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Ngoleka S., Petty, C., Achiro E., Machuki, H., Alip L., Owour, J., (2018) Assessment of rural livelihoods in a lakeside community, Ngegu Beach, Homa Bay, Kenya Evidence for Development Working Paper 9 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.5113425 The report describes household economy in a lakeshore village in Homa Bay county, Kenya. A quantitative, household economy approach, the […]
Seaman, J.A., Acridri, J., Machuki , H., (2016) Report on a pilot study in Mukono District, Uganda, using the Household Economy Approach (HEA) Evidence for Development Working Paper 6 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.5113323 This report gives an initial summary of the findings of a survey of household economy conducted in part of Mukono District, Uganda.
Acidri, J., (2015) Scoping Study: Livelihoods around Lake Wamala (Mityana District) and Lake Victoria (Mukono District) Evidence for Development Working Paper 5 DOI 10.5281/zenodo.5113298 This report in selected sites around Lake Wamala and Lake Victoria provided initial contextual information for more detailed household economy studies, carried out as part of the HyCRISTAL (Integrating Hydro-Climate […]
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 […]
It’s August 2013 and I’m about as broke as a ‘banker’ in London can be. I had eagerly taken up my first position in the big city: interning at RBS’ risk department. That’s right, I had made it to the big time… And then rent happened… And bills… So with accrued holiday time but no […]
As an economist, I have always found it logical that NGOs should be expected to demonstrate the impact of their work. Once we have set our objectives, we need to know whether we are achieving them and how we might do better. That means measurement. At Farm Africa, we support smallholder farmers to increase their […]
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.
As mobile data collection in remote regions and developing countries becomes more viable for development organisations, the robustness of the methodologies used must be considered in relation to the goal of evidence-based development. Expanded possibilities According to the UN International Telecommunication Union, “by the end of 2014, 55% of all mobile-broadband subscriptions are expected to […]