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Poverty Reduction

What Role for the State in Today"s Globalized Economy (Crop International Studies in Poverty Research)

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Published by Naep .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sociology,
  • Poor,
  • Globalization,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • Poverty,
  • Case studies,
  • Government policy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsFrancis Wilson (Editor), Nazneen Kanji (Editor), Einar Braathen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages372
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9533487M
    ISBN 101919876030
    ISBN 109781919876030

    However, it may not be assumed, argue the authors of this book, that they will do so and it may often be more effective in terms of poverty reduction to combine credit provision with other development activities. Considering various types of finance schemes, this text compares the effectiveness of different approaches in aiding poverty reduction. After many years of relatively slow growth, Tanzania’s national accounts data report accelerated aggregate growth since around The chapter shows that there has been slower growth in private consumption and in sectors such as agriculture, where most of the poor work and live. The household survey data documents a limited reduction in consumption poverty over the period, Author: Channing Arndt.

    Book Description. Over the past decade, there have been an increasing number of publications that have analysed and critiqued the potential of tourism to be a mechanism for poverty reduction in less economically developed countries (LEDCs). Poverty in Africa presents a comprehensive picture on the extent of poverty in Africa and the institutional constraints to poverty reduction, Prepared by eminent economists the volume provides an analysis of poverty, income distribution and labour markets, and offers a range of tools for monitoring poverty and assessing the impacts of various poverty reduction programs.

    Employment for poverty reduction and food security: concept, research issues, and overview. Challenges and scope for an employment-intensive growth strategy. Bangladesh's food-work program and alternatives to improve food security. "Yigong-Daizhen" in China: a new experience with labor-intensive public works in poor areas. Poverty may include social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty is the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs, such as food, clothing and shelter. The threshold at which absolute poverty is defined is always about the same, independent of the person's permanent location or era.


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Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa explores critical policy entry points to address the demographic, societal, and political drivers of poverty; improve income-earning opportunities both on and off the farm; and better mobilize resources for the poor.

It looks beyond macroeconomic stability and growth—critical yet insufficient Cited by: 1. Source: Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa. Figure 2 shows that falling back into poverty is not uncommon in Africa. On the continent, the share of poor people who move out of poverty, known Author: Payce Madden.

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poverty reduction and the fulfilment of human rights. As governmental and other leaders gather in the coming months to review the progress achieved since the Education Conference in Jomtien, the World Summit for Children in New York, the Social.

Poverty reduction - Wikipedia. Poverty Alleviation. Poverty reduction is one of the world's most important challenges, and it is proposed the private sector has an important role to play in creating the economic growth, employment and purchasing options needed for significant poverty reduction.

The World Bank data is for a $2 per day (Purchasing Power Parity dollars) poverty line, whereas Venezuela's poverty line is about 50 percent higher than this. The income elasticity of poverty reduction is much less elastic—that is, there is much less poverty reduction for a given Poverty Reduction book of growth—for higher poverty lines.

Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa explores critical policy entry points to address the demographic, societal, and political drivers of poverty; improve income-earning opportunities both on and off the farm; and better mobilize resources for the poor.

It looks beyond macroeconomic stability and growth—critical yet insufficient. Poverty will not be reduced on a large scale, without tapping into the energy, skills, and motivation of the millions of poor people around the world.

This book offers a framework for empowerment, that focuses on increasing poor people ' s freedom of choice, and action to shape their own lives.

These questions have become more important than ever, now that persons with disabilities (PWDs) in developing countries have awakened to rights and entitlements and that the international community started considering the incorporation of disability into the context of poverty reduction.

This book highlights opportunities and challenges faced. The DAC Guidelines on Poverty Reduction provide practical information about the nature of poverty and best practice approaches, policies, instruments and channels for tackling it.

They also break new ground in setting out the parameters for building effective partnerships with governments, civil society, and other development actors, and in. This book examines poverty and related issues and aims to advance the development of new tools and measurement of multidimensional poverty and poverty reduction policy analysis.

The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation. This compilation focuses on the role of the state in tackling poverty and social exclusion in Southern and Central Africa.

It explores the difficult questions around how much can be expected of the state in poverty reduction, and what cultural. 'A Sourcebook for Poverty Reduction Strategies' is a guide intended to help low-income countries with the development and strengthening of their poverty reduction strategies.

This book has been designed as a resource for analysis and discourse on poverty reduction policies and programs at the country : Paperback. Empowerment and poverty reduction - a sourcebook (English) Abstract.

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Asia is facing many. poverty diagnosis and the formulation of a strategy to address poverty in its various dimensions. As emphasized above, however, the book is not intended to be prescriptive: it is not expected that any country would apply the guidelines in the entire File Size: 4MB.

With member countries, staff from more than countries, and offices in over locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.

Child Poverty and Inequality: New Perspectives Isabel Ortiz, Louise Moreira Daniels, Sólrún Engilbertsdóttir (Eds) Deepa Narayan is former Senior Advisor in the Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Network of the World Bank. Isabel book would like to thank all the contributors, not only for their.

The present book summaries the current knowledge and assessment of world’s poverty situation, identifies new barriers in the process of poverty reduction describes the existing poverty reduction strategies. It will be a highly valuable reference tool for all who fight against : M.C.

Dhawan. 9 Haughton and Khandker Learning Objectives After completing the chapter on Poverty Reduction Policies, you should be able to 1. Explain the methodology used by Dollar and Kraay to reach the conclusion that growth is good for the Size: KB.What can be expected of specific interventions by government?

How is the concept of citizenship incorporated in poverty reduction programmes? The book provides an up-to-date information on poverty in Southern and Central Africa and the strategies and programmes by governments, aids and international institutions to tackle it.The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank introduced the Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP) process in to strengthen the poverty alleviation focus of their assistance to low-income countries.