Number/percentage of targeted population <households, productive organizations, MSME> gain improved access to <livelihoods support services, markets> (specify if necessary) due to program intervention.

Code: 

KRI-6-1

Result level: 

Outcome

Objective: 

Description: 

Change in number of population (households, productive organizations, MSME) with improved access to livelihoods support services (veterinary services, financial services, trainings, etc.) and/or markets.

Livelihoods support services are all kind of services that allow improve or strength livelihoods activities and their productivity. This indicator measures the access to these services:
- Includes improvement of linkages between markets and small holders producers (to allow them to improve or to obtain incomes from the own production)
- Includes access to credit and other financial services (insurances, microcredits).
- Includes access to technical services such as trainings (public extensionist/extension workers), other productive services (e.g. veterinary services, business support services, etc.), or legal, financial, and networking advice.
- Includes access to legal services relating to employment, work permits or business registration permits
- Includes all formal and informal services

Definitions:
- MSME: micro, small and medium enterprises (formal or informal)

Disaggregated by: 

Geography/Livelihoods zone;
Gender, age, disabilities, chronic diseases (if individuals, associations members, etc.);
Head of household gender, age, disabilities, chronic diseases, dependency ratio (if households), and any other relevant criteria, such as urban/rural, religious, ethnic or political identities;
Wealth groups; Livelihoods group (e.g. pastoralist, farmers, traders)
Period to achieve the objective;

Direction of change: 

increase

Data source: 

Both secondary and primary data collection can be used according to context.
- Baseline/Endline. If multiyear programme consider also a mid-term evaluation.
- Secondary data. Reliable/relevant sources from other actors, clusters or government (e.g. assessment information, reference to a normal situation).

Unit of Measurement: Population, but can also be households, productive organizations, or MSME. If percentage:
- Numerator: Number population accessing to livelihoods support services.
- Denominator: Total number of targeted population

Data Collection methods:
Secondary data analysis;
Households Survey, Focus Group Discussions;
Key Informant Interviews;
Productive organizations, MSMEs' survey and records;
livelihoods support services' records (Financial institutions records, etc.)

Measurement Guidance: 

Measure the increase in number, frequency, amount (if financial service) of the support service accessed in comparison with the baseline (or other base information).

Consider (depending on the service, e.g. veterinary service, market access, etc.) to measure the improvement in the production/productivity due to the livelihoods support service access.

Sector: 

Source: 

Examples: 

X of targeted farmer organizations (from those Y are women organization) gain improved access to animal health services as a result of the project.
All targeted populations from Cayes Jacmel district have safe and full access to market goods, services and systems throughout the duration of the programme.
At the end of the program, X% of targeted small and medium businesses from Cayes Jacmel district are able to access credit/loans as a result of the project.

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