Critical Linkages: Poverty, Livelihoods, Institutions, and Community Development in Poverty Reduction

Dinka Tesema


Currently, sustainable livelihood approach has been getting attention than conventional approach for poverty minimization for the reason that conventional approach considered as narrow focused. The sustainable livelihood approach is framed in complex manner subsumed different dimensions and elements where poverty, livelihoods, institutions, and community are the critical. Thus, this papers aims to examine the critical linkages among between poverty, livelihoods, institutions, and community development in context of sustainable livelihoods framework. To address the objective of study, descriptive research design and qualitative research approach applied. The study demonstrates that poverty, livelihoods, institutions, and community development are influencing one another, but institutions either formal or informal  are vital  because they influences directly or indirectly access to livelihood resources, community development, livelihood strategy, and, in due course, the scope for sustainable livelihood outcomes.

Keywords: Poverty; livelihood; institutions; community development; sustainable livelihood approach

DOI: 10.7176/PPAR/10-6-02

Publication date:June 30th 2020

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