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Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis Course

INTRODUCTION

Livelihood means the means of making a living. In a food security context it refers to people, their capabilities, their assets (both material and social), their income and activities required for a means of living that include ways to obtain food.

Livelihood assessments serve to identify the most appropriate livelihood interventions. The interventions aim to provide livelihood protection, rehabilitation or promotion, depending on the context. This training programme introduces the concept of livelihoods and provides guidance on assessing and analyzing livelihoods in different food security contexts and on selecting and interpreting livelihoods indicators.

DURATION

5 days

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

At the end of the training, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand basic concepts in livelihood analysis.
  • Understand the role of the market in livelihoods.
  • Identify the livelihoods components in real examples.
  • Recognize how assessing livelihoods improves the analysis of food security.
  • Understand how different livelihood assessments help to plan interventions in different food security contexts.
  • Understand the criteria for selecting and collecting livelihoods indicators.
  • Understand the skills and knowledge required to select, collect and interpret livelihood indicators.

TOPICS TO BE COVERED

Introduction to Livelihoods

  • Basic concepts
  • Components of livelihoods
  • Role of Markets in livelihoods

Assessing Livelihoods

  • Livelihoods assessment principles
  • Supporting livelihoods in different contexts
  • Stages in livelihoods assessment

Livelihoods Assessment Approaches

  • Household and Livelihoods Security Approach(HLS)
  • Livelihoods Approach to Emergency Food Security Assessments
  • Household Economy Approach (HEA)
  • Economic Security Analysis Approach
  • Early warning Approaching Food Security Analysis
  • Food and Health Analysis of Food Insecurity
  • Vulnerable Group Profiling
  • Integrated Food Security Analysis System
  • Livelihood Interventions

Livelihood Indicators

  • What are livelihood indicators
  • Context of livelihoods indicators
  • Skills and knowledge required to select, collect and interpret livelihood indicators
  • Criteria for selecting livelihood indicators

Livelihood Analysis

  • Social capital
  • Human capital
  • Natural capital
  • Physical capital
  • Financial capital
  • Market analysis
  • Using BEEM and SWOT analysis to make livelihood strategies

Cross-Cutting Issues in Livelihood Assessment

  • Integration of GIS and RS in livelihood analysis
  • Integration of ICT in livelihood assessment and analysis
  • Monitoring and evaluation in livelihoods
  • Integration of gender issues 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English. Applicants must live up to Indepth Research Services (IRES) admission criteria.

METHODOLOGY

The instructor led trainings are delivered using a blended learning approach and comprises of presentations, guided sessions of practical exercise, web based tutorials and group work. Our facilitators are seasoned industry experts with years of experience, working as professional and trainers in these fields.

All facilitation and course materials will be offered in English. The participants should be reasonably proficient in English.

ACCREDITATION

Upon successful completion of this training, participants will be issued with an Indepth Research Services (IRES) certificate.

TRAINING VENUE

The training is residential and will be held at IRES Training Centre. The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

All participants will additionally cater for their, travel expenses, visa application, insurance, and other personal expenses.

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact the Training Officer.

Email:outreach@indepthresearch.org.  

Mob: +254 715 077 817

Tel: 020 211 3814

TAILOR- MADE

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request to a minimum of 4 participants. You can have it delivered in our training centre or at a convenient location.

For further inquiries, please contact us on Tel: +254 715 077 817, +254 (020) 211 3814 or mail outreach@indepthresearch.org

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to IRES account through bank on or before C.O.B.25th September 2017

Send proof of payment to outreach@indepthresearch.org

CANCELLATION POLICY

Payment for the all courses includes a registration fee, which is non-refundable, and equals 15% of the total sum of the course fee.

1.    Participants may cancel attendance 14 days or more prior to the training commencement date.

2.    No refunds will be made 14 days or less to the training commencement date. However, participants who are unable to attend may opt to attend a similar training at a later date, or send a substitute participant provided the participation criteria have been met.

Please Note: The program content shown here is for guidance purposes only. Our continuous course improvement process may lead to changes in topics and course structure.

Event Properties

Duration 5 Days
Event Date 02-10-2017
Event End Date 06-10-2017
Cut off date 25-09-2017
Individual Price (Kenyan) KES 75,000.00
Individual Price (International) EUR 1,012.00
Individual Price (International) USD 1,100.00
Location Nairobi, Kenya

Group Tariffs

Group Size Kenyan Rate Per day (KES) International Rate Per day (USD/EURO)
6-10 95,000.00 $ 1,118.00
€ 1,018.00
11-15 146,250.00 $ 1,721.00
€ 1,567.00
16-20 191,250.00 $ 2,250.00
€ 2,048.00
21-25 230,000.00 $ 2,706.00
€ 2,463.00
26-30 262,500.00 $ 3,089.00
€ 2,811.00
30-50 309,825.00 $ 4,556.00
€ 0.00
3-5 62,500.00 $ 736.00
€ 670.00
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