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Tool Summary Tool Characteristics Tool Application Source of Tools Opinion of Tools

Source of tools

Name of the tool
Sustainable Livelihoods Approach

Where is tool available from
The tool can be obtained and read about on the website of the UK Department for International Development (DFID):
There is also a distance learning version available from the website of DFID
A paper written by a member of Awel Aman Tawe explains how the tool was implemented in and by the project: Emily Hinshelwood, (July 2003, Vol 38, Number 3) Special Issue: Sustainable Livelihoods and community development Community Development Journal, An International Forum, Oxford, Oxford University Press

When was the tool produced

Is support provided
The DFID website contains much information on the Sustainable Livelihoods Approach

Organisation/s that developed the tool and country of origin
The SLA originates from the work of Robert Chambers in the mid-1980?s, which has since been adopted by a number of development agencies, including DFID

Is the tool newly developed or based on an exisiting tool
The tool is newly developed but originates from the concepts in the UK Governments 1997 White Paper on International Development

Cost of the full tool
Information is freely available from the DFID site.