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.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s