|Title||Discussion Paper: Reflections on Researching and Developing Indigenous Livelihoods on Country|
|Year of Publication||2012|
|Authors||Smyth, D, Whitehead, P|
|Institution||Charles Darwin University|
This brief review of Indigenous livelihoods research and development was commissioned by the North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance (NAILSMA), as part of the Tropical Rivers and Coastal Knowledge (TRaCK) research program. The review, based largely on the experience and reflections of the authors, aims to enhance the design and delivery of future livelihoods research and development projects. Specifically, the review examines:
The review focuses on Indigenous livelihoods related to Indigenous people’s relationship with country, including enterprises that involve land and sea management, cultural resource management, quarantine and biosecurity services, eco-cultural tourism, and arts and crafts, in addition to other economic activities. For the purposes of this review, livelihoods on country do not include payments for delivery of essential community services, social security payments or royalties or other payments by mining companies or others.