LEARNING PAPER: Mixed Livelihoods and Complex Pathways in Liberia

In a new Prospects Learning Paper, Chris Maclay and John Skelton explain how traditional concepts of ‘employment’ as a singular state do not apply in Liberia – rather, almost all young Liberians earn income from multiple sources, with a mixed livelihood or portfolio of work.

Drawing on both emerging scholarship and Prospects program data, Maclay and Skelton outline the implications from programming, donorship and M&E perspectives, while outlining Prospects’ approach to dealing with the challenge. Read the full paper here.


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