Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis
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Course Date Onsite fees: Location Register
29/07/2024 To 02/08/2024 1,000 USD, 90,000 Ksh Nairobi
28/10/2024 To 01/11/2024 1,000 USD, 90,000 Ksh Nairobi


A means of making a living is called livelihood. It refers to people, their capabilities, their assets (both material and social), their income and activities required for a means of living such as food access in a household. Development agents are required to have proven skills in livelihood assessments in order for them to be able to identify the most appropriate livelihood interventions. Good skills on how to analyse livelihoods intervention is equally important. This training programme introduces the concept of livelihoods and provides guidance on assessing and analyzing livelihoods. The course would also deliver skills on selecting and interpreting livelihoods indicators.



5 Days



At the end of the training, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand basic concepts in livelihood analysis.
  • Understand the role of the market in livelihoods.
  • Identify the livelihoods components in real examples.
  • Recognize how assessing livelihoods improves the development intervention analysis.
  • Understand how different livelihood assessments help to plan interventions in different development contexts.
  • Understand the criteria for selecting and collecting livelihoods indicators.
  • Understand the skills and knowledge required to select, collect and interpret livelihood indicators.



Module 1:

Introduction to Livelihoods

  • Basic concepts
  • Components of livelihoods
  • Role of Markets in livelihoods


Module 2:

Assessing Livelihoods

  • Livelihoods assessment principles
  • Supporting livelihoods in different contexts
  • Stages in livelihoods assessment


Module 3:

Livelihoods Assessment Approaches

  • Household and Livelihoods Security Approach(HLS)
  • Livelihoods Approach to Emergency Food Security Assessments
  • Household Economy Approach (HEA)
  • Economic Security Analysis Approach
  • Early warning Approaching Food Security Analysis
  • Food and Health Analysis of Food Insecurity
  • Vulnerable Group Profiling
  • Integrated Food Security Analysis System
  • Livelihood Interventions


Module 4:

Livelihood Indicators

  • What are livelihood indicators
  • Context of livelihoods indicators
  • Skills and knowledge required to select, collect and interpret livelihood indicators
  • Criteria for selecting livelihood indicators


Livelihood Analysis

  • Social capital
  • Human capital
  • Natural capital
  • Physical capital
  • Financial capital
  • Market analysis
  • Using BEEM and SWOT analysis to make livelihood strategies


Module 5:

Cross-Cutting Issues in Livelihood Assessment

  • Integration of GIS and RS in livelihood analysis
  • Integration of ICT in livelihood assessment and analysis
  • Monitoring and evaluation in livelihoods
  • Integration of gender issues 




This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location. For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or +254 759 285 295. You can also email us on:



Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.



The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.



Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700/+254 759 285 295 or Email:



Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email:



  • All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.
  • Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.








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