With Covid-19 forcing children across the world out of education, we must act swiftly anddecisively to protect the rights of the most vulnerable to an education. Comparison of environmental impacts This paper presents a comparative review of the contribution of the livestock sector on peoples livelihoods in Asia and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). “IIRR means giving those with limited opportunities the chance to enhance their livelihood and fostering development for generations to come. Food and livelihood security for smallholder farmers is threatened by environmental factors, limited market access and population growth. h�b```f``�a`a`�� Ȁ �@ � �-�c�;�K��C�� He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Alliance for Peacebuilding. Livelihood Impact Appraisal Initial assessment of impact of disaster on livelihoods at ‘local level’ – to be integrated into multi-sectoral quick impact assessments and feeding into Flash Appeal proposals. Gender and Climate Change 16 He said the assistance was under the Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) component of the Social Amelioration Program’s recovery phase. From 1998 to 2002, he worked in Brussels. Wilson holds a Master degree in Environment and Natural Resources Management, with special focus on upland ecosystems, from the University of the Philippines – Open University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology from the Ateneo de Davao University. Consequently, the study stresses the need for government to create the right environment for settlers to continue with their fishing business through the provision of incentives, grants, loans and subsidies. This indicates... 2. Isaac also holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. h�bbd``b`�$�� ��D��;p�=��"^�Y�Hlvj@YF�� �&�3�}0 �> Inflation is an important economic indicator of an economy. She finished her Master’s in Public Health under a full scholarship from James P. Grant School of Public Health at BRAC University in Bangladesh. Just $100 provides a family with 2 goats and the means to generate enough income to send their girl child to school. Or Thy has been the Country Manager for IIRR Cambodia since May 2012. From 2006 to 2010 he was a Senior Associate at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, where he authored U.S. Peacefare: Organizing American Peace-Building Operations(Praeger: 2010). One of the most important factors in the economic environment is the income of customers. Burberry is listed on the London Stock Exchange. Ms. Cheng currently teaches Chinese, Japanese and Korean Art History and Studio Art at the School of Visual Arts in New York. endstream endobj 85 0 obj <> endobj 86 0 obj <> endobj 87 0 obj <>stream IIRR enables communities to become more productive while ensuring that their practices are sustainable, intensifies agricultural productivity, improves household nutritional practices, diversifies livelihood sources, and protects the environment on which their livelihoods depend. Climate Change 13 1.1. We employ appropriate community-centered approaches, featuring strong learning elements, can help promote out-scaling of models for bringing about the needed transformation on a scale that has larger and more lasting impact. The sustainable livelihoods idea was first introduced by the Brundtland Commission on Environment and Development, and the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development expanded the concept, advocating for the achievement of sustainable livelihoods as a broad goal for poverty eradication. What is Livelihood? The Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) is 200/1000 and maternal Smith served as U.S. In this approach, the soil is gradually enhanced and the composition of beneficial microbial life actually improves from season to season. The projects work in sync with government development programmes and facilitate linkages to public services and schemes for the project beneficiaries. Join IIRR today and help us raise $15,000 to send 150 marginalized girls back to school and safeguard theirfutures. He obtained his Master of Science, major studies in Rural Development, at International University in Phnom Penh, and his Bachelor of Science, major study in Agronomy, at Royal University of Agriculture in Phnom Penh. Here he was able to expand his knowledge in procurement, human resources, sales & marketing and facility maintenance. E����ڌ��zm��H��v;w���R1ѩ �Ga��� K�c �ļ`ma :ߍ��Y���͙3��7��F3|�0g`�����@� �)>5 Ambassador to Guinea 1990-93. Prior to setting up his own offices, George had a career in banking, internationally and domestically, including serving as Chief Financial Officer of United Savings Bank, a leading provider of banking services to California’s Asian communities and a major originator of home mortgages during the 1980s. in international relations from Yale University in 1994, where he was Book Reviews Editor of the Yale Law Journal, and an undergraduate degree, with highest distinction, from the University of Michigan in 1990. Specific interventions in Asia and Africa include: IIRR first introduced BIG approach to the Sisters of Mary School, Inc., Girls’ town near the IIRR global headquarters at the Yen Center in Silang, Cavite, Philippines. Alden has comprehensive experience in the areas of accounting, auditing, computer programming and demonstrated knowledge in legal laws and operational management. He holds 15 years of experience in Organizational Program Development and Management. I plan to take a loan to establish a nursery school near the cattle camp so that I teach the young children who cannot move when the cattle camp moves to another location.” – Mary Hayat, Student in IIRR’s PLEFS Program, “I am happy because I can produce chemical-free vegetables for my family and I can reduce the family’s expense on health treatments” – Keo Sreytouch, Participant in IIRR Cambodia’s Multisectoral Food and Nutrition Security (MFNS) Project, “IIRR’s approach views rural people with dignity and not just as people in