A guide to indicators and methods for accessing the contribution of livestock keeping to the livelihoods of the poor

Abstract

This guide outlines methods and indicators for assessing the contribution of livestock keeping to livelihoods of poor people. The indicators and methods can be used in: appraisal of possible developments of new technology in research projects; prioritisation and design of potential changes and interventions to improve the livelihoods of poor livestock keepers; ongoing participatory monitoring and evaluation of projects seeking to improve the livelihoods of poor livestock keepers; and retrospective assessment of the impact of changes in livestock keeping on livelihoods.

Citation

Dorward, A.; Anderson, S.; Paz, R.; Pattison, J.; Sanchez Vera, E.; Nava, Y.; Rushton, J. A guide to indicators and methods for accessing the contribution of livestock keeping to the livelihoods of the poor. Imperial College, London, UK (2005) 37 pp.

A guide to indicators and methods for accessing the contribution of livestock keeping to the livelihoods of the poor

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