International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | Ethiopia | Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015


Sustainability of Productive Safety Net Program in Amhara Regional State: Case Studies of Kalu and Wadela Woredas

Abiot Asmamaw Asamerk | Zemenu Demeke Gebeyehu [2]


Abstract: Productive Safety Net Program as post-drought recovery intervention has been implemented in kalu and Wadela woredas staring from 2005. The primary aim of this intervention was to realizing sustainable livelihood to public work participants through constructing drought proof development. Sustainable livelihoods framework employed as a road map to investigate and assess the five years recovery program. Based on this research finding the top down policy and strategy, inadequacy of resources provisions and community level assessment gave little attention to asset status, vulnerability, and capacity of chronically food in secured households. Due to the above, the recovery program has been challenged to create sustainable, resilience and successful rural livelihood to chronically food in secured households in the study area.


Keywords: Productive Safety net program, Sustainable livelihood framework, Public works, Public work participants, drought disaster


Edition: Volume 4 Issue 2, February 2015,


Pages: 306 - 311


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