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Evaluating the impact of development projects on poverty: a handbook for practitioners
J.L. Baker / PovertyNet, World Bank 2000
Handbook seeks to provide project managers and policy analysts with the tools needed for evaluating project impact. It is aimed at readers with a general knowledge of statistics. For some of the more in-depth statistical methods discu...
Explaining the poor performance of the country's agricultural sector after liberalization
K. Deininger / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
In the early 1990s, Zambia initiated an ambitious program of liberalization that significantly opened the economy, shifting from a highly regulated and centralized to a more market-based and liberal economic paradigm. While these chan...
Does inflation make the poor worse off?
W Easterly; S. Fischer / Policy Research Working Papers, World Bank 2000
Presents evidence that supports the view that inflation makes the poor worse off. The primary evidence comes from the answers to an international poll of 31,869 respondents in 38 countries. These show that the disadvantaged on ...
Why adjustment policies had no impact on poverty in a rural area
W. Cavendish / Centre for the Study of African Economies, Oxford 1999
As the 1990s have progressed, there have been increasing concerns expressed about the effects of the structural adjustment programme in Zimbabwe, both from within and outside the country. However, the debate between agencies supportin...
Policy options for protecting and benefitting the poor
World Commission on Dams 2000
Review paper focusses on the area of agreement among protagonists of dams, that is some groups of people tend to be net losers from dam projects, as they are disproportionately affected by negative effects of dams while almost exclude...
Annual report on key poverty targets
Poverty Elimination Programme, UNDP 2000
Argues that a new global strategy against poverty needs to be mounted - with more resources, a sharper focus and a stronger commitment. Based on commitments made at the 1995 World Summit for Social Development, developing countries ar...
Helping to promote sustainable credit
A. Goodland / Natural Resources Institute, UK 2000
Increasing access to financial services still has a role in combating rural poverty. In the past, the narrow focus on subsidized credit for agricultural production proved unsustainable. However, recent experiences have been more posit...
Gender issues and their broad economic and social implications in developing and transitional countries
Gendernet, World Bank 2000
Draft Policy Research Report examines the conceptual and empirical links between gender, public policy, and development outcomes and demonstrates the value of applying a gender perspective to the design of development policies. ...
Proposals to redistribute the supply of aid more evenly
Oxfam 2000
As Western countries have got richer in the past ten years, the proportion of their wealth spent on humanitarian aid has gone down by 30%. The number of forgotten emergencies looks set to increase. The required response is not aid alo...
Evaluation and follow up review of SIDA-funded programme
T. Greiner; L. Andersson-Brolin; M. Mittal; A. Puri / Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency 2000
Programme has been offering a package of of services related to human resource development - health , nutrition, and education - for children, adolescent girls and and women. Aims of Swedish involvement in the programme have been to ...
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The changing face of aid: an historical analysis
K. Matlosa / Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies, Zimbabwe 1999
The paper examines historical trends and patterns of aid and unravels its interface with development and democracy in Lesotho. It identifies three different periods and considers the characteristics of each. Finds that: 1966-19...
Dealing with the AIDS pandemic: analysis of the current situation and recommendations for future research
J. Collins; B. Rau / United Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development 2000
The first section of this paper considers AIDS in the context of widespread and worsening poverty. It identifies two strategies used by people to improve their income that exacerbate the spread of AIDS: firstly migration in search of ...
50% of households can not meet their food requirements from their own sources, nor can they buy the required amount of food.
R.K. Menon; D. Mallick; A.S. Khan; S.K. Bala; G. Jilani; A.A. Rahman; S. Huq / Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies 2000
The study's objectives were: Assessing the availability and quantity of foodgrains in the selected markets in three districts Assessing the temporal and locational variation of prices of foodgrains at different...
How can population and environmental concerns be integrated to achieve sustainable development?
S Huq; A. A. Rahman; D. Mallick / Bangladesh Centre for Advanced Studies 1998
The paper challenges the simplistic concept of population as an aggregate of consuming units, putting stress increasingly on the natural resources leading to environmental degradation. It argues that the inter-relationship between pop...
Effective learning for poverty reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: donor interventions and the role of postgraduate training
P. Bennell; E. Masunungure; N. Ng'ethe; G. Wilson / Eldis Document Store 2000
Significant poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa cannot be achieved without strong policy analysis and management capacity both in the public sector and civil society at large. This report provides a comprehensive needs assessment ...
Locating the roots and motivations of relief strategies and how they can be integrated with complementary policies
S. Roy / City University, London 2000
This paper is focussed on contributing towards a fuller understanding of the relationship between debt relief and reduction of poverty in a political economy and historical frame. It unfolds the role of state and non state inst...
How can world poverty be halved by 2015?
Department for International Development, UK 2001
This paper sets out a framework for poverty reduction. Halving the proportion of people in developing countries living in extreme poverty by 2015 is the focus of this paper. The paper concentrates on the economic aspects of poverty re...
Comparing PPA and household surveys on poverty trends: what recommendations arise from this analysis?
R. McGee / Ministry of Finance Planning and Economic Development, Uganda 2000
This article results from consultancy work attempting to clarify the picture on poverty trends, identify areas which require further work and any further findings from the analysis which require policy action. This analytical work foc...
Income poverty projections
D. Narayan; G. Prennushi; S. Cecchini / PovertyNet, World Bank 2001
Contains new estimates of global income poverty in 1998, new income poverty projections for the year 2015, and new information on income poverty and social indicators by region and country. The numbers show little progress in r...
There is no systematic link between fast growth and increasing inequality
A. Bigsten; J. Levin / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper reviews recent research dealing with the relationships between economic growth, income distribution, and poverty. The paper finds that: there is not a systematic pattern of change in income distribution durin...
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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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