"Poverty reduction" Essays and Research Papers

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  • Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper

    Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper - Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Poverty_Reduction_Strategy_P... Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper From Wikipedia‚ the free encyclopedia Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are documents required by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank before a country can be considered for debt relief within the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) initiative.[1][2] PRSPs are also required before low-income

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  • Poverty Reduction

    Poverty – Absolute poverty or destitution refe rs to the deprivation of basic human needs‚ which commonly includes food‚ water‚ sanitation‚ clothing‚ shelter‚ health care and education. – Relative poverty is defined contextually as economic inequality in the location or society in which people live. The World Bank has established an international poverty line of $1 a day per person in 1985 purchasing power parity (PPP) prices. According to this measure the portion of poor people in the world’s

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  • Poverty Reduction

    1. INTRODUCTION Poverty is one of the world’s issues and urgently need to be addressed. Reducing poverty‚ in all forms is the greatest challenge for the developing countries. Poverty can be defined from different angles and the most widely used descriptor is income poverty and unsatisfied human needs.It can be conceptualized in many ways‚ for example‚ in economic terms or social terms ; lack of access to adequate levels of food‚ water‚ clothing‚ shelter‚ sanitation‚ health care and education

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  • Evolution of Microfinance and Poverty Reduction in Ghana

    EVOLUTION OF MICROFINANCE AND POVERTY RDUCTIONIN GHANA BY     JOSEPH TETTEH OLIVIA GIDIGLO BENJAMIN TETTEH JOHN KOFI DORGBEFU         IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS OF A BACHELOR’S DEGREE (B. Sc. HONS) IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF GHANA BUSINESS SCHOOL‚ UNIVERSITY OF GHANA‚ LEGON.       JUNE‚ 2013   CHAPTER ONE PROPOSAL   1.0​BACKGROUND TO THE STUDY Modern microfinance emerged in the 1970s pioneered by – among others – the Grameen and SEWA

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  • Poverty Reduction and Environmental Sustainability Targets

    a full course of primary schooling if there is any help that government must do they should do for example to pay school fees to those who do not have money to pay school fees especially those who are staying in rural areas. 2 Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Targets: By 2010-2020 the proportion of people whose income is less than USD1 a day must change and also people who suffer from hunger to be helped by government. 3 Health Targets: TO Improve health and also to provide medical facilities

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  • Microfinance for Poverty Reduction

    MICROFINANCE AS A STRATEGY FOR POVERTY REDUCTION INTRODUCTION Microfinance is not something new in Malaysia. It has been operated by credit unions‚ co-operative banks and specialised credit windows of banks. Microfinance services of financial credit range for about RM10‚000 (USD2‚631) and mostly to finance small businesses‚ agricultural loans and loans for poverty reduction. Microfinance program in Malaysia has been implemented since 1987 as one of the poverty eradication strategies in the country

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  • Poverty Reduction in Uganda

    Name: Nguyen‚ Thi Hai Yen Student ID: 2012470037 Subject: Special topic in international development: African economics and politic Topic: Uganda – The bright in poverty reduction for other Sub – Saharan African countries Uganda is a landlocked and relative small country in East Africa. After independence in 1962‚ Uganda experienced a decade of relative political and economic stability before 15 years struggling under the power of Idi Amin who lead the country to conflict and reduced country

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  • Poverty Reduction Strategy

    incomes and rural poverty are often the result. Taking into consideration by the world’s standard the average person in the world lives on less than a dollar a day. In recent years‚ poverty reduction continues to be a challenge in Nigeria. 69 million people‚ or 54% of the population‚ lived below the poverty line in 2004. the Nigerian government has promoted agricultural growth through several policies noting that agriculture “outperforms all other sectors in reducing poverty” as it is the sector

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  • Challenges for Poverty Reduction in Malaysia

    Challenges For Poverty Reduction in Malaysia One of the challenges for poverty reduction in Malaysia is migrant worker’s issue. The current development policies of Malaysia are influenced by globalisation and liberalization which leads to the implications on activities related to poverty. The decrease in employment opportunities affects the urban poor and migrant workers. The demand for skilled human resources in capital intensive activities are huge since Malaysia is restructuring its economy

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  • The Role of Investment in Poverty Reduction

    This essay is an attempt to explain the role of investment in poverty reduction. In order to achieve this‚ an exposition of the theoretical assumptions on the linkages between investment and poverty reduction will be undertaken. In addition‚ relevant definitions and practical examples will be cited. A conclusion will then be drawn from the discourse. As is well known‚ poverty is multi-dimensional. There are several different indicators of well-being (e.g. education‚ health‚ nutrition‚ security)

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