Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 7(5), 32-39. retrieved from www.iiste.org. Results show that nonfarm livelihoods contribute 63 % of household income. The results reveal four common variables distributed between capitals and specify that average household age, environmental consciousness, characteristics of the land, membership or participation in an organization (cooperative) and government transfers are determinants of a household's diversification into wildlife tourism. Policies should focus on young households, social capital and policy coherence. (ii) Organization of this paper This paper reviews some of the broad theoretical and case-study based literature on various forms of livelihood diversification in rural areas of … The results reveal four common variables distributed between capitals and specify that average household age, environmental consciousness, characteristics of the land, membership or participation in an organization (cooperative) and government transfers are determinants of a household's diversification into wildlife tourism. Based on household surveys, two econometric models were used to … Government transfers is crucial for households involved in wildlife tourism. Government transfers is crucial for households involved in wildlife tourism. Those determinants were classified into five types of livelihood assets/capitals, namely, human, financial, social, natural, and physical capital. Some. There are a lot of pushes and pull factors that affect rural livelihood diversification. Wildlife tourism depends on households age, land, organization, environmental consciousness. In Ethiopia, farm households engage and pursue diverse off-farm and non-farm livelihood activities to cope... Background. 2007). Diversification is a process by which households increase the number of economic activities in different sectors to improve their well-being and chance of survival. MSc. However, little has been done on the determinants of choice of alternative sets of strategies by households as well as the livelihood strategies chosen by resettled households. Determinants of rural livelihood diversifications in Ethiopia In Ethiopia, different determinants of rural livelihood diversification strategies were identified. Six determinants of diversification are considered in the light of that distinction, and these are seasonality, risk, labour markets, credit markets, asset strategies, and coping strategies. Due to this in most African and Asian countries, including Ethiopia, migration from rural to Six determinants of diversification are considered in the light of that distinction, and these are seasonality, risk, labour markets, credit markets, asset strategies, and coping strategies. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. ScienceDirect ® is a registered trademark of Elsevier B.V. Determinants of livelihood diversification: The case wildlife tourism in four coastal communities in Oaxaca, Mexico. Therefore, the objective of this was In recent years, her research has been focused on studying the diversification of rural households, as a way to understand from a broad perspective how to promote sustainable wildlife tourism. Also, there was no study conducted in this area concerning the question of what were the determinants of their livelihood diversification activities by study households. Based on household surveys, two econometric models were used to examine the differences regarding the asset determinants for those households increasing the number of economic activities and those involved in wildlife tourism. According to the diverse local context studied, she has worked to link through socio-ecological systems framework social, cultural and institutional elements with economic and environmental local characteristics. Abstract. the determinants of livelihood diversification decision can vary from one local area to another and/or community to community. livelihood diversification strategies in developing countries. Based on household surveys, two econometric models were used to examine the differences regarding the asset determinants for those households increasing the number of economic activities and those involved in wildlife tourism. Livelihood diversification by agricultural households in sub-Saharan Africa contributes significantly to household income. 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