Sustainable livelihoods

Fisherfolk examine a net
The Poorest Areas Civil Society (PACS) Programme promotes non-discriminatory access to livelihood opportunities (such as work, land rights and skills) for socially excluded groups.

We aim to address the most pressing constraints faced by socially excluded groups in India and help people access opportunities and rights to improve their lives.

Our sustainable livelihoods theme focuses on:

News and views

PACS partners discuss ICT's role in livelihoods
Sonalde Desai presents MGNREGA research findings
A discussion on the rural employment scheme
SMC members meet Minister of State for Basic Education, Yogesh Pratap Singh
600 School Management Committees meet Minister
Some of the 400 Van Adhikar Mitras who have completed the FRA training
Forest Rights Act training for Van Adhikar Mitras