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Income generation and poverty reduction

Income generation and poverty reduction

experiences of selected Asian countries

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Published by United Nations, ESCAP in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Asia -- Case studies,
  • Poverty -- Asia -- Case studies,
  • Economic indicators -- Asia -- Case studies,
  • Asia -- Economic conditions -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    GenreCase studies
    SeriesDevelopment papers -- no. 26
    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 142 p. :
    Number of Pages142
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17199632M
    ISBN 109211204321

    Genre/Form: Electronic books Case studies: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Income generation and poverty reduction. New York: United Nations, ESCAP, Introduction: Education and Poverty Reduction The cradle of inequality Under current economic conditions, there will be no way for the poor to cross the horizontal poverty line by adhering to the old developmental logic of 'investment-job-income-consumption'. Investments in poor communities.

    In April , the World Bank set a new goal to end extreme poverty in a generation. The new target is to have no more than 3 per cent of the world’s population living on just $ a day by Macroeconomics of Poverty Reduction: India Case Study Coordinators: R. Radhakrishna and Manoj Panda Contents Chapter Title Page 1 Introduction 1 2 Trends in Incidence of Poverty and Related Variables 11 3 Changes in Income and Employment 39 4 Fiscal Developments 75 5 Foreign Trade and Exchange Rate Policy

    The growing demand for charcoal in Africa driven by high population and urbanization growth rates makes charcoal the major primary source of energy for most urban dwellers for at least another generation, yet it is paradoxical that charcoal has been relatively neglected within, and disjointed across, energy, forestry, and poverty reduction policies since the so called “woodfuel crisis Cited by: The Effect of Microfinance on Poverty Reduction in Developing Economies: /ch The study explores the contributions of microfinance to poverty reduction. The study used a descriptive design to establish the relationship between salesCited by: 1.


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Commissioned by Book Aid International and sponsored by the Commonwealth Foundation. 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.

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Get this from a library. Income generation and poverty reduction: experiences of selected Asian countries. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.;] -- The present volume of Development Papers addresses the subjects of poverty alleviation and income and employment generation in selected Asian Countries.

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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. Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction Strategies in Four African Countries by Frank Ellis and H.

Ade Freeman* Summary This paper compares and contrasts rural livelihoods in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi, with a view to informing rural poverty reduction policies within Poverty Reduction File Size: KB. IMF, notably under the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility (PRGF).

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It also examines the relationship among. Many investments in infrastructure are built on the belief that they will ineluctably lead to poverty reduction and income generation.

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