Rena, Ravinder (2006): TRENDS AND DETERMINANTS OF POVERTY IN THE HORN OF AFRICA - SOME IMPLICATIONS. Published in: Indian Journal of Social Development – An International Journal , Vol. 7, No. 1 (15. June 2007): pp. 65-77.
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The poverty problem is chronic in the Horn of Africa. Majority of the people in the region are suffering from this problem. There are numerous factors that cause poverty in the region. The challenge of poverty reduction in the Horn should therefore address the poverty reduction issues at national, provincial and local levels. A brief survey of literature has been made to enable us understand some theories and models that are related to poverty reduction in the developing economies. This paper delves the incidence of poverty in the Horn of Africa region. It identifies the major threats and challenges of the poverty. It highlights different factors that cause the poverty and provides some implications to minimize the poverty levels in the Horn region.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||TRENDS AND DETERMINANTS OF POVERTY IN THE HORN OF AFRICA - SOME IMPLICATIONS|
|Keywords:||Poverty, Horn of Africa, Challenges, Sustainable Development, Drought, Pastoralists|
|Subjects:||O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O5 - Economywide Country Studies > O55 - Africa
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I1 - Health > I12 - Health Behavior
O - Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O13 - Agriculture ; Natural Resources ; Energy ; Environment ; Other Primary Products
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I3 - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty > I32 - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
|Depositing User:||Ravinder Rena|
|Date Deposited:||16. Oct 2008 14:52|
|Last Modified:||20. May 2015 23:16|
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