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.

Schoolchildren in Sonargaon, Bangladesh.

Education is central to economic development and recognised as the Second Goal of the UN Millennium Development Goals. Many developing countries, including Bangladesh, which is the focus country of this project, have achieved impressive progress in primary school enrolment; however, there is evidence that the effectiveness of primary education is low in many cases.

Blog: "This is not just about assets”: new insights into social determinants of resilience

Jun 2017
Resilience has been increasingly recognized as a powerful concept to help practitioners, academics and policy-makers better understand the links between shocks, response and longer-term development outcomes. The problem however is that so far most of the ‘thinking’ around resilience has been mainly theoretical, with little applied or tested empirically.

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Livelihoods