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Livelihoods Learning Notes

articles.gif Creating Jobs for Rural Youth in Andhra Pradesh, India
Meera Shenoy, Smriti Lakhey, and Parmesh Shah
Series 2, Number 4  |  January 2010

articles.gif From Reconstruction to Commerce: Community Development Councils Transform Social Capital into Economic Capital in Afghanistan
Miki Terasawa, Zishan Karim, and Mio Takada
Series 2, Number 3  |  January 2010

articles.gif Innovative Forest Livelihoods Through Community Forest Management: The Experience of Andhra Pradesh, India
Sanchita Ghosh, Grant Milne, and Ramesh Kalaghatgi
Series 2, Number 2 | February 2009

articles.gif Rajasthan: Milking Profits from Dairy Farming
Sanchita Ghosh, Samik Sundar Das, and Asmeen Khan
Series 2, Number 1 | January 2009

articles.gif Farmers as Owners in Madhya Pradesh, India: Producer Companies: Improving Livelihoods Through Community Owned Institutions
Sanchita Ghosh and Biswajit Sen
Series 1, Number 6 | June 2009

articles.gif Community-managed Microfinance: a New Model from Sri Lanka
Meena Munshi, Anne Ritchie, and Ajai Nair
Series 1, Number 5 | 2008

articles.gif Community-managed Food Security Enterprises in Andhra Pradesh, India
Vijay Mohan, Mio Takada, Vijaysekar Kalavakonda, Shweta S. Banerjee, and Parmesh Shah
Series 1, Number 4 | 2008

articles.gif India’s Karnataka Watershed Development "Sujala" Project: Innovation in participatory watershed development to improve natural resource productivity and rural livelihoods
Grant Milne
Series 1, Number 3 | 2008

articles.gif Community-managed Procurement Centers for Small and Marginal Farmers in Andhra Pradesh, India
K. P. Rao, Vijaysekar Kalavakonda, Shweta S. Banerjee, and Parmesh Shah
Series 1, Number 2 | 2008

articles.gif Supporting the ‘People Sector’: The South Asia experience in Rural Livelihoods Development– A Summary
Natasha Hayward and Adolfo Brizzi
Series 1, Number 1 | 2007


Social Accountability Notes

articles.gif Andhra Pradesh: Improving health services through community score cards

articles.gif Sri Lanka: Piloting the community assessment process

articles.gif Chhattisgarh: Performance rating of Gram Panchayats through Community Score Cards

articles.gif Maharashtra: Improving panchayat service delivery through community score cards

articles.gif Rajasthan: An assessment of the mid day meal scheme in Chittorgarh district


Rural Livelihoods Newsletter

articles.gif Issue 5, March 2010 

articles.gif Issue 4, September 2009

articles.gif Issue 3, January 2009

articles.gif Issue 2, July 2008

articles.gif Issue 1, December 2007


Presentations on Livelihoods Projects and Issues

video-dev.gifCommunity Managed Enterprises for Addressing Food Security
Vijay Kumar, CEO, Society for the Elimination of Rural Poverty, Andhra Pradesh India
Delivered September 17, 2008

video-dev.gifEco-agriculture Initiatives of Indira Kranthi Patham
Vijay Kumar, CEO, Society for the Elimination of Rural Poverty, Andhra Pradesh India
Delivered September 23, 2008

Weblink iconSocial Audit Immersion Clinic Presentation made at World Bank, Washington DC By Sri K.Raju, IAS., Prl secy to Govt, RD dept, AP

Weblink icon Designing and Implementing Social Safety Nets for the poor - The case of AP, India Presentation made at World Bank, Washington DC By Sri K.Raju, IAS., Prl secy to Govt, RD dept, AP | March 24, 2009

Weblink icon e-Governance applications in Rural Development projects in Andhra Pradesh, India Presentation made at the World Bank, Washington DC By - Sri K. Raju, IAS., Prl. Secy to Govt. of AP, Rural Development | March 25, 2009


Project Operational Manuals

articles.gif Sri Lanka Community Livelihoods Project (Gemidiriya)
Community Operational Manual
 English | Tamil 

articles.gif India Andhra Pradesh Rural Poverty Reduction Project
Community Operational Manual
 English

articles.gif India Madhya Pradesh District Poverty Initiatives Project
Operational Manual (3rd edition)
 English
Village Development Committe Manual English

articles.gif Mid-Himalayan Watershed Development Project
Operational Manual
 English
Project Implementation Plan English 
Panchayat Financial Management Manual
 English 

articles.gif India Orissa Targeted Rural Initiatives for Poverty Termination and Infrastructure
Project Implementation Plan
 English

articles.gif Uttarakhand Decentralized Watershed Development Project
Project Operational Manual English 


Websites of Livelihoods Projects

Afghanistan

Bangladesh

»National Solidarity Program, 1 and 2
»Social Investment Program

India

»Andhra Pradesh Rural Poverty Reduction Project

»Andhra Pradesh Community Forestry Management Project

»Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project - "JEEViKA"

»Chhattisgarh District Poverty Reduction Project(Nava Anjore)

»Karnataka Watershed Development (Sujala)

»Madhya Pradesh District Poverty Initiatives Project


»Orissa Rural Livelihoods (TRIPTI)

»Himachal Pradesh Mid Himalayan Watershed Development Project

»Rajasthan District Poverty Initiatives Project

»»Uttranchal Decentralized Watershed Development Project- Gramya

»Uttar Pradesh Sodic Lands Reclamation II Project

»Tamil Nadu - Empowerment and Poverty Reduction "Vazhndhu Kattuvom" Project

Nepal

Pakistan

»Poverty Alleviation Fund Project, 1 and 2

»Poverty Alleviation Fund, 1 and 2


Sri Lanka

»Community Development and Livelihood Improvement "Gemi Diriya" Project


Project Stories

button-pdf.gifThe Joy of Learning tells the story of Saroja, a student at an Andhra Pradesh (India) Social Welfare Educational Residential Institutions Society (APSWREIS) School that serves talented poor children belonging to scheduled castes, so they can benefit from quality education.

button-pdf.gifFrom Tribal Hamlet to Financial Consultancy tells the story of Shekar Nalla from a tribal community in Andhra Pradesh who now works for an Insurance and Broking company in Hyderabad after being trained by an Employment Generation and Marketing
Mission (EGMM) program.


Research

Does the village fund matter in Thailand?
Jirawan Boonperm, Jonathan Haughton, and Shahidur R. Khandker
July 1, 2009

Dignity through discourse: poverty and the culture of deliberation in Indian village democracies
Vijayendra Rao and Paromita Sanyal
May 1, 2009

Creating Jobs For Rural Youth In Andhra Pradesh, India
Meera Shenoy, Smriti Lakhey, Parmesh Shah


Last updated: 2009-04-21




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