The Sustainable Livelihoods Handbook: An asset based approach to poverty
This handbook is intended to introduce community development workers and local activists to the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach (SLA), an exciting and innovative means of researching the opportunities for change within our households and communities. The Handbook is also potentially relevant for academics and policy makers who are interested in finding out more about how the approach can be used more generally within research and policy development on poverty.
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