Livelihoods

Making a living and securing basic necessities in challenging environments. Including issues such as: social protection, climate change, resource scarcity, human capital, disabilities, resilience, and wellbeing.

Photo (cropped): A Syrian woman adds a float to a fishing net, as part of a project to help refugees earn an income in Lebanon. Photo credit: Russell Watkins/DFID/Flickr under license CC BY 2.0.

Projects & Publications

Each project is summarised to describe the work of the research grant recipients and their intended impact and outputs. This view shows projects mapped to the locations where the research was carried out.

Projects have been assigned one of eight primary cross-cutting themes. To see all the projects grouped under a particular theme click on that topic in the menu bar. You can also use the search fields to find projects or their related outputs grouped by country, keywords, location, organisation, or people who were the named grantees for the project or publication authors. You can make multiple selections. Use The Impact Initiative logo in the top left of the screen or the home icon to return to the home page.

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Building peace in the new oil frontiers of Northern Kenya

Oil has brought foreign investment to Northern Kenya in an area inhabited by pastoralists. Researchers have enabled different parties to navigate a sensitive process for future oil development.
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Providing Alternatives to Fossil Fuels in Nepal

Research in Nepal shows how indigenous oil seed plants can be an alternative, more environmentally friendly energy source than fossil fuels.
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Improving rural lives through the Liberian motorbike boom

In regions previously affected by conflict, such as Liberia, the transport sector has provided jobs for ex-combatants as well as much needed access to health care, schools, and markets.
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Engaging communities in rebuilding post-typhoon Yolanda in the Philippines

Researchers at the University of Nottingham, UK and Ningbo, China in partnership with the University of the Philippines, Diliman have worked closely with local communities to articulate the lessons from Typhoon Yolanda.
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