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The changing roles of agricultural rehabilitation: Linking relief, development and support to rural livelihoods

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Rehabilitation is often regarded as the process that links relief and development, but persistent challenges in the so-called ‘transition’ from relief to development indicate the need to develop greater clarity as to what rehabilitation ought to be about, particularly in chronic conflict and post-conflict (CC&PC) situations. This paper – the result of an initial scoping study undertaken prior to more detailed, empirical research – examines the key issues necessary to develop a greater conceptual understanding of agricultural rehabilitation, and highlights some of the practical challenges in planning and implementing agricultural rehabilitation in CC&PC situations.

Ian Christoplos, Catherine Longley and Tom Slaymaker