10- 11
Livelihoods Asia Summit 2014

Wednesday, December 10, 2014 to Thursday, December 11, 2014

Livelihoods Asia Summit is a pan Asia platform to facilitate a South-South dialogue on livelihoods enhancement and poverty reduction.  This year, the Livelihoods  Asia  Summit  will  be  held  between  December  10  and  11,  2014 in  New  Delhi, India. Over 600 stakeholders  from  about  10  Asian  countries,  including  policy  makers,  practitioners,  academia,  researchers,  multilateral/  bilateral agencies  and  private  sector  companies  are  expected  to  participate  in  the Summit with over 60 eminent thought leaders and sector specialists speaking in various panels. 

The Summit intends to explore scalable solutions that  involve  livelihoods  innovations,  natural resource management models and framework,  collective action for small holder farmers, inclusive  value  chains,  empowering women in agriculture, skill  development and private  sector  partnerships,  among  others. It  will  enable  diverse  stakeholders  to  meet  and  share  experiences  and  breakthroughs,  discuss  issues  and  challenges  that  the  poor  face  and  build  consensus  on  strategies for and within the region.

The Summit is organized by ACCESS Development Services, a pan India new generation livelihoods promoting organization with support from ICCo among other organizations such as Ford Foundation, Rabobank Foundation, Oxfam India and GIZ among others.