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Facing the challenge of rural livelihoods

CaМЊnc Suphal.

Facing the challenge of rural livelihoods

a perspective from nine villages in Cambodia

by CaМЊnc Suphal.

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Published by Cambodia Development Resource Institute in Phnom Penh .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rural population -- Employment -- Cambodia,
  • Income -- Cambodia,
  • Rural development -- Cambodia,
  • Cambodia -- Rural conditions,
  • Cambodia -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChan Sophal and Sarthi Acharya.
    SeriesWorking paper -- 25, Working paper (Vidyāsthān Paṇtuaḥ Paṇtāl niṅ Srāvjrāv Ṭoempī Qabhivaḍḍhn ̊Kambujā) -- no. 25.
    ContributionsAcharya, Sarthi, 1952-, Vidyāsthān Paṇtuaḥ Paṇtāl niṅ Srāvjrāv Ṭoempī Qabhivaḍḍhn ̊Kambujā.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN700.3.Z9 C62 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination122 p. :
    Number of Pages122
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16294084M
    LC Control Number2003534228

    Beets, W. FAO and World Bank. This is a segment that has a huge potential for employment creation. When the farmers are not engaged in farming in off season, they migrate for labour work at low remuneration. Submit answer Improved territorial planning of metropolitan areas, small cities and towns, together with improved connective infrastructure, can dampen rates of out-migration to overburdened large cities or to other countries by generating opportunities in closer proximity to rural areas.

    All of these combined with a vast geography; result in an extremely high drop-out ratio. The journal of modern African studies, vol 37, no 3, Ellis, F. London: Earthscan Publications Ltd. Kydd, J. Agriculture is the sector most vulnerable to climate change due to its high dependence on climate and weather and because people involved in agriculture tend to be poorer compared with urban residents.

    Gallent, M. Training them in good practices of livestock keeping, livestock health and dairy farming can add to the income level of the farmers. Suggested Citation. Sustainable rural community development is essential for eradicating poverty a Millennium Development Goal since global poverty is overwhelmingly rural [ 21 ].


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Facing the challenge of rural livelihoods book

In the new democratic era in South Africa rural is now defined as "the sparsely populated areas in which people farm or depend in natural resources, including villages and small towns that are dispersed through these areas" [ 18 ].

It can be disruptive for families and for communities of origin, not least when it leads to the loss of often the most dynamic part of the workforce, since it is generally the younger and better educated who migrate.

Guide for the Conduct of the Constraints Analysis Component. Many of these transitioning countries are both origins and destinations of international migration. Tosten, I. Economic development strategies should place an emphasis on increasing the local economic diversity.

It is a must for every development professional. Gangopadyay, A. This is reflected in their birth and urbanization rates, resulting in fewer youth per hectare of agricultural land.

Training the women on product based livelihoods and then linking them with the markets can be a sustainable solution towards mitigating their livelihood problems. Van Bohemen, L. The main challenges for AKST posed by multifunctional agricultural systems include: How to improve social welfare and personal livelihoods in the rural sector and enhance multiplier effects of agriculture?

The Quest for Sustainable Development.

Agriculture & Development

Taking sustainable cities seriously: economic development, the environment, and quality of life in American cities. Registered: Abstract Climate change is a major challenge for agriculture, food security and rural livelihoods for billions of people including the poor in the Asia-Pacific region.

The pace of formal technology generation and adoption has been highly uneven. Forest Extension: Equitable partnership for sustainable multi-functional forestry. OG lib-leit [1] refers to their "means of securing the basic necessities food, water, shelter and clothing of life ".

Number of rural versus urban poor. Neuchatel Initiative Group. All Few Just as European countries have become destinations for migration after having been a long-time source of migration, emerging countries are likely to become regional hubs and receive more immigrants as they advance in their development.

Economy and Environment Ravets [ 9 ] asks the question that if economic activity has traditionally exploited natural resources how can there be a sustainable economy? A thorough research of the market size, nature and dynamics will reveal the hotspots where employment opportunities are aplenty.

Often, livelihood programmes are implemented in a hurried way, without grasping the distinct characteristics of the region, the local economy and the aspirations of the people. This however is not the case with the economic and environmental spheres of sustainability.

However, the India that the world sees, is made up by billions of pictures, each of which paints a different story. Scaling up participatory agroforestry extension in Kenya: from pilot projects to extension policy; Development in Practice, Although facing a similar challenge of large numbers of rural youth, countries with development momentum can generate employment and use the demographic profile to their advantage.

Their efforts are focused on facilitating denser, better located, mixed-income, environmentally sustainable government-assisted housing. Alex Eds. Equitable partnerships between corporate and smallholder partners: Developing guidelines for mutually beneficial partnerships.

It is further stated [ 11 ] that "at such macro levels, the scale of change required is so great that problems of coordination across political units are bound to be enormous". Though initial successes were recorded making Ghana a beacon of hope in Africa these successes did not stand the test of time.

Journal of Rural Studies, vol 15, pp. Based on my learning so far, following factors, if kept in mind may result in implementing the livelihood strategy in a better way: Understanding our area of operation: The first and the foremost thing that needs to be kept in mind while designing and implementing a livelihoods intervention is understanding our area of operation.Abstract: A central concern of any livelihoods analysis is to understand who is poor and who is better off, and why.

Poverty remains mostly rural and concentrated in certain parts of the world, yet patterns of inequality in livelihood opportunity are almost universal (Picketty ).As Paul Collier put it, the “bottom billion” is a group that requires urgent attention, and approaches that. rural policies and services that are appropriate and effective, especially as far as rural youth are concerned.

Challenges in Rural Livelihoods

However, since rural development professionals tend to focus on the long-term management of natural resources (by adults) as key to establishing sustainable rural livelihoods, there has. Climate change, rural livelihoods and agriculture (focus on Food security) in Asia-Pacific region Document Type Working Paper Date Updated Not supplied Description Climate change is a major challenge for agriculture, food security and rural livelihoods for billions of people including the poor in the Asia-Pacific region.

Description Tillage agriculture has led to widespread soil and ecosystem degradation globally. This is especially so in Africa where traditional and modern tillage-based agricultural practices have become unsustainable due to severe disturbance and exploitation of natural resources, with negative impacts on the environment and rural livelihoods.

May 06,  · In many parts of the world, rural livelihoods are characterized by a high degree of vulnerability to climate change, market volatility, and political unrest. Increasingly, the concept of Cited by: Rural poverty and environmental degradation are two intertwined challenges developing countries are facing.

How to improve rural household livelihoods, and simultaneously realize ecological conservation in rural areas, has become a common concern of global social organizations, and .