We assessed the impact of oil palm development on the economic wellbeing of rural farmers in indonesia we found that many smallholders have benefited substantially from the higher returns to land and labour afforded by oil palm but district authorities and smallholder cooperatives play key roles in the realisation of benefits.
Key to understanding this impact is being able to measure any changes unilever’s newly piloted tool, the smallholder livelihoods assessment, has been designed with inspiration and guidance from the sustainable food lab (sfl), the committee on sustainability assessment, iseal and the rainforest alliance. Smallholder poultry production – livelihoods, food security and sociocultural significance 3 poultry in smallholder systems smallholder farming systems worldwide constitute a myriad of different ways of providing. 28,000 smallholder farmers in ethiopia and senegal the program integrates four risk management strategies: improved management of natural resources and diversification of livelihoods (risk reduction), weather index insurance (risk transfer), microcredit (prudent risk taking), and savings (risk reserves.
(2008) used the livelihood approach to measure the impact of new varieties of maize in mexico and nepal which is an approach that considers the impact of innovations on farmers’ livelihoods thus shifting the focus from the innovations to people’s livelihoods in various dimensions.
Experiences of improving smallholder farmers' livelihoods perceptions of success and failure perceptions on the attributes that indicate success or failure tend to be as diverse as the backgrounds of the key informants. Smallholder livelihoods through the dimensions ‘access to education and training’, ‘farmer economy’, ‘working conditions, including child labor’, ‘gender equality’ and ‘democratic 6 the effects certification has on the livelihoods of smallholders. An assessment of the livelihood impacts of oil palm development, including sources of conflict, is needed to shed light on the apparent contradiction between these reports and the evident.
Livelihood empowerment for smallholder farmers: by eliminating exploitative buying from the value chain, smallholder farmers are able to become financially independent, get enough money to take care of their families and needs thereby alleviating them from poverty. Smallholder livelihoods (indonesia) while smallholders are increasingly important to world tea production many struggle to make a decent living from tea we partnered with idh – the sustainable trade initiative, and worked with 3 cooperatives from west java and west sumatra, and the factories they supply, on a three-year project that helped.
Our impact improving the livelihood and life of smallholder farmers new vision for agriculture has catalysed public-private partnerships in over 21 countries in africa, asia and latin america, engaging over 650 organizations and advancing 100 value-chain initiatives that have benefitted millions of farmers.
Smallholder livelihoods (indonesia) climate & environment climate change adaptation the training was based on best practice farming and has the added benefit of increasing their resilience to the effects of climate change improving the livelihoods of smallholder farmers, indonesia we’re partnering with idh on a three-year project.