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Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation

Methodology and Applications (World Bank Regional and Sectoral Studies)

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Published by World Bank Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mathematical Geography,
  • Political Science,
  • Sociology,
  • Poverty,
  • Public Affairs & Administration,
  • Data processing,
  • Developing countries,
  • Geographic information systems,
  • Mathematical models

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsDavid Bigman (Editor), Hippolyte Fofack (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11416662M
    ISBN 100821346253
    ISBN 109780821346259

    Global Poverty Alleviation: A Case Book (The International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics Book Series 3) - Kindle edition by Albert, Pauline J., Werhane, Patricia, Rolph, Tim. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Global Poverty Alleviation: A Case Book Price: $ National Economic development is central to success in poverty alleviation. But poverty is an outcome of more than economic processes. It is an outcome of economic, social and political processes. To attack poverty requires action at local, national and global levels.   Background. The fight against poverty remains a universal concern [].In most developing countries, poverty issues are mainly addressed with regard to the implementation of national strategic plans for poverty alleviation [].In the s, definitions of poverty focused mainly on income [] and were often based on a comparison of individuals’ income and Cited by: 5. EThekwini Municipality through this programme establishes co-operatives as part of its poverty alleviation strategy. These co-operatives are constituted by indigent people ranging from 12 to 35 per group. Poverty Alleviation Office is responsible for training of both administrators and members of co-operatives.


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Geographical targeting for poverty alleviation: an introduction to the special issue (English) Abstract. In the face of rising public deficits and shrinking public resources, geographical targeting may be a viable way to allocate resources for poverty alleviation in developing by: Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: An Introduction to the Special Issue Article in The World Bank Economic Review 14(1) February with.

This article, and more generally the symposium on geographical targeting for poverty alleviation, proposes several techniques for augmenting data to produce more detailed poverty maps. It focuses on practical considerations in the design of Cited by: This report presents alternative methods of geographical targeting aimed at improving the living standards of the poor, and carefully evaluates their effect on social welfare and their implications for public resource allocation.

Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: Methodology and Applications. Published: October ISBN: ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Contents: Geographical targeting and GIS: an overview. The general principles of geographical targeting have been thoroughly re-searched and discussed in the economic literature.

This introduction offers a practical guide for using geographical targeting to place poverty alleviation pro-grams and an overview of the questions that are central to selecting targeting criteria. Get this from a library. Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: Methodology and Applications.

[David Bigman; Hippolyte Fofack;] -- many developing countries, there are large differences in economic conditions and the standard of living between regions, and even between communities within the same region.

In many. Geographical targeting for poverty alleviation: methodology and applications (English) Abstract. During the past decade, the need for effective targeted programs that provide significant support to the poor within tightening budget constraints has become more apparent than by: Community Targeting for Poverty Reduction: Lessons from Developing Countries Moeed Yusuf Abstract This paper analyzes the efficacy of the community-based targeting approach as a means of identifying the poor in anti-poverty programs.

It examines the performance of 30 community-targeted programs in developing countries. In the face of rising public deficits and shrinking public resources, geographical targeting may be a viable way to allocate resources for poverty alleviation in developing countries. Efficiency can be increased and leakage to the non poor reduced substantially by targeting increasingly smaller areas.

This article, and more generally the symposium on geographical targeting for poverty. Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: Methodology and Applications Food Security in Sub-Saharan Africa CD-ROM: Food and Nutrition Library Confronting dietary energy supply with anthropometry in the assessment of undernutrition prevalence at the level of countries Global Information and Early Warning System (GIEWS) Brochure.

In the face of rising public deficits and shrinking public resources, geographical targeting may be a viable way to allocate resources for poverty alleviation in developing countries. Efficiency can be increased and leakage to the non-poor reduced substantially by targeting increasingly smaller areas.

The paper, and more generally the symposium on geographical targeting for poverty Cited by: Geographical targeting for poverty alleviation employs a variety of techniques, such as database, and geographic information systems to construct poverty maps.

References [ edit ] ^ Nawar, Abdel-Hameed () "From Marina to Kom-Ombo: A Note on Poverty in Egypt," Cairo University, manuscript, August. Poverty alleviation through geographic targeting: Governments often exploit geographic variability in the design of targeting schemes: poverty may be more concentrated in some areas of a country than others and most countries have an administrative structure that operates at the sub-national level.

Resources aimed at poverty reduction can Cited by: Simulations indicate that in both andgeographic targeting for poverty alleviation improves upon a uniform lump-sum transfer and this becomes more evident the more spatially. indicate that a useful way forward might be to combine fine geographic targeting using a poverty map with within-community targeting mechanisms.

Key Words: Targeting, Poverty, Poverty Maps. JEL Classification Numbers: C15, I32, H 1 Elbers is at the Free University, Amsterdam and Tinbergen Institute Amsterdam, Fujii is at SingaporeFile Size: KB.

Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.

Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of.

Narrow geographical targeting of poverty alleviation programs can improve their coverage, reduce the leakage to the non-poor and the program costs.

In India, by narrowing the target area from the level of states to districts, the size of the population in each target area is reduced from 40 to 2 million, thus supplying the information for more Cited by: Targeting And Poverty Alleviation Essay Sample.

To what extent is targeting the most effective way of alleviating poverty in the context of limited state resources. Weiss () defines poverty targeting as the “use of policy instruments to channel resources to a target group identified below an agreed national poverty line”.

Downloadable. This mapping approach aims to make the marginalized and poor visible by identifying areas with difficult biophysical and socio-economic conditions. Mapping using different data sources and data types gives deeper insight into possible causal interlinkages and offers the opportunity for comprehensive analysis.

