School of
Livelihoods and Development
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Overview

I : About the School

The School of Livelihoods and Development aims at building high quality human resources for the development sector through its three academic programs i.e., Masters of Arts (MA) in Rural Development and Governance, Development Studies and Natural Resources and Governance. These academic programs endeavor to build human capital required for strengthening livelihood promotion processes at different levels of policy making, planning and program implementation. The Faculty of the School is engaged in teaching, curriculum development suited to the emerging concerns and opportunities in the area of livelihoods and development, thematic research, publications and commissioned research/reviews for development support. The School constantly strives to expand the scope of its research through partnerships with all relevant stakeholders in the spheres of Government, Policy, Civil Society, local communities ...

Research

Focus Areas:

·       Evidence-based research in agriculture and non-agricultural livelihoods to strengthen programme implementation and enable policymaking

·       Develop knowledge base on livelihoods and development, informed by national and global research

·       Contribute to the on-going research and contribute to the policy observatory/resources at the local level

Areas of ...