Promoting Diversified Livelihoods
Abstract:While enhanced productivity is essential to achieve pro‐poor growth through agriculture, poor rural households also depend on a range of non‐farm economic activities as part of their livelihood strategies. This diversification of livelihoods by members of agricultural households augments and provides alternatives to earnings from agricultural production ‐ alternatives that are critical pathways to poverty reduction.
Document Type: Review Article
Publication date: February 1, 2007