need of a handout. Prior to joining IIRR, Philip was an Operations Officer at the Angel’s Hills Foundation in Tagaytay City, Philippines. A livelihood is the set of capabilities, assets and activities that furnish the means for people to meet their basic needs and support their well being. A livelihood comprises the capabilities, assets, and activi- ties required for a means of living. For rural people, agriculture and other natural resource-based activities may play an important role, but rural households also diversify into other activities, some of which are linked to agriculture and the natural resources sector, others which are not. His practice focused on domestic and international financial and corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, workouts and restructurings and bank and other public and private financings. He designed and led the execution of the Company’s one-of-a-kind successful legal challenge of its too-big-to-fail designation under the Dodd-Frank Act. AZAP has worked with Samsung Electronics, Excelsior Newspaper, and the government of Mexico City to create applications for the Latin American market. His work philosophy has always been to work towards excellence, to innovate and to find optimism amidst the difficulty because the marginalized deserve nothing less. He was U.S. At the heart of the approach is the effort to improve the soil’s capability to nurture and sustain plant life. A graduate of the School of Veterinary Medicine of Khartoum University, Sudan, Dr. Bassiouni holds a Masters Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government as well as a Parvin Fellowship from Princeton University. Prior to his career in the UN, Dr. Bassiouni served in senior government positions, including Regional Minister of Agriculture and Natural Resources in the Sudan. George also sits on several corporate boards including Bank of the Orient in California, Cityland Development Corporation, Paxys, Inc., Premiere Horizon Alliance Corporation, and Sinag Global Energy Corporation. He works mainly in both Manila and Singapore. Prior to her current role, she was the Vice President of Technical & Production for Nestlé USA’s Confections and Global Foods and Ice Cream divisions from March 2016 to January 2018. in International Relations/Economics from Stanford University and his M.B.A. from Harvard Business School. In a long career in the financial services industry, he has held various positions at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Chemical Bank, The Institute of International Finance, Merrill Lynch, Smith New Court, and Citigroup. IIRR’s innovative and effective Goats4Girls program empowers rural families to safeguard their girl’s future by protecting their education. It’s working alongside compassionate and driven individuals to support the goal of equitable livelihoods for rural communities. Zerihun loves continuous learning. There, he led legal support for the two largest operating divisions (commercial and consumer markets) after a three-year tenure serving as Corporate Secretary and leading the legal teams supporting the company’s general corporate functions, including securities and m&a, tax, intellectual property & technology, bankruptcy and real estate. Emily Cheng’s work has been shown nationally and internationally, with over 50 solo exhibitions including 6 solo museum shows in the US, China, Taiwan and the Philippines. Mary is a research scientist and former Director of the Institute of Philippine Culture, as well as a Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Ateneo de Manila University. As an entrepreneur he has started up and exited in companies in advertising, in-store media, agri-business and food & beverage distribution. She believes in continuous innovation and has led the organization in the design and implementation of several programs that have led to poverty reduction especially in rural areas. With vast experience in planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of livelihoods and food security projects under the NGO sector, she currently coordinates the development of Zimbabwe Country Program and works closely with the Africa Regional Director. James Yen, the founders of the IIRR. She has 27 years of work experience mostly in Asia, focusing on research and development, public health i.e. 05 Contents Executive Summary 07 Key Findings 08 Recommendations 11 1. ILIA provides immediate first hand information on the impact of the disaster on the livelihoods of the affected people. It is connected with community and property rights indicating dignity, control, empowerment, and sustainability apart from income generation. It has branded stores and franchises globally, and sells through allowances in third-party stores. World Hunger Education Service, 2012: de Onis, Blössner, & Borghi, Prevalence and trends of stunting among pre-school children. The regenerative agriculture approach is incorporated into IIRR Africa and Asia country programs to support communities meet their needs and at the same time nurture the environment. Isaac is an outgoing person and likes learning from his colleagues. She has served as Regional Director, UNICEF Eastern and Southern Africa Regional Office (1983-92); Country Representative of the Ford Foundation, Philippines (1992-97), and Consultant (1997-present) to the Philippine Government, United Nations Development Program, UNICEF, UN Centre for Human Settlements, Asian Development Bank, World Bank, AusAID, Nippon Foundation, Catholic Bishops Conference of the Philippines, Misereor, The Rockefeller Foundation, and others. Achieving impact in livelihoods needs long-term engagement Programme-funding support–particularly for nonprofits–for short durations of one to two years is counter-productive. Chrispin Mwatate joined IIRR in 2014. From 2007-2018, he served on the Board of the Greater Hartford Legal Aid foundation (and as its President from 2015-2018) and from 2014-2018 on the board of MCCA (an organization formed to promote diversity in the legal profession). The