A Sustainable Livelihood Approach to Poverty Reduction: An by Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia

By Vishwambhar Prasad Sati, Lalrinpuia Vangchhia

This booklet provides a socio-economic and livelihood research of agriculturally-dependent groups of Mizoram, the japanese extension of the Himalaya, utilizing the sustainable livelihood technique. Such an method of poverty relief is inevitable, relatively, in components the place livelihoods count mostly on biomass-based agriculture and cattle creation. Mizoram possesses plentiful typical assets – land, water and woodland – yet these assets are mostly unused. The area suffers from persistent poverty and malnutrition, and weather switch has extra prompted livelihood styles. This paintings reports the entire features of traditional potentials and livelihood prestige in Mizoram. It additionally discusses the key riding forces that impact livelihood styles. according to an in depth research of empirical facts, numerous coverage measures are instructed to deal with continual poverty and malnutrition. The ebook is consequently hugely worthy for all stakeholders; scholars, researchers, academicians, coverage makers and politicians concerned with rural/community development.

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Wege, D. C. (1998). Endemic bird areas of the world, priorities for biodiversity conservation. Cambridge, United Kingdome: Birdlife International. Chapter 3 Geostrategic Location, Political History and Development Geostrategic location and politics play a vital role in determining the development scenario of any state or country. Mizoram state has a critical geostrategic location. 1 km from east to west. The two countries Bangladesh from the west and Myanmar from the east and south surround Mizoram and make it most strategic since they characterize social political unrest.

We tried to correlate the amount of 14 1 Introduction agriculture production and productivity with food security, as practicing agriculture is the main occupation of the people. Our study shows that although, agricultural products are not sufficient to meet with the desired food demand at the present point of time yet, development of agriculture using innovative measures may lead to sustainability and reduce poverty. Other measures are to reduce vulnerability, as the whole state is ecologically fragile and landscape vulnerability is high.

Promoting sustainable livelihoods. A briefing note submitted to the executive committee (mimeo). Chapter 2 Geographical Backdrop and Sustainable Livelihoods Geographical aspects (natural assets)—location, altitude, slope aspects, climate, vegetation, soil fertility, water, arable land, and mineral and power resources— determine economy, development, livelihoods, and food security of a region or an area. These aspects also influence population, human activities/occupation, and farming systems. Economic disparities and changes in development patterns in the world countries are mainly due to availability of these geographical aspects although, institutional assets/human capability also support economic activities.

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