Madagascar and Poverty
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- The BLDS poverty collection
- Search for the latest poverty-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- How is Brazil’s Bolsa-Familia programme relevant for the Southern African Development Community
- R. Maharaj; K. Town / Wahenga, Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme, 2007
- Given the recent interest in South Africa for developing a basic income grant, it is useful to study successful examples of social grant implementation to ascertain the challenges and opportunities associated with such a system. This ...
- Integrating climatic-disasters prevention and risk-management tools in Madagascar and Haiti
- L. Bockel; M. Thoreux; S., D. Sayagh / EASYPol, 2009
- Lack of resilience to climatic accidents seems to be one of the main reasons for the transformation of climatic accidents into environmental, economic and social disasters for rural communities. Focusing particularly on Madagasca...
- Do social origins determine income earnings in Africa? Evidence from five countries
- D. Cogneau; S. Mesple-Somps / Développement, Institutions & Analyses de Long terme, 2008
- Apart from South Africa, which is still recovering from decades of apartheid rule, the rest of Sub-Saharan Africa is not generally considered to be a region marked by high inequality. Poor data availability has further hampered the st...
- Designing policy and projects to avoid horizontal inequalities
- D. Stifel; F. Forster; C.B. Barrett / Cornell Food and Nutrition Policy Program, Cornell University, 2008
- This paper looks at the possible existence of persistent horizontal inequalities in Madagascar from 1999-2005. It explores the hypothesis that horizontal inequalities are a result of a consistent pattern of poverty among core groups a...
- Is domestic accountability enhanced when poverty reduction strategies (PRS) are integrated with national budgets?
- V. Wilhelm; P. Krause / World Bank, 2007
- This study examines what challenges have arisen in countries where efforts have been made to integrate poverty reduction strategies (PRSs) with national budgets. It argues that both PRSs and national budgets offer scope for enhanced d...
- A comparative study of African inequality
- D. Cogneau; S. Mesplé-Somps; V. Hiller; T. Bossuroy; P. De Vreyer; C. Guénard; P. Leite; L. Pasquier-Doumer; C. Torelli / Développement, Institutions & Analyses de Long terme, 2006
- What is the extent of inequality in Africa? This comparative study of five African countries focuses on inequalities of income, land, education and health. Analysis of both cross-sectional and longitudinal inequality confirms t...
- Overview of articles analysing poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa
- C.B. Barrett; M.R. Carter; P.D. Little / Journal of Development Studies, 2006
- This paper introduces a special issue of the Journal of Development Studies that explores persistent poverty in sub-Saharan Africa. As a set, these papers aim to break new ground in exploring the dynamics of structural poverty. ...
- Joining forces with the poor for the eradication of chronic poverty
- X. Godinot; Q. Wodon / World Bank, 2006
- The case studies compiled in this book emerged from an October 2005 World Bank seminar on extreme poverty. They show how helping the very poor to emerge from poverty requires not only extra public resources, effort, and time, but also...
- Subsistence farming in Madagascar: a poverty trap?
- O. Cadot; L. Dutoit; M. Olarreaga / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank, 2006
- Putting to an end two decades of anti-market policies, in the mid-1990s a wave of reforms swept across sub-Saharan Africa. They were intended to improve the effciency of agricultural markets by eliminating failed marketing boards and ...
- Aid does raise economic growth in Africa – indirectly
- Karuna Gomanee; Sourafel Girma; Oliver Morrissey / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2006
- Despite receiving large amounts of aid, sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) has a poor economic growth record. This has led some observers to conclude that aid to Africa has been ineffective. But this is not the case. Aid has contributed to grow...