Impact of External Environment on Organization Adaptation By Bashir Faruq Muhammad Master of Business and Management Organizational Theory University of Kurdistan- Hawler Introduction Organizations around the world are surrounded with an environment that has many opportunities and threats. Alden is the Finance Director at IIRR.He joined the Institute in 1997 as a finance clerk. A livelihood is sustainable when it enables people to cope with and recover from shocks and stresses (such as natural disasters and economic or social upheavals) and enhance their well-being and that of future generations without undermining the … Active in civil society affairs, she sits on several international and national NGO Boards. Soil Muzenda joined IIRR in 2016. Among the previous institutions for faculty position are New York University, Cal Arts, Parsons School of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, and Cooper Union, with guest lectures at Stanford University, Yale University, Carnegie Mellon and Williams College. 1 Introduction to the livelihoods framework Chapter 1: Introduction to the livelihoods framework provides a basic introduction to the livelihoods framework. In the fourth section entitlement theory will be drawn on to evaluate and analyse the impact of urbanization onlivelihoods. It is also a component of the FTSE 100 Index. She has a BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Florida State University and an Executive MBA degree from Benedictine College. He is also a member of the American Bar Association and the American Society of International Law. Chrispin has a passion for poverty alleviation within marginalized communities and believes that education is the only way to empower them to take leadership in addressing root causes of poverty and gender inequality. It was among the emergency subsidy programs implemented by the national government to address the impact of the pandemic as set in Republic Act 11469 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act.” Environment and Livelihood Recent indications show that food production will have to be increased by 50–60% by 2050, when the world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion. Peter is a social entrepreneur who was the founder and executive director of ARCHIVE Global – an international NGO that designs homes to improve health. 84 0 obj <> endobj Joel resides in Manila with his wife Tina and teenage daughter Maxinne. And then in 1992, United Nations Conference on Environment and Development starting used the idea as a broad goal to reduce poverty at international level. I was encouraged to shift from applying traditional practices to sustainable ones.” – Tuy Oun, Cassava Farmer from Cambodia, “During my student life, I realized that people are born with unequal accessible resources, and how hard it is for disadvantaged populations to move upward to a better socioeconomic class given this innate inequality. Her research interests have led to notable publications in urbanization, urban poverty and wellbeing, values, socio-cultural change, civil society, community organizing, gender, children and youth, development and equity. From 1999 to 2003, he served as President of the National Peace Corps Association, which mounts programs in global education, conflict resolution and voluntary service. Joel’s experience spans 25 years predominantly in marketing, business development, impact investing, and entrepreneurial management in Southeast Asia. Mr. Munsell has an undergraduate degree in Engineering Physics, with distinction, from Cornell University, an LL.B. He can mix with any community and work with any person. We have formed a women’s group and engage with the camp leaders to advocate for all girls to join the PLEFS Program. The way human action reshape the environment pose a new cycle of mutual determination on the way people create and re-create their livelihood in line with the changes in their environment . She advocated for the creation of some of the strongest affordable housing policy in the state, and helped spearhead the effort to establish a high school focused on film in South Los Angeles. Sustainable livelihoods are among the most significant ways of addressing rural poverty, leading the poor to a productive life of dignity, self-worth and transformation. 0 He has been a voting Trustee since 1999 and is the grandson of Dr. and Mrs. Y.C. Livelihood change affects the environment and vice versa (Dupar and Badenoch, 2002; WRI, 2001), ultimately leading to effects on livelihood sustainability as well as watershed sustainability. GENERAL SANTOS CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released around PHP97.8 million in livelihood assistance to residents of Region 12 (Soccsksargen) who lost their livelihood due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic.. Bonifacio Selma, DSWD-Region 12 assistant director, said Wednesday a total of … Wilson has done extensive social development in the Philippines and other parts of Asia, such as community organizing, coalition-building and capacity development. Mr. Diao received his undergraduate degree in Applied Mathematics/Economics from Brown University, and an MBA from Columbia University Graduate School of Business. Emily currently works as the Country Director in the Philippines and is also the Acting Director for IIRR Regional Center for Asia. Lisa Milton is the founder and CEO of AZAP Mobile where she has helped create over 50 applications using social media and user generated content. She is the Ag. Recent indications show that food production will have to be increased by 50–60% by 2050, when the world’s population is expected to reach 9 billion. Forbes Magazine named his organization as having one of the eight best sustainability ideas on the planet, and in 2018, Fast Company recognized it as one of the most innovative social good projects in the world. The livelihood strategies and activities of poor people are often complex and diverse. 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