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Poverty in rural Asia

Poverty in rural Asia

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Published by International Labour Organisation, Asian Employment Programme (ARTEP) in Bangkok .
Written in English

    Places:
  • South Asia,
  • South Asia.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural poor -- South Asia.,
    • South Asia -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      Statementedited by Azizur Rahman Khan, Eddy Lee.
      ContributionsKhan, Azizur Rahman., Lee, Eddy.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHN690.Z9 C6748 1984
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 276 p. ;
      Number of Pages276
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2698867M
      LC Control Number85915513

      According to World Bank’s report in , of the million extremely poor who live below the poverty line of US$ (HK$15) a day, about 33% live in South Asia and 9% live in East Asia and the Pacific. Poverty alleviation through agricultural projects: report on a seminar held jointly by the Asian Development Bank, the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, and the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, Page 75 | Emmanuel H. D'Silva, Kaye Bysouth, Asian Development Bank, Center on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, .

      1 OVERVIEW: RURAL POVERTY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: ISSUES, POLICIES AND CHALLENGES David Suttie, Global Engagement Specialist, IFAD Background: Inequality, poverty and disempowerment especially.   The head count ratio of poverty by the official poverty line, which is about 21% higher than the line that is set at USD per day ( PPP), has been reduced by 94% from to in rural China (figure 1).

      student in (see Table ), which is equivalent to 6% of the annual rural poverty line income for a family of persons. This cost represents a significant burden for poor familes and could lead them to keep their children out of school to avoid the Size: 1MB. Asia, the rates of decline are far slower for urban poverty than for rural poverty. Of the aggregate numbers of those lifted out of poverty, nearly 90 percent of them are rural poor, attesting to what is often perceived to be a trend where the processes of urbanization are said to be impacting rural poverty more than urban by: 9.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Poverty in rural Pakistan / M. Irfan & Rashid Amjad --Land, labour and the level of living in rural Bihar / Sudipto Mundle --Poverty and inequality: the case of Kerala / A.V.

Jose --Poverty and income distribution: the case of West Bengal / A.V. Jose --Poverty. Rural poverty constitutes the most important development challenge in many Asian developing economies, but much still remains unclear about the characteristics, causes and possible remedies of rural poverty.

This book, an outcome of an Asian Development Poverty in rural Asia book study on rural poverty, presents a collection of economic essays highlighting the major issues affecting rural poverty.

Reducing rural poverty in Asia provides evidence-based guidelines for policymakers in developing countries, fore researchers focusing on development problems, and for the international development assistance community in the continuing search for ways to effectively reduce poverty in the developing : Nurul Islam.

The chapters in the book explore how the spread of Green Revolution has triggered the subsequent transformation of rural economies. Many rural households in Asia have been able to move out of poverty in the presence of increasing scarcity of farmland initially by increasing rice income through the adoption of modern rice technology and gradually diversifying their income sources away from farm to Manufacturer: Routledge.

Strategies for Alleviating Poverty in Rural Asia. by R Islam (Author) Be the first to review this item. Poverty in rural Asia book all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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Although there is much interest in poverty reduction, there are few agreed upon strategies to effectively reduce poverty. In this new book, the editors have gathered together various evidences on poverty dynamics, based on panel data from the last few decades in the Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh and Tamil Nadu in India, compared with more recent data from sub-Saharan.

Rural poverty in South Asia. The book contains 18 essays assessing the various policies proposed and pursued to alleviate poverty in rural South Asia, specifically Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. After quantifying the extent of rural poverty, the book explains its variations over time and area, and among socioeconomic groups.

He mentioned that rural Asia is home to a large part of the world's poor who still live in poverty. From ADB's viewpoint, it is a realistic and achievable goal that the region become free of poverty.

In the past few years, the ADB increased its focus on poverty reduction. historical genesis of poverty and, very briefly, we look at the case of South Asia, the region which currently houses almost half of the officially defined poor in the world, and make an attempt to draw on the experience of Africa and Latin America as well.

The book covers a wide range of issues, including determinants and causes of poverty and its changes; consequences and impacts of poverty on human capital formation, growth and consumption; assessment of poverty strategies and policies; the role of government, NGOs and other institutions in poverty reduction; rural-urban migration and poverty; vulnerability to poverty; breakdown of poverty into chronic and transitory components; and a comparative study on poverty.

This book focuses on rural poverty and those countries in Asia with the largest number of chronically poor, including the two emerging superpowers of China and India, other countries of South Asia and the Mekong region as well as Indonesia and Philippines in Southeast by: 2. Alone, none of these theories provides an adequate explanation for persistent rural poverty.

The book reveals new directions in theory that should provide a firmer foundation for antipoverty programs and policies: Gender, race, and ethnicity must be explicitly integrated into explanations of poverty; local events and processes need to be linked Format: Paperback.

Rural Poverty & Well-Being. ERS research in this topic area focuses on the economic, social, spatial, temporal, and demographic factors that affect the poverty status of rural residents.

Child Nutrition Programs. ERS conducts research on USDA's child nutrition programs and their role in children's food security, diets, and well-being. Chinese statistics indicate a massive decline in the number of rural Chinese in absolute poverty from million in to 34 million in based on a national poverty line.

World Bank, (), using the international US$ 1 per day poverty line, reports a slightly more modest decline in poverty from to 97 million over the same by: Strategies for alleviating poverty in rural Asia. Dhaka: Bangladesh Institute of Development Studies ; Bangkok: International Labour Organisation, Asian Employment Programme (ARTEP), (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Rizwanul Islam; Bangladesh Institute of.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rural poverty in developing Asia. Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank, (OCoLC) Poverty and income distribution in Bangladesh / Mohiuddin Alamqir and Sadiq Ahmed --Income distribution in India: a re-examination / Surjit S.

Bhalla and Prem Vashistha --Poverty in Pakistan: myth or reality. / by Shahid Javed Burki --Is Sri Lanka an exception?: a comparative study of living standards / Surjit S.

Bhalla --Trends in. The main reasons for East Asia’s success include a move toward adoption of export-led growth, improvement of human capital through adult literacy and technical education, increased provision of health facilities, and land r factor is the comparative stability of its governments, although many are authoritarian.

In contrast, the South Asian countries pursued government-led. Discrimination and economic inequality against the Rural Thai by the wealthy urban elites in Thailand is a major factor in instigating protests and political turmoil in the nation, according to a recently released report.

The study by the Asia Foundation focused on Isan, the region of northeastern Thailand that is populous but poor, and feels left behind by the thriving people in the rest of. This book is first in a series of a three-volume publication on the environments of the poor, and contains selected papers on Southeast Asia, East Asia, and the Pacific from a conference organized in by ADB, in cooperation with various development partners and think tank institutes in Asia.

The book introduces a spatial approach to poverty. Top 10 novels on rural America it is about siblings bonding together to survive their poverty and their pain, in a place that is about to turn against them, swiftly and furiously and for ever.Rural poverty can be considered as another dimension, since poverty tends to be higher in rural areas and presents different characteristics.

Several possible causes have been discussed over the Author: Minh Quang Dao.