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Assessing Mozambique's PARP/A 2006-2011: local perspectives
I. Tvedten / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2013
Six years of impressive economic growth and classical poverty reduction policies in Mozambique have demonstrated the limited extent to which this has ‘trickled down’ to the local level – with the country falling on t...
Voices of the poor should be included in budgetary processes
F. Khatun; T.I. Khan; A. Nabi / Bangladesh Online Research Network 2011
This dialogue report provides a view of poverty in Bangladesh. The country has been performing well from the growth perspective in the recent past as GDP growth rate has been on average of 5.8% per year during 2000-2010. T...
'Opitanha' revisited: assessing the implications of PARPA II in rural northern Mozambique 2006-2009
I. Tvedten (ed); M. Paulo (ed); C. Rosário (ed) / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2009
Survival in an unplanned urban fishing wetland in Tanzania
M. Víctor; A. Makalle; N. Ngware / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania 2008
This report is a case study of Bonde la Mpunga, a wetland in Dar es Salaam which was formerly used for rice growing. It is an area abundant in natural resources with fishing being the main economic activity. It is a sprawling unplanne...
A plain language guide to poverty and poverty reduction in Afghanistan 
R. Purves / USA Agency for International Development 2009
Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world: approximately 53 percent of the population live below the poverty line, the average literacy rate is 28 percent and life expectancy just 43 years. In addition, s...
Are development strategies and aid programmes undermining the MDGs?
S. Fukuda-Parr / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2008
There is much doubt whether the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will be realised but why is this? This paper asks whether the structure of national development programmes and aid strategies are undermining MDG priorities and targe...
Effective interventions: linking poverty reduction strategies with national budgets
Poverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank 2008
This article gives practical guidance to developing country practitioners and international donors working on low income countries. The article stresses the importance of linking Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) and a country’s ...
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG)
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG) is an alliance of NGO and CSO activists in Bangladesh. The mission of EJWG is to promote policy debate and practice/behavioral changes through activism and mass mobilization with micro macro linkages. The strategies used to meet EJWG's goal include: positive engagement with government; disseminate macro level policy discourse at the micro level,...
Implicating the poor in Uganda’s Poverty Eradication Action Plan
R. Ssewakiryange / International Institute for Environment and Development 2005
Uganda’s Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) incorporates poor people’s voices and perspectives. This paper focuses on the lessons learnt in the implementation of the PEAP by using examples from the Ugandan participator...
Could the traditional Hima system of resource tenure help address modern development and conservation challenges?
K. Hala; A. Serhal; O. Llewlyn / International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (World Conservation Union) 2007
The Hima is a traditional system of resource tenure that has been practiced for more than 1400 years in the Arabian Peninsular. With the numerous deteriorations that came and halted advancement in the Arab world, and at times for diff...
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Items 1 to 10 of 172

Assessing Mozambique's PARP/A 2006-2011: local perspectives
I. Tvedten / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2013
Six years of impressive economic growth and classical poverty reduction policies in Mozambique have demonstrated the limited extent to which this has ‘trickled down’ to the local level – with the country falling on t...
Voices of the poor should be included in budgetary processes
F. Khatun; T.I. Khan; A. Nabi / Bangladesh Online Research Network 2011
This dialogue report provides a view of poverty in Bangladesh. The country has been performing well from the growth perspective in the recent past as GDP growth rate has been on average of 5.8% per year during 2000-2010. T...
'Opitanha' revisited: assessing the implications of PARPA II in rural northern Mozambique 2006-2009
I. Tvedten (ed); M. Paulo (ed); C. Rosário (ed) / Chr. Michelsen Institute, Norway 2009
Survival in an unplanned urban fishing wetland in Tanzania
M. Víctor; A. Makalle; N. Ngware / Research on Poverty Alleviation, Tanzania 2008
This report is a case study of Bonde la Mpunga, a wetland in Dar es Salaam which was formerly used for rice growing. It is an area abundant in natural resources with fishing being the main economic activity. It is a sprawling unplanne...
A plain language guide to poverty and poverty reduction in Afghanistan 
R. Purves / USA Agency for International Development 2009
Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world: approximately 53 percent of the population live below the poverty line, the average literacy rate is 28 percent and life expectancy just 43 years. In addition, s...
Are development strategies and aid programmes undermining the MDGs?
S. Fukuda-Parr / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth 2008
There is much doubt whether the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) will be realised but why is this? This paper asks whether the structure of national development programmes and aid strategies are undermining MDG priorities and targe...
Effective interventions: linking poverty reduction strategies with national budgets
Poverty Reduction Strategies and PRSPs, PovertyNet, World Bank 2008
This article gives practical guidance to developing country practitioners and international donors working on low income countries. The article stresses the importance of linking Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) and a country’s ...
Implicating the poor in Uganda’s Poverty Eradication Action Plan
R. Ssewakiryange / International Institute for Environment and Development 2005
Uganda’s Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PEAP) incorporates poor people’s voices and perspectives. This paper focuses on the lessons learnt in the implementation of the PEAP by using examples from the Ugandan participator...
Could the traditional Hima system of resource tenure help address modern development and conservation challenges?
K. Hala; A. Serhal; O. Llewlyn / International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (World Conservation Union) 2007
The Hima is a traditional system of resource tenure that has been practiced for more than 1400 years in the Arabian Peninsular. With the numerous deteriorations that came and halted advancement in the Arab world, and at times for diff...
Poverty reduction strategies offer a unique opportunity to fight malnutrition
M. Shekar; Y. Lee / Health, Nutrition and Population Division, Human Development Department, World Bank 2006
Due to their multisectoral nature Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSP) offer a unique opportunity to fight malnutrition, the agreed upon indicator monitoring the Millennium Development Goal (MDG) 1. Nutrition interventions should ...
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Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG)
Equity and Justice Working Group (EJWG) is an alliance of NGO and CSO activists in Bangladesh. The mission of EJWG is to promote policy debate and practice/behavioral changes through activism and mass mobilization with micro macro linkages. The strategies used to meet EJWG's goal include: positive engagement with government; disseminate macro level policy discourse at the micro level,...
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