Adaptive Strategies and Sustainable Livelihoods: Policy Issues - Zimbabwe

By Naresh Singh, Perpetua Kalala on January 11, 2002
This report focuses on the policy-level aspects of the study, discussing the main policies and institutional arrangements that have impacted the evolution and implementation of these adaptive strategies in Zimbabwe. It also presents summaries of the key community-level findings, i.e., the livelihood systems of Makaha and Mlambaphele in the Mudzi and Gwanda districts, respectively, of Zimbabwe; the environment and socio-political stresses on these livelihood systems; the adaptive strategies that have evolved in the face of these stresses; their relationship with sustainable livelihoods; and finally, the local indicators of sustainable livelihoods in the two communities.

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IISD, 2002