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Does more aid leads to poorer governance?
S. Knack / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
Good governance (in the form of institutions that establish predictable, impartial, and consistently enforced rules for investors) is crucial for the sustained and rapid growth of per capita incomes in poor countries. Aid dependence c...
Microenterprise and poverty: evidence from Latin America
M.B. Orlando; M. Pollack 2000
There are many unanswered questions regarding poverty in the microenterprise sector: Are microentrepreneurs and their workers poor? Who are the poor within the sector? Are households with a high dependency upon microenterprise-generat...
African Journals Online (AJOL)
International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications 1999
The International Network for Scientific Publications (INASP) launched AJOL in 1998 with only 14 journals. By January 2004 it had over 175 African journals covering most subject areas. Journals included in AJOL are scholarly in...
Asian Development Outlook 2000
Asian Development Bank Institute 2000
Looks at the social challenge facing developing Asia as it enters the new millennium: improving the quality of life of the hundreds of millions who still live in abject poverty. It reviews the record of social progress so far, and ana...
Opportunity, empowerment, and security
World Development Report, World Bank 2000
The report builds on the view that poverty means not only low incomes and low consumption but also lack of education and poor nutrition and health. Based on the testimony of poor people themselves, and changes in thinking about povert...
What lies behind China's relative success in poverty alleviation?
S. Fan; X. Zhang; L Zhang / Global Development Network 2000
This paper uses province-level data for 1978-1997, to develop a simultaneous equation model to estimate the direct and indirect effects of different types of government expenditure on rural poverty and productivity growth in rural Chi...
Do PSRPs symbolise a new era for the World Bank and IMF?
S. Grusky / Participation & Civic Engagement Group, World Bank 2000
The article critically examines the World Bank's and IMF's new approach to poverty alleviation and debt relief, as it is to be carried out via the Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) and the Poverty Reduction and Growth Facility ...
Submission to the World Bank by the Kenyan Government outlining plans for poverty relief
Poverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank 2000
The strategy states that the primary development goal for Kenya is to achieve a broad-based, sustainable improvement in the standards of welfare of all Kenyans. The paper stresses the role not only of Government but of the the private...
A review of how poverty is addressed in Sida’s country strategy papers, assessment memoranda and evaluations
L. Peck; C. Widmark / Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency 2000
Study has three main aims: to assess how poverty has been analysed and presented in recent country strategy documents and evaluations to present proposals for and develop for new assessment criteria on how Sida...
What actions are necessary to finance the developmental goals of Africa?
Financing for Development 2000
The aim of this Issues Paper is to review the mix of actions necessary to finance the developmental goals of Africa and to present policy options for the consideration of African Finance Ministers. Policy recommendations: ...
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How does globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan?
T. Anwar / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper examines how globalization and liberalization effect economic growth, employment and poverty in Pakistan. The article finds that: despite numerous highly attractive incentives offered to foreign investors, th...
Competing ideas about the role states should play in encouraging particular forms of development
C. Johnson; D. Start / Overseas Development Institute 2001
Paper addresses the ways in which politics and power affect pro-poor policy. An important point of departure in this literature, is the assertion that poor people are generally disadvantaged when it comes to influencing policy and are...
Approaches to understanding decision making in public resource allocation: an appreciation of institutional politics
A. Fozzard / Overseas Development Institute 2001
On what basis, and how, are decisions made regarding how public money should be spent? This paper, written by the Centre for Aid and Public Expenditure at the Overseas Development Institute (ODI), summarises different budgeting theori...
Making European aid more relevant for the poor in Zambia
J. Carlsson; P. Chibbamullilo; C. Orjuela; O. Saasa / Overseas Development Institute 2000
Paper questions whether the policy and practice of European donors, or more specifically, members of the European Union (EU), is attuned to the fact that poverty reduction is the most pressing human issue in Zambia today. Paper asks: ...
