Livelihoods encompasses a range of themes which could be sectoral related to specific commodity value chains in agri, agri-allied, forestry, manufacturing and service sector; segmental related to a range of groups such as rural or urban women, rural or urban youth, particularly vulnerable tribal groups, tribal groups, Dalits, refugees, people affected by displacement etc. Thematic research intends to build knowledge on specific themes of study. ILRT undertakes thematic research on a range of livelihood themes.

Sl. No.Title of the StudyName of the ClientYear of StudyAreas/Geography
1Fact-Finding Survey on Natural Resource use for Preparatory Study on Rajasthan Afforestation and Biodiversity Conservation ProjectKokusai Kogyo Co., Ltd.2023Rajasthan
2Status of Faecal Sludge and Septage Management: A Study of Ujjain BlockUNICEF, Madhya Pradesh2022Ujjain Block, Madhya Pradesh
3Dipstick Study of Agri-business Connect Potential of Farmers and their Collectives with Digital Saathi in Madhya PradeshCargill Pvt. Ltd2022Madhya Pradesh
4Study on Exploring a Tribal Inclusive Eco-Tourism Livelihood Potential in Kabirdham District of Chhattisgarh StateState Planning Commission Chhattisgarh2022Chhattisgarh
5Study on Farmer Producer Organizations (FPOs) in Chhattisgarh: Study of Present Status, Challenges and OpportunitiesState Planning Commission Chhattisgarh2022Chhattisgarh
6Study on Status of Urban Unemployment in Raipur, Bilaspur, Durg and Bhilai: Scope for enhancing Employment and Self-Employment’State Planning Commission Chhattisgarh2022Chhattisgarh
7Labour market & youth skill gap study in Chiplun, Ratnagiri district of MaharashtraHindustan Unilever Limited2021Chiplun, Ratnagiri district of Maharashtra
8Labour market & youth skill gap study in Nashik District of MaharashtraHindustan Unilever Limited2021Nashik District of Maharashtra
9Labour market & youth skill gap study in Silvassa Block, Dadra & Nagar HaveliHindustan Unilever Limited2021Silvassa Block, Dadra & Nagar Haveli
10Scoping Study for Development of Agro-forestry Value Chains in Durg and Kawardha (Kabirdham) Districts of Chhattisgarh StateThe Nature Conservancy (TNC)2020Chhattisgarh
11Development and Trade of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (MAPs): Learnings from Comparative Analysis of MAPs Export of India and ChinaRajiv Gandhi Foundation, New Delhi2020 
12Resilient Livelihoods for the Forest Dwelling Communities around Bhoramdeo Wildlife Sanctuary, Chhattisgarh through Eco-tourismForest Department, Chhattisgarh2019Chhattisgarh
13Study on Undertaking Livelihoods Assessment for Eastern Madhya Pradesh Landscape: A Study of Sidhi District in MPWorld Resources Institute (WRI), US2018Madhya Pradesh
14Situational Analysis Study of NTFPs based Livelihoods in Central and Northeast IndiaTata Trusts2014Northeast
15Mapping potential of human resources for employability skill and entrepreneurship in Mahbubnagar district, Andhra PradeshCSO Partners, Chennai2011Andhra Pradesh
16Mapping potential of human resources for employability skill and entrepreneurship in Villupuram district, Tamil NaduCSO Partners, Chennai2011Tamil Nadu
17Study on Contribution of NTFPs in Rural Economy of Chhattisgarh StateCG Minor Forest Produce (T & D) Cooperative Federation Ltd.2010Chhattisgarh
18Study on Contribution of NTFPs in Rural Economy of Chhattisgarh StateChhattisgarh Minor Forest Produce (T & D) Cooperative Federation Ltd2010Chhattisgarh