Training on result oriented approach to livelihood projects by Development Alternatives

As part of the Capacity Building Series (2009- 10) Development Alternatives is organizing training on 'A Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects'

Image and Content Courtesy: Development Alternatives As part of the Capacity Building Series (2009- 10) Development Alternatives is organizingA Result Oriented Approach to Livelihood Projects from 12-14 June 2009. The training is organized by the TARA Livelihood Academyand will be held at the Institute of Social Science, 8 Nelson Mandela Road, New Delhi. Complete information regarding the subjects covered, detailed plans & nomination formats can be accessed here:


India needs to generate at least 10 million new livelihood opportunities a year over the next 15 years to sustain its economy. Poverty is no longer a rural phenomenon and increasingly we find attention being focused on urban poor who are often the migrants. One also notices an increasing shift from agriculture to manufacturing and services sector. It is expected that traditional sources such as agriculture will have limited potential to generate new livelihoods. Promoting livelihood in such a situation remains a challenge. This programme seeks to impart knowledge and skills on the tools and techniques used for identification, selection, preparation and appraisal of livelihood projects, their implementation, monitoring & control.

Objectives of the Training

The programme objective is, enable participants to: 1. Develop an understanding about identifying a livelihood intervention project and design a Livelihood Intervention Project 2. Understand various Project Management tools


At the end of the three day programme, the participants are expected to have, 1. Learnt process and tools that can be used to identify livelihood intervention opportunities in farm and non farm sector 2. Developed ability to design a livelihood project around livelihood as thematic area, and 3. Learnt various Project Management tools


This module has been designed as a participatory programme that would build-upon the experiential learning of participants. * Group Exercise * Case Studies, * Plenary Discussion * Reading and Reflection are the participatory methodologies that will be used during the training programme

Course Contents Theme:

Understanding Livelihoods * Livelihood interventions: Opportunities in Farm Sector, Opportunities in Non-Farm Sector * Understanding role of Micro Finance in Promoting Livelihoods * Understanding Markets and Technology Theme , Understanding Project Design and Management Process * Understanding Participatory tools for project design (its impact on Individual, Household, community/village and local market level) * Situational Analysis * Understanding Log-frame, RBM and other approaches for planning Theme , Issues in Managing Livelihood Projects * Monitoring and Evaluation Systems * Process Documentation * Resource Mobilization for Livelihood Initiatives

Course Eligibility

The programme is meant for National and International Civil Society Leaders, Corporate Social Responsibility Professionals, Government Officials and Project Managers who are engaged in livelihood promotion initiatives.


The training will be for a period of 3 days.


INR 8, 500 per participant for Indian Participants INR 250 USD for Overseas Participants The Training fee covers the following: * Food * Course material Indian participants to make payment through Demand Draft drawn in favour of TARA Livelihood Academy payable at New Delhi. The address for sending the Demand Draft is- Manager Training, TARA Livelihood Academy, 111/9-Z Kishangarh, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi- 110070 Please send the Demand draft by registered post or speed post only. Overseas participants may please send the fees through wire transfer. The details of the wire transfer will be sent to each selected trainee once we get their nomination form. Your Takeaways * Knowledge and experience from the training * Manuals and training material * Networking opportunity for you * Tools that will help in your projects SOME OF OUR TRUSTED CLIENTELE FOR TRAINING 1. Hindustan Zinc Limited 2. Childline India Foundation 3. World Vision India 4. IDRC 5. Rio-Tinto To ensure your participation, we request you to send the nomination form (Down load the registration form by clicking on the link given below) and the course fee (non-refundable) by 8 June '09. Click here- - ENQUIRIES AND SUGGESTIONS: If you have any queries or suggestions for the training or nominations, please contact the following: Bhavana Gadre Manager- Training, New Delhi Tele. No: 011-26132718 Email Id:

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