Community and individual-level attitudes towards livestock-keeping greatly impact the outcome of restocking projects
C. Heffernan; F. Miturelli; L. Nielsen / Livestock Development Studies Group 2001
This article investigates the development of decision support tools for pastoral restocking projects. The study focuses on how community and individual-level attitudes and values regarding livestock-keeping influenced the outcome of r...
Safety net arrangements for elderly Africans
S. Devereux / Institute of Development Studies UK 2001
Non-contributory state pensions were introduced in South Africa in 1928. Eligibility was extended to White Namibians in the 1940s but to African Namibians only in 1973. Initially motivated by a complex combination of welfarist ...
Poor people's view of the good life
PovertyNet, World Bank 1999
Also known as Consultations With The Poor, the report looks at poor people's definition of what comprises a good life, and the role of poverty. Based on interviews conducted using participative methods. The Consultations study ...
Mixed news on impacts, and recommendations for new programmes
M. Dev / Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung, Bonn 2000
Examines the impact on employment growth (total, agriculture, industry), unemployment, real wages, wage inequalities between skilled and unskilled workers, women’s employment and child labour. It also analyses whether labour rigi...
A new perspective: HIV/AIDS as a human security issue rather than a health issue
U. Kristoffersson / United Nations [UN] Division for the Advancement of Women 2000
The HIV/AIDS epidemic today is not simply a health issue. Its spread and impact cuts across all levels of society causing important consequences for human security. The scale of this epidemic has recently lead the United Nations Secur...
How to Create an Effective Communication Project [on HIV / AIDS]
Family Health International 1996
Careful planning of communication projects is necessary for the success of HIV/AIDS prevention programs. This handbook will guide you through the development of behavior change communication (BCC) projects using a strategy developed b...
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Migrating out of Poverty
Migrating out of Poverty is a seven-year research programme consortium (RPC) funded by the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) from 2010-2017. It focuses on the relationship between regional migration, internal migration and poverty and is located in six regions across Asia, Africa and Europe.
Vienna Institute of Demography
Advances in Aging Research
Advances in Aging Research (AAR) is an openly accessible journal published bimonthly. The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for scientists and academicians all over the world to promote, share, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of ageing research.
Infectious Diseases of Poverty
Infectious Diseases of Poverty is an open access, peer-reviewed journal publishing topic areas and methods that address essential public health questions relating to infectious diseases of poverty. These include various aspects of the biology of pathogens and vectors, diagnosis and detection, treatment and case management, epidemiology and modeling, zoonotic hosts and...
CARibbean Weather Impacts Group (CARIWIG)
Managers and policy makers in the Caribbean require knowledge of the likely impacts and hazards arising from climate change that are specific to their geographical location and that are relevant to their planning time-horizons (e.g. the short term, 2030s, or the longer term, 2080s). However, current climate model projections of the weather are of limited use in this respect due to scale and bia...
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA (MGNREGS)
This Society serves as an additional managerial and technical capacity to the Panchayati Raj Department, Government of Odisha for the implementation of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in the State. The society will: Receive, manage and account for the funds received from the MoRD & State Government. Strengthen the technical/managerial capaci...
The Pacific Community (SPC) (SPC)
The Pacific Community (SPC) is the principal scientific and technical organisation in the Pacific region, supporting development since 1947. It is an international development organisation owned and governed by our 26 country and territory members.
The Ministry of Tribal Affairs
The Ministry was set up in 1999 after the bifurcation of Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment with the objective of providing more focused approach on the integrated socio-economic development of the Scheduled Tribes (STs), the most underprivileged of the Indian Society, in a coordinated and planned manner.
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD)
IPE Global Centre for Knowledge & Development (IPE CKD), is a dedicated entity promoted by IPE Global Limited for development research, dialogue, learning and innovation. Its purpose is to seek, develop and share innovative solutions to address the global challenges of development.
American Institutes for Research (AIR)
Founded in 1946 as a not-for-profit organisation, AIR’s conducts and applies behavioral and social science research and evaluation towards improving people's lives, with a special emphasis on the disadvantaged.
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