Number of <policies, laws, contingency plans, strategies, structures> adopted (or created) to improve the livelihoods development and protection environment (specify if necessary) for (specify target group)

Code: 

KRI-8-2

Result level: 

Outcome

Objective: 

Description: 

Change in number of policies, laws, contingency plans, strategies, structures adopted or created to improve the livelihoods development and protection environment

All advocacy and strengthening interventions to enable an enhanced environment to develop vulnerable people/groups' livelihoods
- Includes the adoption of laws/policies/regulations to allow the access to basic livelihoods assets
- Includes the adoption of laws/policies/regulations to allow equal livelihoods opportunities and rights
- Includes national or local regulations/strategies or structures to improve market development, access to credit/financial systems
- Includes national or local regulations/strategies or structures to protect natural resources and livelihoods (e.g. early warning systems, natural resources regulations)
It's important to specify the group who it is addressed to if necessary (e.g. women, ethnic minorities, traders)

Disaggregated by: 

Geography/Livelihoods zone;
Target group: Gender, age, disabilities, chronic diseases, and any other relevant criteria, such as urban/rural, wealth group, livelihoods group (pastoralist, farmers, traders), religious, ethnic or political identities;
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: Policies, laws, contingency plans, strategies, structures, etc.

Data Collection methods:
Secondary data analysis;
Government reports/records/plans of action (regional, local);
Formal ownership records;
Target group surveys / Focus Group Discussions;
Key Informant Interviews.

Measurement Guidance: 

Measure the number of policies/strategies, etc., adopted or created and their application.

Depending on the type of policy/regulation it would be necessary to link it with the development or improvement of livelihoods

Measure advocacy activities: number of events, documents published and signatories as often this can be done as a lobby to generate a change in policy, law regulations (which sometimes might take a long time).

Sector: 

Source: 

Examples: 

X national employment strategies accepted and validated by government to improve the livelihoods development of minorities groups
X commerce laws and regulations simplified and implemented to improve and develop small-traders activity
X improvements in laws and regulations to improve the registration and operation of micro or small enterprises X Surveillance, Early Warning Systems methodologies accepted and validated by government and external stakeholders to protect lives and livelihoods

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