihood strategies and choices in Cited by: The Role of Agriculture in Economic Development and Poverty Reduction An Empirical and Conceptual Foundation of the international agricultural research centers, that are members of the CGIAR.

Finally, it ii The Role ofAgriculture in Economic Development and Poverty File Size: 5MB. Skilfully exposing the gap that exists between the rhetoric of poverty reduction strategies in capital cities and the practice of public sector delivery in rural areas, this key text will be essential reading for advanced students and researchers in the fields of rural development, rural livelihoods, poverty reduction strategies and Sub-Saharan Africa development as well as Format: Hardcover.

Assessing the impact of agricultural research on poverty using the sustainable livelihoods framework. livelihoods), social difference (gendered, age-defined livelihoods), directions (liveli- hood pathw ays, trajector ies), dynamic patterns (sustainable or resilient livelihood s) and many more.

Downloadable. As the goals of international agricultural research move beyond increasing food production to the broader aims of reducing poverty, both agricultural research and studies of its impact become more complex.

Yet examining the magnitude and mechanisms through which different types of agricultural research are able to help the poor is essential, not only to.

Livelihoods research can help to bridge the gap between the levers on rural poverty reduction that the PRSPs set out to strengthen, and the intermediating role of district councils or assemblies in the poverty reduction process.

4 The "institutional context" of rural livelihoodsFile Size: KB. Livelihoods research: some conceptual and methodological issues This paper offers a review of conceptual and methodological issues in the pursuit of livelihoods research, with particular reference to southern Africa.

Disparate and partly overlapping frameworks of investigation are outlined, with an emphasis on three key questions. First, how is.

Skilfully exposing the gap that exists between the rhetoric of poverty reduction strategies in capital cities and the practice of public sector delivery in rural areas, this key text will be essential reading for advanced students and researchers in the fields of rural development, rural livelihoods, poverty reduction strategies and Sub-Saharan Africa development as well as.

A subcomponent of the PEAP, the plan for the modernization of agriculture (PMA) is designed to address the goal of reducing poverty in rural areas. This paper utilizes research on rural livelihoods in three rural districts to derive policy inferences relevant to this framework.

Research findings show that rural poverty is strongly Cited by: 2 Impact of Agricultural Research on Rural Poverty: A Review of Some Analytical Issues and on improving the livelihoods Of particular relevance among the many issues discussed in this book, in relation to poverty reduction, is the dominating fact that the research.

Book Description This important new collection of contributions brings together current thinking on poverty reduction and rural livelihoods in developing countries. As well as leading economists in the field such as Frank Ellis and Chris Barrett, there are a number of contributors from developing countries themselves.

Based on recent and extensive research, this volume thoroughly assesses the value of the livelihoods approach to urban poverty. The book reviews the Reviews: 1. Reducing poverty through rural development - non-agricultural sector) as well as improving access to basic services and infrastructure in significant biotechnology research.

The research programme is entitled LADDER, standing for Livelihoods and Diversification Directions Explored by Research, an acronym devised to evoke the notion of ‘climbing out of poverty’.

The programme is funded principally by the Policy Research Programme of the UK Department for International Development (DFID), with a contribution to Cited by: This book has examined trends and challenges facing farming systems in the six developing regions of the world and has proposed strategic priorities for poverty reduction, increased food security and agricultural growth.

Post-Graduate School for Agriculture and Rural Development University of Pretoria Report on theme #1: Strategies for poverty alleviation and food security Poverty and livelihoods in rural South Africa: Investigating diversity and dynamics of livelihoods. Case studies in Limpopo Contributors: S.

Perret, W. Anseeuw, F. Mathebula October File Size: KB. This book sets out the rural livelihoods approach within the larger context of past and present themes in rural development.

It adopts diversity as its principal theme and explores the implications of diverse rural livelihoods for ideas about poverty, agriculture, environment, gender and macroeconomic policy.

This publication on Disability, Livelihood and Poverty in Asia and the Pacific is an executive summary that draws from a wider body of primary and secondary research undertaken by the ESCAP research team. It considers both the quantitative and qualitative dimensions which shape the livelihood experiences of persons with disabilities.

The primary. A forest ecologist with over 25 years research and management experience, that has included bushmeat investigations in Sierra Leone and Liberia. He has published academic papers and policy documents, and compiled management plans.

David Brown is a Research Fellow of the Overseas Development Institute in London. A sociologist, he has over provision of basic services and social protection.

The overall objective is to help pinpoint strategic opportunities for future research on how best to promote livelihood security and access to services for conflict-affected populations in Uganda’s Greater North.

Linking knowLedge to poLicy and action for food and LiveLihoods Agricultural extension A TIME FOR CHANGE POLICY POINTERS. Forum for the Americas on Agricultural Research and Technology Development (FORAGRO), the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), the Ministry levels of poverty and hunger.

Between andthe number of. Farming Systems and Poverty: Improving Farmers' Livelihoods in a Changing World John A. Dixon, David P. Gibbon, Aidan Gulliver, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Food & Agriculture Org., - Agricultural systems - pages5/5(2).

Drawing from extensive livelihood mapping surveys and Ethiopian socioeconomic data archives, the LIU has constructed a detailed Livelihoods Atlas.

Of particular concern here is how the interaction of mean climate, climate variability, market access, road networks, and livelihoods shape the distribution of poverty and limit access to food and wages.

Skilfully exposing the gap that exists between the rhetoric of poverty reduction strategies in capital cities and the practice of public sector delivery in rural areas, this key text will be essential reading for advanced students and researchers in the fields of rural development, rural livelihoods, poverty reduction strategies and Sub-Saharan Cited by: The literature is reviewed on the relationships between population, poverty, and climate change.

While developed countries are largely responsible for global warming, the brunt of the fallout will be borne by the developing world, in lower agricultural output, poorer health, and more frequent natural disasters. Assessing the impact of agricultural research on poverty using the sustainable livelihoods framework Assessing the impact of agricultural research on poverty using the sustainable livelihoods framework.

Published Jan Authors M. Adato, R. Meinzen-Dick. Book your place now for the last chance to take the course before the end of the year. Community development projects and livelihoods: conceptual approach 8 Empirical evidence on community development projects and impact on livelihoods in South Africa 12 2.

4 Regional and global perspective 13 2. 5 Theoretical framework 14 2. 6 Synthesis of issues 23 Chapter 3 Research methodology This paper reports findings from analysis done for the project “The economic importance of agriculture for sustainable development and poverty reduction” financed by a grant from the Government of the Netherlands as part of the Program of Work of the Committee for Agriculture (COAG).File Size: KB.Get this from a library!

From the rural heart of Latin America: farmers, agricultural research and livelihoods. [Ebbe Schiøler; Future Harvest (Program)].