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The State of World Rural Poverty: An Enquiry into its Causes and Consequences

By: I Jazairy, M Alamgir and T Panuccio

516 pages, Illus, charts

Practical Action Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1992 | #22347 | ISBN: 1853391484
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Hardback | Jan 1999 | #22346 | ISBN: 1853391476
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About this book

Four-fifths of the world's poor live in rural areas. This book looks at the economic conditions and prospects of the rural poor, with rural poverty indexes of 114 developing countries, as well as policy guidelines.


Contents

Overview and background; from the old to the new development paradigm; the world of the rural poor; rural poverty processes; access of the rural poor to resources - land; access of the rural poor to resources - infrastructure, technology and social services; access of the rural poor to resources - labour and capital markets; reorienting government policies and institutions to help the rural poor; strategies for targeting specific groups; partnership and participation - necessary elements for poverty alleviation.

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