The maps highlight areas where different dimensions. Bigman, D. and P. Srinivasan (): “Geographical Targeting of Poverty Alleviation Programs: Methodology and Applications in Rural India,” Journal of.

Poverty has a geographic dimension. Geography, particularly the physical environment, plays a significant bearing on the state of poverty particularly in developing countries.

However, this Cited by: The poverty alleviation programmes in India can be categorized based on whether it is targeted either for rural areas or for urban areas in the country.

Most of the programmes are designed to target the rural poverty as prevalence of poverty is high in rural areas. Also targeting poverty is a great challenging in rural areas due to various geographic and infrastructure limitations.

Successful Targeting. Reporting Efficiency and Costs in Targeted Poverty Alleviation Programmes Alexander Peyre Dutrey Social Policy and Development Programme Paper Number 35 November United Nations Research Institute for Social Size: KB.

The success of Chinese poverty alleviation serves as a valuable experience for the whole world. Besides personalized anti-poverty plans for each person, the nation's targeted poverty alleviation efforts also include various arrangements to create work opportunities and give people job training, turning the anti-poverty mode from "blood.

xii Targeting Efficiency of Poverty Reduction Programs in Pakistan During the last 3 years, pro-poor expenditure has risen sharply, from % of gross domestic product (GDP) in the fiscal year (FY) to % in FY and % in FY However, pro-poor sectors for these.

2 Introduction Poverty targeting, defined as the use of policy instruments to channel resources to a target group identified below an agreed national poverty line, is used by all governments.

Poverty alleviation programs in Kenya have a problem. Randomized controlled trials are showing that direct cash transfers to poor families are effective in helping them out of poverty, and hundreds of millions of dollars have been allocated for this purpose.

The problem is to identify the families who would most benefit. For this project, the Data Impact Lab is partnering with. The relationship between growth and poverty lies at the heart of development economics.

While many see aggregate growth as both necessary and sufficient for reducing poverty, and consequently focus their efforts on achieving the desired macroeconomic outcomes, others stress that the benefits from growth may not be evenly spread. Critics of globalization often point out.

Poverty causes lifelong damage to children’s minds and bodies, turning them into adults who perpetuate the cycle of poverty by transmitting it to their children. This is why poverty reduction must begin with the protection and realization of the human rights of children.

Investments in children are the best guarantee for achieving. Poverty alleviation programs in India are presently; Geographical targeting that determines the place of; Geographical targeting for poverty alleviation.

The Challenges of Poverty Reduction; Preview of the Impact and Effectiveness of Poverty-Alleviation Programs 8. The first and foremost feature of PPA is its targeting precision. In the literatures of poverty alleviation, the concept of targeted poverty alleviation is not new; however, “target” is usually used in the context of “geographical targeting” or “group targeting (categorical targeting)” and rarely used at individual : Liu Xianghui.

Poverty alleviation aims to improve the quality of life for those people currently living in poverty. Another term that is often used is poverty reduction. Innovation Leads Poverty Alleviation. Rudy De Waele, CEO of Nyota Media, a growth agency for entrepreneurs and start-ups in Africa, recently gave a speech at the Mobile Innovations at the.

Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable Development. Author: Dr Eureta Rosenberg (Article Type: Opinion) Looking after the environment and looking after destitute people go hand in hand – a point that the idea of sustainable development is meant to convey.

The paper analyses Nigeria s past poverty alleviation measures as well as assessing the reasons for their inability to achieve set goals and targets. It is also aimed at formulating a framework for building and implementing future poverty alleviation strategies in Nigeria.

The paper. Poverty Alleviation Introduction. Poverty alleviation is the first and most important single greatest challenge which the world faces today. It is a subject that many least developed countries and developing countries have been grappling with for a long time.

Editor’s Note: Today we continue our series of excerpts from IFWE’s book, For the Least of These: A Biblical Answer to Poverty, released in early In this post, Dr. Glenn Sunshine concludes his discussion of poverty by explaining four key principles of poverty relief and how they contribute to human flourishing.

Global Poverty Alleviation: A Case Book: A Case Book (The International Society of Business, Economics, and Ethics Book Series) th Edition by Pauline J. Albert (Editor), Patricia Werhane (Editor), Tim Rolph (Editor) & 0 moreFormat: Paperback.

Geographical Targeting for Poverty Alleviation: Methodology and Applications. Bigman, David, and Hippolyte Fofack, ed. Washington D.C.: The World Bank, “Household Overcrowding and Meningococcal Disease in Children.” Map.

ESRI Map Book Gallery. 1 December poverty and social exclusion. Introduction For the first time in a generation, poverty alleviation is at the center of the policy agenda.

Not since the US War on Poverty of the s has it had such a high profile in the industrialized world; and never has it been so central to the agendas of theFile Size: KB. SAARC Plan of Action on Poverty Alleviation had been developed and implemented.

Annual reporting and assessing of the progress is done through Ministerial Meeting. Secretariat has brought out publications called the Regional Poverty Profile (RPP) until Member States have decided to replace the publication of the Regional Poverty.distribution of poverty in instances where detailed census data are not available (see Section 1).

A paper describing the methodology and results was published by the World Bank (Bigman et al. ) and included in a book on geographic targeting for poverty alleviation (Bigman and Fofack ). In addition, a workshop was organized by David.ADVERTISEMENTS: Alleviating Poverty: Essay on Alleviating Poverty!

For tackling the problem of poverty and unemployment, the first requirement is to put a stern check on the rate of growth of population along with the illegal influx of population from the neighbouring countries.

Explosion of population indirectly has put a great strain on India’s economy and, [ ].