The objectives of the Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation are:
••••• To undertake path-breaking, state of the art, pragmatic research into the constraints and obstacles to human development and make this knowledge accessible to a wider audience, through simplification and audio and visual communication
••••• To undertake creative public engagement with communities, learning of their challenges and equipping them with knowledge and skills to foster resilience and strengthen their livelihood opportunities
••••• To conceptualise and pioneer innovative development practice to influence policy and programmes and to apply these ideas through micro-projects to demonstrate their effectiveness and sustainability