Who we are

The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) is an eight year global research programme exploring livelihoods, basic services and social protection in conflict-affected situations.

Funded by UK Aid from the UK government (DFID), Irish Aid and EC, SLRC was established in 2011 with the aim of strengthening the evidence base and informing policy and practice around livelihoods and services in conflict.

Who we are

 

The Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium (SLRC) is a global research programme exploring state-building, livelihoods and service delivery in fragile and conflict-affected situations. Funded by UK Aid from the UK government (DFID), Irish Aid and EC, SLRC was established in 2011 with the aim of strengthening the evidence base and informing policy and practice around livelihoods and services in conflict.

 

The Overseas Development Institute (ODI) is the lead organisation. SLRC partners include: the Centre for Poverty Analysis (CEPA) in Sri Lanka, Feinstein International Center (FIC, Tufts University), Focus1000, based in Sierra Leone, the Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit (AREU), the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) in Pakistan, Humanitarian Aid and Reconstruction, based at Wageningen University (WUR) in the Netherlands, the Nepal Centre for Contemporary Research (NCCR), and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the Women and Rural Development Network (WORUDET) in Uganda, the Claremont Graduate University (CGU) in California, the Institute of Development Policy and Management (IOB) at the University of Antwerp and the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) of Erasmus University Rotterdam.

 

SLRC is led by a global team based at the Overseas Development Institute in London, UK. This team is comprised of:

• Mareike Schomerus, Head of Programme
• Georgina Sturge, Senior Research Officer
• Stephanie Buell, Programme Manager
• George Richards, Communications Officer

Funded by UK Aid from the UK government, Irish Aid and EC