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Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis Course - Training or Development Class in Mombasa, Kenya on November 2017 by Indepth Research Services

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Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis Course

Training or Development Class Title
Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis Course
Event Type
Training or Development Class
Training or Development Class Date
13-11-2017 to 17-11-2017
Mombasa, Kenya

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Indepth Research Services
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Mombasa, Kenya

Event: Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis Course

Venue: Mombasa, Kenya

Event Date: 13th – 17th November 2017.



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.


5 days


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.


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

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Registration Fees
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USD 1100
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Mombasa, Kenya. 
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