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Tools & Methods


Household Livelihoods Security Framework

Aim of the toolAs part of the Tools under the sustainable livelihood approach, this framework helps to analyze and understand the main factors that affect poor people's livelihoods and their mechanisms for dealing with them. It analyses the Context, assets, structures & processes, livelihood strategies and outcomes
When to use it?At program analysis, design or monitoring and evaluation phases. Used when you want to develop a more comprehensive and integrated understanding. Focus on livelihoods

Drivers and constrainers of change

Aim of the toolTo strategically assess ‘forces’ involved in keeping a situation as it is or moving it in a different direction.
When to use it?This tool can be used at different stages of an intervention: at the design stage for example as additional information to the stakeholders analysis.