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Just over a year ago the UK Department for International Development (DfID), with the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) launched its ‘Future Climate for Africa’ (FCFA) project. This £20 million project, involving five research consortia, aims to “generate fundamentally new climate science focused on Africa, and to ensure that this science has an impact on […]
No single research methodology can fully explain why some households prosper in new and challenging situations while others do not, and nor can a single method answer fundamental questions relating to the underlying drivers of change within communities. This report complements the baseline study of household economies of Malian refugees in Burkina Faso , providing additional social and contextual information from Sag Nioniogo, Goudebou and Mentao refugee camps to support programming decisions.
This assessment was undertaken on behalf of UNHCR to provide baseline information on the livelihoods of Malian refugees in Burkina Faso, to identify opportunities for greater economic self-reliance, and to highlight risks and vulnerabilities of specific groups within the population. This report covers the three official refugee camps in Burkina Faso: Sag Nioniogo, Goudebou and Mentao.
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The purpose of the baseline survey was to provide information that will assist in the monitoring and evaluation of Mango projects implemented by Self Help Africa (SHA) in partnership with ANAMARC in Salima District, Malawi. The study used the Individual Household Method (IHM) for data collection and data analysis and included four whole village surveys, randomly selected for the assessment.
This baseline livelihoods zoning and wealth ranking exercise examines the livelihood systems in Mbala and Luwingu districts, Northern Province of Zambia. The assessments describe how a livelihood functions during a normal year, thereby providing a base with which to compare and measure any new threats to the population’s food security, as well as to inform recovery and development programming and policy.