This series focuses upon policies which affect the management of natural resources in support of sustainable livelihoods, primarily in developing countries. Its core is issues which affect livelihoods of poor people in rural areas, but it also recognizes linkages u notably the role of non-natural resource components in livelihoods, the interests of the urban poor, and the role of associated factors such as health and education. It aims to provide topical analysis to inform development practitioners concerned with issues of poverty in development.