In the recent years, an extensive body of literature has emerged on the definition, measurement and analyzing of urban poverty this paper provides a meaning and understanding for the term urban poverty and explores the concept of urban poverty, vulnerability, and urban poverty dynamics that underpin this meaning. Development literature, both in terms of publications and policy debates the emerging consensus would seem to be that aid does have a positive impact on growth but its effectiveness should be improved increased emphasis is being placed on poverty reduction in policy debates, and the international community has. 1309-05 a critical review of rural poverty literature: is there truly a rural effect in this article we provide a critical review of the literature on rurality and poverty3 we examine studies that spatial boundaries (that the processes affecting poverty reduction act at a different level of spatial aggregation than counties or. The purpose of this study is to review the literature on the relationship between information and communication technology (ict), small and medium enterprises (smes) and poverty reduction the first dimension looks at the role of ict use in smes the second dimension investigates how the use of icts by. It reviews literature relating to the context and content of city development strategies, approaches to development and urbanisation, theories of poverty, economic growth and poverty reduction, participation, governance and the responses to poverty of a range of national and international agencies 12 the urban context.
Working paper 227 communication of research for poverty reduction: a literature review ingie hovland october 2003 overseas development institute 111 westminster bridge road london se1 7jd uk. Financial sector development, economic growth, and poverty reduction: a literature review this paper reviews the theoretical and empirical literature on the role of financial sector development, with a view to deepening understanding of the rationale of development assistance to the financial sector of developing. Reducing vulnerability: from theory to practice with so many people living below or just above the poverty line, there remains significant potential for vulnerability analysis to be better employed in poverty reduction strategies to determine specific measures to break the cycle of poverty vulnerability and vulnerability analysis. Chapter 2 outlines a delimited literature review that emphasizes current and ongoing work in gender and poverty reduction, both locally and globally the focus of this chapter is to ground the analysis of this report in its gendered lens, and accentuates the key conceptual tools and vocabulary utilized in the analysis chapter.
Infrastructure and poverty alleviation cover note this document presents the results of a review of the literature on the poverty alleviation impact of increased access to infrastructure services in four sectors (energy, water and sanitation, information and communication technologies, and transportation) in the present. Enhance the understanding and knowledge of the effects of icts on poverty reduction and human development in africa in the context of this research agenda, a literature review was commissioned in order to better understand what has already been learnt, outline key areas of contention and highlight those fields where.
Literature review on poverty and transport focuses transport policies' implications for poverty reduction posted by talyaenriquez on 23 october 2014 - 12:25am shanghai- 22 october 2014 the partnership on sustainable, low carbon transport together with united nations human settlements programme ( un-habitat). Summary findings of literature review on gender poverty reduction, and economic growth there are many channels or pathways through which gender equality, poverty reduc- tion, and economic growth are linked (for reviews of these transmission mechanisms, see klasen 2002 morrison, raju, and sinha 2007. Literature review islamic microfinance system and poverty alleviation in somaliland 6 chapter two literature review 21 poverty 211 introduction poverty prevalence dates back to the existence of human being poverty has occupied foremost place on human development agendas of.
This chapter reviews literature which is related to microfinance and poverty reduction the review looks at the primary studies of the influence of microfinance on reducing poverty 22 microfinance formal financial institutions typically do not provide financial services to the poor it also occurs in developing countries. This paper compares and contrasts rural livelihoods in uganda, kenya, tanzania and malawi, with a view to informing rural poverty reduction policies within poverty reduction strategy plans (prsps) low household incomes in rural areas of all countries are associated with low land and livestock holdings, high reliance.
Literature review on chronic and extreme poverty in bangladesh 3 literature review on rahman and hossain (1995) remind us, this is not a new challenge: poverty alleviation has been the priority development while the authors of the draft poverty reduction strategy paper for bangladesh (prsp), quoted above. Body of work analysing the wage impacts of education acquisition the review is divided into three parts firstly, we review literature on the poverty-reducing effect of education and training secondly, we discuss the benefits to children of improving adult outcomes thirdly, we discuss the costs and benefits of education and. Governance, institutions, growth and poverty reduction: a literature review from: department for international development this paper explores the linkages between governance, institutions, economic growth and poverty reduction, as presented in the academic literature abbreviated summary of the findings of this.