Arild Angelsen,Helle Overgaard Larsen,Carsten Smith Olsen's Measuring Livelihoods and Environmental Dependence: Methods PDF

By Arild Angelsen,Helle Overgaard Larsen,Carsten Smith Olsen

ISBN-10: 1849711321

ISBN-13: 9781849711326

ISBN-10: 184971133X

ISBN-13: 9781849711333

hundreds of thousands of surveys on rural livelihoods in constructing nations are being performed each year. regrettably, many be afflicted by weaknesses in equipment and difficulties in implementation. Quantifying families' dependence on a number of environmental assets (forests, bush, grasslands and rivers) is very tough and infrequently easily missed within the surveys. the consequences accordingly don't mirror rural realities. specifically, 'the hidden harvest' from ordinary assets is usually too very important to livelihoods for improvement learn, rules and perform to disregard. Fieldwork utilizing cutting-edge equipment, and specifically well-designed family questionnaires, hence turns into an significant to thoroughly catch key dimensions of rural welfare.

This e-book describes easy methods to do a greater activity while designing and enforcing family and village surveys for quantitative overview of rural livelihoods in constructing nations. It covers the complete study strategy from making plans to sharing examine effects. It attracts at the reviews from a wide global-comparative undertaking, the Poverty surroundings community (PEN), to strengthen extra strong and proven tools, enriched by means of various functional examples from the sector. The publication will offer a useful advisor to tools and a pragmatic instruction manual for college kids and professionals.

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