Afghanistan Livelihood Trajectories: Evidence from Badakhshan

Afghanistan Livelihood Trajectories: Evidence from Badakhshan



Authors Adam Pain
Type Case Study
Theme Social Protection and Livelihoods
Language English
Date of Publication March 01, 2010
Total Pages 57
Available In English
This Badakhshan case study is the first in a series of case studies of the Afghanistan Livelihood Trajectories (ALT) project, which explored rural livelihood change in four provinces of Afghanistan: Badakhshan, Kandahar, Faryab and Sar-i-Pul. The study built on a baseline research project conducted by the AREU in 2002-3, providing a unique opportunity to follow the changes in rural livelihoods of a selection of the same households in 2008-9. By studying their stories in depth, the study aims to create a greater understanding of what has driven changes in welfare and livelihood security throughout the years, and shed light on the changes in the context within which people lead their lives.