Household Livelihoods in Semi-Arid Regions : Options and Constraints

  title={Household Livelihoods in Semi-Arid Regions : Options and Constraints},
  author={Bruce M. S. Campbell and SCOTTA. JEFFREY and W. Kozanayi and Martin K. Luckert and M. Mutamba and C. Zindi and Kozanayi and Luckert and Mutamba},
The overall aim of this study was to explore what the development community can do, or facilitate, to significantly improve livelihoods in semi-arid systems. We based our analysis on two case-study sites in the communal lands of southern Zimbabwe, areas fairly typical of a vast domain of granite/gneissic landscapes in semi-arid areas of numerous developing countries on three continents. Our main tool was a detailed livelihood questionnaire, supplemented by participatory appraisal and… CONTINUE READING