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Assessment of poverty reduction strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa

Assessment of poverty reduction strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa

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Published by Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- Government policy -- Africa, Sub-Saharan

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    ContributionsOrganization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 P615 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationv. <1-5> :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24119465M
    ISBN 109994455176
    ISBN 109789994455133, 9789994455140, 9789994455157, 9789994455171, 9789994455126
    LC Control Number2009349285

    "This book provides the appropriate balance in the analysis of the links between two decades of growth and poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa. Relying on very comprehensive and excellent country studies, it is able to show a lot more clearly than others the mainly positive effects of the recent African growth cturer: OUP Oxford. Countries in Sub-Saharan Africa are currently with the highest level of poverty. This study examines the current strategies adopted by the Federal Government of Nigeria through National Poverty Eradication Programme (NAPEP) and the impact it has on the beneficiaries in Benue State.

    Sub-Saharan Africa lags behind Steady economic growth in the region and specific poverty reduction strategies are credited for most of the progress across the continent. at the bottom of. The author reviews the history and effects of the failed strategies of the s and s (for example, integrated rural development, single-crop development, agricultural credit projects, irrigation projects, and support for social and agricultural services) and analyzes why they were unsuccessful.

    Get this from a library! Rural development strategies for poverty reduction and environmental protection in Sub-Saharan Africa. [Kevin M Cleaver] -- This report traces and evaluates donor and African government strategies for agricultural and rural development in Sub-Saharan Africa over the past 30 years. The author reviews the history and.   Effective poverty reduction strategies in Africa require international action. This study will test the effects of the four main global strategies for poverty reduction (debt relief, greater foreign aid, greater reliance on trade, and increased FDI) on poverty rates in Sub-Saharan Africa with an eye towards issues of good governance.


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Assessment of poverty reduction strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa Download PDF EPUB FB2

The main goal of the OSSREA project on Poverty Reduction Strategies in sub-Saharan Africa, from which this book is derived, was to analyse the ongoing poverty reduction strategy processes (PRSP) and provide guidance to policymakers and advocacy groups in selected countries.

Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and makes recommendations for policy frameworks to help African governments alleviate poverty.

Each chapters uses case studies to review the old strategies for resolving the problem of poverty in the continent and make the case for new initiatives to address poverty.

Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and makes recommendations for policy frameworks to help African governments alleviate poverty.

Each chapters uses case studies to review the old strategies for resolving the problem of poverty in the continent and make the Author: Mike O.

Odey, Toyin Falola. "International conference on Assessment of Poverty Reduction Strategies in sub-Saharan Africa: The Cases of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia was held from 28th February to 1st March at the Grand Regency Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya"--Page vii.

Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents. "International conference on Assessment of Poverty Reduction Strategies in sub-Saharan Africa: The Cases of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia was held from 28th February to 1st March at the Grand Regency Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya"--Page viii.

Description: ix, 97 pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents. "International conference on Assessment of Poverty Reduction Strategies in sub-Saharan Africa: The cases of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia was held from 28th February to 1st March at the Grand Regency Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya"--Page viii.

Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents. Poverty Reduction Strategies in Africa provides new understandings of the persistent issue of poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa and makes recommendations for policy frameworks to help African governments alleviate poverty.

Each chapters uses case studies to review the old strategies for resolving the problem of poverty in the continent and make the. No country has successfully sustained economic growth and reduced poverty at the average fertility level of sub-Saharan Africa. Poverty focused policies for development and poverty reduction 10 Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) and Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSs) 11 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 12 Building capabilities 13 Pro-poor growth 14 Social protection 15 Inclusion, anti-discrimination and empowerment 16 5.

percent) and South Africa (44 percent). Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa also shows a widespread dimension, both in rural areas and urban centres. In the UNECA's study, poverty in rural Sub-Saharan Africa was endemic, with 59 percent of the rural population living below the poverty line of about $ per person per month.

OUTLINE 1. Introduction 2. Typology of Poverty Reduction Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa 3. Impact of PRS Implementation in Sub-Saharan Africa 4.

Assessment of Poverty Reduction Strategies in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Ethiopia edited by OSSREA OSSREA, Innovative Water Resource Use and Management for Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa edited by Paulos Chanie OSSREA, Ethiopia Browse Books by Subject.

African Culture. Cook Books; Humour; Travel. Proceedings of Academics World 46th International Conference, Dubai, UAE, 29thth SeptemberISBN: 19 POVERTY ALLEVIATION IN NIGERIA: AN ASSESSMENT OF GOVERNMENT POLICIES 1ADAMU BUBA, 2INUWA ABDU IBRAHIM 1Department of General Studies, 2Department of Public Administration, Federal Polytechnic, Bauchi, Bauchi State, Nigeria E-mail:.

Get this from a library. Assessment of poverty reduction strategies in sub-Saharan Africa: the cases of Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, and Zambia: synthesis report. [Kassahun Berhanu.; Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa.;].

Today, virtually every country in sub-Saharan Africa has some kind of cash transfer programme. These programmes are increasingly recognized as key to fighting poverty and hunger. Designed to reflect regional characteristics, they emphasize strong community participation and focus on economically and.

Extreme poverty in sub-Saharan Africa Source: IFs version The elimination of extreme poverty must be the foundation of any comprehensive development strategy for Africa, regardless of the.

Each chapters uses case studies to review the old strategies for resolving the problem of poverty in the continent and make the case for new initiatives to address poverty.

The contributors focus on practical and day-to-day issues as the best approach to formulate and implement poverty reduction strategies in contemporary Africa.

Multidimensional Poverty Assessment in IDB Sub-Saharan African Member Countries 3 1. INTRODUCTION Poverty reduction is one of the main challenges in many IDB member countries. 21 out of 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) of the world are in the IDB group of countries.

Poverty throughout the region has traditionally been measured by income. Growth and Poverty Reduction in Sub-Saharan Africa: Macroeconomic Adjustment and Beyond Article (PDF Available) in Journal of African Economies 13():ii95 February with Reads.

Irrespective of such differences, poverty is widespread and acute by all standards in sub-Saharan Africa, where gross domestic product (GDP) is below $1, per capita purchasing power parity. Poverty in Africa presents a comprehensive picture on the extent of poverty in Africa and the institutional constraints to poverty reduction, Prepared by eminent economists the volume provides an analysis of poverty, income distribution and labour markets, and offers a range of tools for monitoring poverty and assessing the impacts of various poverty reduction programs.The report, Accelerating Poverty Reduction in Africa, says the share of Africans living in extreme poverty has fallen substantially—from 54% in to 41% in —but due to high population growth during the same period, the number of poor people in Africa has actually increased from million in to million in If circumstances remain the same, the poverty rate is expected.Most people living below the poverty line belong to two regions: Southern Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

High poverty rates are often found in small, fragile and conflict-affected countries.