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Published by World Bank in Washington, DC .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Africa

Subjects:

  • Economic assistance -- Africa -- Case studies.,
  • Poverty -- Africa -- Case studies.,
  • Economic development projects -- Africa -- Case studies.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Louise Fox, Robert Liebenthal.
GenreCase studies.
ContributionsFox, M. Louise., Liebenthal, Robert., World Bank.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 P6318 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3422100M
ISBN 100821363220
ISBN 109780821363225
LC Control Number2005043453

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POVERTY IN AFRICA - THE INDICATORS. According to the World Bank, the International Poverty Line refers to those who have less than US dollars a day to live, and thus live on the very edge of United Nations Development Program (UNDP) sets various indicators in its Human Development Ind ex (HDI) to measure poverty in Africa and all other countries in the world. 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.   (Archived document, may contain errors) Octo SEEKING THE CAUSES OF AFRICA'S POVERTY Morris B. Goldman, M. Olin Fellow INTRODUCIION receiving massive foreign aid increases. Poverty. poverty Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money.[1] Absolute poverty or destitution refers 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.