This volume of the SOIL Report presents the status of livelihoods during 2010-11. It analyzes different trends and various challenges affecting livelihood opportunities. It zooms in on some key debates and conflicts in the sphere of livelihoods arising from the global economic slowdown, the Indian agricultural crisis, food inflation and hunger, the status of health and education, drastic climatic changes, and so on. The report also looks at some of the major livelihood initiatives-such as skilling and employment; market inclusion; decentralization and revival of agri-rural economy-and discusses their implications for the poor as well as for livelihood professionals.
|State of India's Livelihoods 2011: A Time of Volatility||Sankar Datta|
|Livelihoods of the Poor||Radhika Desai|
|Reflections on Livelihoods Policies||Ashok Kumar Sircar|
|State as the Largest Livelihoods Promoter||Suryamani Roul|
|Private Industry and Services-What Is 'India Inc' Delivering in Employment to the Poor?||Orlanda Ruthven|
|Potential and Possibilities||Madhukar Shukla|