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Community-Driven Development and Rural Poverty Alleviation

The International Conference on Community- Driven Development and Rural Poverty Alleviation was held in Beijing in October of 2009.
Uploaded by worldbank.eastasiapacific.sd on 06/16/2010
Digital publication details: 143 pages.

Water for food. Innovative water management technologies for food security and poverty alleviation

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). 2011 This paper sets out the water and food security challenges in Least Development Countries (LDCs) and developing countries. The document explores the rainfed-irrigation nexus in different regions of the world, looks at the technology’s role and suggests some action actions that can be undertaken to improve water and food security and alleviate poverty.
Uploaded by christinadianparmionova on 07/28/2012
Digital publication details: 39 pages.

Basic income and global warming: breaking with the trade-off between poverty alleviation and GHG

Artigo de Ricardo Abramovay, Thiago Fonseca Morello e Vitor Schmid,Núcleo de Economia Socioambiental (NESA-USP) (www.nesa.org.br) BIEN 2010 FEA-USP 02/07/2010
Uploaded by ricardoabramovay on 10/07/2012
Digital publication details: 38 pages.

The 4P's: Facing the Challenges of Poverty Alleviation

A situational analysis study on the Conditional Cash Transfer Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the DSWD in the SOCSKSARGEN Area of Region XII. Conducted for CORDAID by Ahmed Harris Pangcoga.
Uploaded by pasaliphilippines on 05/26/2013
Digital publication details: 94 pages.

World Water Vision: Results of the Gender Mainstreaming Project. A Way Forward

Summary: This report aims to demonstrate the linkages between poverty, gender and water and the role of water policy and interventions on poverty alleviation.
Uploaded by christinadianparmionova on 07/29/2012
Digital publication details: 34 pages.

Handbook on Poverty and Inequality

For anyone wanting to learn, in practical terms, how to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty, the Handbook is the place to start. Designed initially to support training courses on poverty analysis, it consists of explanatory text with numerous examples, interspersed with multiple-choice questions (to ensure active learning) and combined with extensive practical exercises using Stata statistical software.
Uploaded by world.bank.publications on 04/28/2009
Digital publication details: 446 pages.

Impact Evaluation of Small and Medium Enterprise Programs in Latin America and the Caribbean

Small and medium enterprise (SME) support programs are a common feature of industrial policy in developing countries, but one whose effectiveness is not well known. Governments are motivated to support SMEs both because they make up the majority of industrial enterprises and contribute substantially to GDP, employment and earnings, and because SMEs are thought to be weaker than their larger counterparts. Few governments, however, have evaluated their SME programs rigorously so there is little empirical basis for rational allocation of resources to the well performing programs.
Uploaded by world.bank.publications on 05/05/2011
Digital publication details: 146 pages.

Water and Poverty

Water and poverty are inextricably linked. Poor access to water and insufficient sanitation affect the health of the poor, their food security, and their prospects for making a living. In Asia and the Pacific region -- home to nearly 900 million of the world's poorest people -- one in three people does not have safe drinking water and one in two lacks adequate sanitation. This brief discusses how water can help in poverty alleviation.
Uploaded by christinadianparmionova on 07/11/2012
Digital publication details: 1 pages.

A Review of Selected Hydrology Topics to Support Bank Operations (Annexes)

(2011) The World Bank's 2004 water resources sector strategy focused on the need for both water resources management and development in dealing with growth and poverty alleviation.
Uploaded by christinadianparmionova on 07/21/2012
Digital publication details: 312 pages.

Mid-term Evaluation Global Land Tool Network

A mid-term evaluation of the Global Land Tool Network (GLTN) was carried out to inform the planning and decision-making of the second phase of GLTN. The GLTN was launched in June 2006 with the goal of contributing to poverty alleviation and the Millennium Development Goals through land reform, improved land management and security of tenure. The Network is supported by a project implemented by UN-Habitat and funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and the Government of Norway. The evaluation found that the GLTN had made impressive progress in achieving its expected outcomes, given its limited staff base and the short time in which funding has been available to implement activities. Further efforts are now required to reach national governments and those designing land projects.
Uploaded by unhabitat on 03/26/2012
Digital publication details: 135 pages.
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