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Rural Livelihoods, Biodiversity and Market Forces.  

Rural Livelihoods, Biodiversity and Market Forces.

The paper describes the diagnostic research of the Lao Swedish Upland Agriculture and Forestry Research Programme (LSUAFRP) which studies about ways in which people practice to earn their living in order to cope with environmental and economic uncertainties. It found out that people are still maintaining a diversity of on-farm and off-farm activities, fallow farming and hunting-and-gathering animals. . Furthermore, LSUAFRP also explored reveals strategies for food security, household livelihood system and poverty analysis framework. Finally the research discusses the search for solutions of villagers to cope with the problem of the household economy.

Published by: Lao Swedish Upland Agriculture and Forestry Research Program (LSUAFRP) -
Uploaded on: May 2008
File size: 238 KB - Language: English
Keyword(s): Agriculture
Category: Farming

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