School of Livelihoods and Development

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 Research 

·        Gender, financial inclusion, enterprises, and livelihood 

·        Livelihoods of small producers and member-owned collectives

·        Natural resource-based livelihood with emphasis on semi-arid ecosystems

·        Aspects of under-nutrition of women and children

·        Social policy with reference to women’s paid work and wellbeing

·         Livelihoods of vulnerable such as fisher communities and persons with disabilities

·        Ethnographic engagement in the tribal belts

·        Issues of water and sanitation

·        Informal sector workers and their livelihoods