Lawson, Max

Instutionalising participation for sustainable livelihoods (IPSL): programme model and lessons learnt 1987-2000

Oxfam's interaction with Mulanje District in Malawi began in 1987/8 with an action research project into poverty in the district. This document provides a complete account of the evolution of the Oxfam Mulanje programme to date. It is based on an analysis of all the project documentation together with in-depth interviews with programme staff, extension workers, communities and other stakeholders.