The Living Income Community of Practice is an alliance of partners dedicated to the vision of thriving, economically stable, rural communities linked to global food and agricultural supply chains. The goal of this community is to support activities focused on improving smallholder incomes towards living incomes, aiming to enable smallholder farmers to achieve a decent standard of living.  This community is a result of a partnership between Sustainable Food LabGIZ and ISEAL.

The objectives of this Community of Practice are to:

  • Increase understanding of living income measurement and the income gap
  • Identify and discuss strategies for closing the income gap
  • Share learning and  facilitate collaboration  between actors

Current Events

Virtual Cocoa Vanilla Tea Strategies for closing the Income Gap

Living Income: Insights, evidence and collective action

December 2023

Virtual Understanding Living Income Other

Exploring Claims in Living Income: Challenges and Solutions in Producers' Livelihood Improvement Communication

November 2023

Virtual Cocoa Strategies for closing the Income Gap

Cocoa Round Robin: an update on the living income work in the cocoa sector

October 2023

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Learn about the concept

What is living income and why is it important?

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How can a living income be measured and what do studies say about it?

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The Living Income Community of Practice is open to any entity committed to learning on the topic of Living Income and improving livelihoods of smallholder farmers