Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis

Location Erbil

Fee 400


Sunday, 14 May 2023


Thursday, 18 May 2023

Livelihoods Assessment and Analysis

This course introduces the concept of livelihoods and components of the livelihood’s framework. It presents the existing livelihoods approaches and methods. The course also provides guidance on assessing livelihoods in different food security contexts and selecting and interpreting livelihoods indicators.


What is Livelihood

A means of making a living is called livelihood. It refers to people, their capabilities, their assets (both material and social)



Mid-level managers, technical staff, field personnel who are involved in the collection, management, analysis, and reporting of food security information.



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

  1. Basic concepts

  2. Components of livelihoods

  3. Role of Markets in livelihoods

Module 2:

Assessing Livelihoods

  1. Livelihoods assessment principles

  2. Supporting livelihoods in different contexts

  3. Stages in livelihoods assessment


Module 3:

Livelihoods Assessment Approaches

  1. Household and Livelihoods Security Approach(HLS)

  2. Livelihoods Approach to Emergency Food Security Assessments

  3. Household Economy Approach (HEA)

  4. Early warning Approaching Food Security

  5. Food and Health Analysis of Food Insecurity

  6. Vulnerable Group Profiling

  7. Livelihood Interventions

Module 4:

Livelihood Indicators

  1. What are livelihood indicators

  2. Context of livelihoods indicators

  3. Skills and knowledge required to select, collect and interpret livelihood indicators

  4. Criteria for selecting livelihood indicators


Module 5:

Livelihood Analysis

  1. Social capital

  2. Human capital

  3. Natural capital

  4. Physical capital

  5. Financial capital

  6. Market analysis

  7. SWOT analysis to make livelihood strategies



Must be made 7 working days before the start of the course. Payment can be made in cash, by bank transfer or through exchange offices.



Training Methodology

This Equality, Diversity & Inclusion (EDI) training course consists of three modules containing lecture content, skill assessments, participative discussions, video presentations and delegate exercises in order to create high impact training.


The time and duration.

  • Duration: 5 days

  • Time: 10:00 – 17:00 pm

  • Language: English

  • Cost: $400



How do I register?

You can register by emailing with the following details:

  1. Full Name:

  2. City/Town:

  3. Email Address:

  4. Phone number:

  5. Name of the course: