2 edition of Understanding livelihoods of the rural poor and marginal farmers found in the catalog.
Understanding livelihoods of the rural poor and marginal farmers
Workshop on Marginal Agriculture (2nd 1997 Sabar KaМ„ntha, India)
|Contributions||Society for Promotion of Wastelands Development (India)|
|LC Classifications||HC440.P6 W67 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 61 p. :|
|Number of Pages||61|
|LC Control Number||99937785|
8. Combining rural and urban livelihoods provides a dual advantage to the poor; agricultural labouring and marginal farming are important safety nets when urban employment is mainly in the high risk informal sector. Commuting is the most preferred mobility option because it allows people to keep. Review on Rural livelihood diversification among the smallholder farmers in some Africa countries Sisay Belay Bedeke Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension, Haramaya University P.O. Box , Dire Dawa, Ethiopia. E-mail: [email protected] Accepted 8 October, Past studies revealed vulnerability associated with.
Orissa first off the block with National Rural Livelihoods Mission. Orissa became the first state to launch the NRLM, aimed at reducing rural poverty by providing self-employment and skilled jobs to people below the poverty line. Orissa became the first state in the country to launch the National Rural Livelihoods Mission on Ap Organic practices have the potential to improve rural livelihoods in India. Photograph: Sam Panthaky/AFP/Getty Images Sixteen months ago, Delhi-born .
Roger R.B. Leakey, in Multifunctional Agriculture, Principle 2: Provide Appropriate Skills and Understanding, Not Unsustainable Infrastructure. Many agricultural and other rural development projects provide funding for communities to implement new and “improved” technologies—often the ones based on concepts which are foreign to the farmers.. While the funds . This study uses the sustainable livelihood approach to examine the extent to which the access to various capital influence a household's livelihood transition from farming to non-farm activities also called farm exit in a poor rural agricultural setting of by:
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House hold and infrastructure expenditure is highly useful in the case of poor farmer's i.e land- less, marginal, and small with less than 2 hectare of land. It is because that there is no other source of income to be meeting such kind of expenditure.
The book from which this Summary derives1 is underpinned by a vision of a world without hunger and poverty.
As most poor people live in rural areas of developing countries and are dependent on agriculture for their livelihood, the key to eradicating current suffering must lie in the creation of dynamic rural communities founded upon prosperous Size: KB.
The breeding unit, which requires the part time involvement of the farmer, or his family member, provides a very stable and attractive additional income source for small and marginal farmers without affecting their main occupation.
Key words: Agro-ecosystem, India, livelihood, poor, sheep rearing. Introduction. Agriculture remains the mainstay of Indian economy and major source of livelihood of rural household, predominantly by small and marginal farmers, and securing the food and nutritional security.
Agriculture is the major source of livelihood for the rural poor; most of them depend on rain-fed agriculture and fragile forests for their livelihoods. Farmers in rural areas have to deal with failed crops and animal illness frequently and, due to limited communication facilities, solutions to their problems remain out of reach (World Bank, ).
The unit emphasises the complexity of studying rural livelihoods and the need to assess interactions within livelihood systems and between them and their wider economic, social, and political environments.
Unit Aims To assess the importance of rural livelihoods in national and global economies and communities. feedbacks. For example, in the imperfect-market environments characterizing most poor rural areas, incomes and consumption shape production (as when a poor household cannot afford crop inputs or must sacrifice leisure instead of hiring labor), and so may livelihood outcomes (as when hunger impedes one’s ability to work).
institutions of the poor and investing in social capital; developing financial services for the poor; promoting and diversifying livelihoods; and improving last mile delivery of public services. A number of innovative livelihood initiatives for small and marginal farmers have been piloted and scaled-up under ‘ Jeevika ’.
However, building strong. 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. Socio-economic Impact of Commercial Agriculture on Rural Poor and other Vulnerable Groups as the gap between the two gets wider it will become harder and harder for the poor ‘marginal’ group of farmers to make the leap from poverty to viability, Socio-economic Impact of Commercial Agriculture on Rural Poor and other Vulnerable GroupsFile Size: KB.
This chapter discusses how livelihoods, poverty and the lives of poor people, and inequality interact with climate change, climate variability, and extreme events in multifaceted and cross-scalar. In developing countries, where three out of four poor people live in rural areas and where more than 80% of rural people live in households that are involved in agriculture, improving poor farmers’ livelihoods is central for addressing rural development.
In recent times, organic farming has increasingly gained attention as a way to manage natural resources in a more sustainable way and to.
Livelihoods Learning Series 1, Note No. 2 3 and users (small-scale and marginal farmers) do not have to deal with different organizations for credit, inputs, and selling their produce. A procurement center typically covers villages within a mile radius, so farmers need not travel long distances to sell their produce.
The centers haveFile Size: KB. A growing global population means rising demand for food, but agriculture is facing many challenges. By understanding those challenges, identifying solutions and measuring the impacts of our activities, we aim to improve farmer livelihoods, make farming a more attractive and sustainable option for.
support farmers and their livelihoods. I’m committed to a future where all our farmers have the resources they need to be successful and to ensuring farming communities can thrive.” Tobacco leaf is the most essential part of our products, so the farmers who grow it are absolutely crucial to the success of our business.
NICANDRO DURANTEFile Size: 1MB. Poor households are vulnerable to sudden and pronounced fluctuations in income that may arise due to poor health, market fluctuations, and natural calamities. Since most rural poor are dependent on agricultural livelihoods they are automatically the most vulnerable to climate-change induced risks of crop failure and livestock by: 7.
Using panel data for six rural sub‐Saharan Africa countries, this article tests two hypotheses: (i) household‐specific staple food price bands resulting from market failures in the presence of liquidity constraints and rainfed agriculture induces rural household specialisation in food crops as an economic livelihood strategy; (ii) specialisation in food crops yields inferior welfare than Author: Fred Mawunyo Dzanku.
Livelihood diversification and non-farm employment are important levers for rural economic growth. Across developing countries, the success of the Green Revolution led to the idea of a “unimodal” agrarian structure (Tomich et al., ).It was believed that agricultural growth through productivity-enhancing strategies could generate economy-wide growth multipliers, leading to across Author: Prabhu Pingali, Anaka Aiyar, Mathew Abraham, Andaleeb Rahman.
Further, in rural India 70 percent of the population is dependent on agriculture and allied activities as main source of income. Analysis of the farmer’s landholding patterns suggest that small and marginal farmers constitute 85 percent of farming community (owning less than 2 hectares of land) but own only percent of the farm operated.
Livelihood diversification of rural households has long been an important adaptation option in many countries. Ellis () argues that rural households in developing countries diversify their livelihoods due to insufficient income from a single livelihood activity, for example, if farming on their own land does not provide sufficient means for the survival of many rural households.
farmers; and examining critically the necessity for, and impact of, tax revenue collection by district councils on rural incomes and enterprise.
Introduction This paper summarises the comparative results of research undertaken on rural livelihoods and poverty reduction in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi1. The research comprises two main File Size: KB.of the poor and generating social capital; developing financial services for the poor; promoting and diversi-fying livelihoods; and improving last mile delivery of public services.
A number of innovative livelihood initiatives for small and marginal farmers have been piloted and scaled up under ‘JEEViKA’. The primary agriculture inter.constraint preventing asset-poor farmers from adopting organic agriculture. Introduction Agriculture is the most important livelihood strategy in India, with two thirds of the country’s workforce depending on farming.
Most farmers are small and marginal farmers cultivating areas of less than two hectares. Increasing land fragmentation.