Recommended Resources on Graduation into Sustainable Livelihoods: The latest publications and articles from those at the forefront of implementing the Graduation Approach and other economic inclusion approaches to reach the extreme poor.
Graduation State of the Sector
2018 State of the Sector: Synthesis Report Nov 2018, Partnership for Economic Inclusion (PEI) This report shares analysis on the nearly 100 graduation programs underway in 43 countries, including locations of programs, types of organizations involved, costs and size of implementations, target segments, contexts for implementation and components included in the graduation package.
PEI Brief: Building the Graduation Approach into Social Protection Systems Dec 2018, Partnership for Economic Inclusion (PEI) This Brief describes how the graduation approach is gathering momentum with governments who are actively looking to ensure social protection systems also build sustainable livelihoods. The brief concludes with ideas for research and experimentation.
Ultra-Poor Graduation Handbook 2018, World Vision and BRAC This technical guide was developed as a resource for World Vision staff and is intended to help them plan and successfully execute an adapted Graduation program from start to finish.
Graduation in an Urban Refugee Context July 2017, Trickle Up A technical guide from Trickle Up and UNHCR draws on their joint experience implementing graduation projects in urban areas with refugee populations living in extreme poverty.