The Regional Vulnerability Assessment and Analysis (RVAA) Programme has gradually developed a livelihoods-based vulnerability assessment system, with a number of member states undertaking baseline profiles and analyses of livelihoods that project outcomes for a single year.

This documents reports on the activities and analyses undertaken during a pilot study conducted by consultants from The Wahenga Institute and OneWorld Sustainable Investments, under the direction of the Southern Africa Development Community.

This work has been undertaken and the reports prepared under the SADC RVAA Programme with support from OneWorld Sustainable Investments.