Poorer livelihood conditions, ineffective and ineffectual efforts for widening livelihood options, inappropriate technology and lack of innovations, and inept delivery mechanisms appear to be the burning development issues that also have bearings on human rights situation in the region. There is scope of creating employment opportunities with appropriate interventions and local innovations. The proper utilization of available natural resources, for e.g., forest resources, aromatic and medicinal herbs, promotion of innovative technologies for diversifying crop production, and involvement of private sectors for employment generation could promote the livelihood conditions of the people



Livelihoods, Natural Resource Management and Technology Transfer
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
Health and Nutrition
Resilience to disaster and climate change