Afghanistan and Poverty
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- The BLDS poverty collection
- Search for the latest poverty-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- My rights, my voice annual progress report 2012
- Oxfam, 2013
- My Rights, My Voice (MRMV) is an innovative three-year global programme, engaging marginalised children and youth in their rights to health and education services in eight countries. The belief behind the MRMV initiative is that child...
- Conflicted goals and practices between donors in Afghanistan is a problem that must be tackled
- A. Pain / Secure Livelihoods Research Consortium, 2012
- Afghanistan is a low-income country with conflicting cultures and rooted terrorism. This paper examines the current developmental context in Afghanistan, exploring the roles of national policies and external aids in that case. ...
- How Adaptive Social Protection can benefit the agricultural sector in south Asia
- A. Arnall; K. Oswald; M. Davies; T. Mitchell; C. Coirolo / Institute of Development Studies UK, 2010
- The concept of Adaptive Social Protection (ASP) refers to a series of measures which aims to build resilience of the poorest and most vulnerable people to climate change by combining elements of social protection (SP), disaster risk r...
- Recognising diverse livelihood strategies in framing opium poppy policy in Afghanistan
- D. Mansfield / World Bank, 2006
- The chapter takes the view that there is a need for policy makers and development practitioners to better recognise in their work the diversity that is so evident both among opium poppy cultivators and across rural Afghanistan. To do ...
- Is microcredit improving rural livelihoods in Afghanistan?
- Erna Andersen; Paula Kantor; Amanda Sim / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2009
- Afghanistans Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper aims to deliver microcredit to 800,000 households by the end of 2010. Both the government and donors assume that rural households do not have access to financial services and that mi...
- A plain language guide to poverty and poverty reduction in Afghanistan
- R. Purves / USA Agency for International Development, 2009
- Afghanistan is one of the poorest countries in the world: approximately 53 percent of the population live below the poverty line, the average literacy rate is 28 percent and life expectancy just 43 years. In addition, s...
- The determinants of child labour in Afghanistan
- A. Sim; M.L. Hoilund-Carlsen / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2009
- Child labour anywhere in the world potentially harms child development. In Afghanistan too, child labour prevails despite government regulation that mandates the minimum working age as 15 for non-hazardous work and 18 f...
- Factors influencing the decision to send children to work in Kabul
- P. Kantor; A. Hozyainova / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2008
- How do households decide whether to put children into work? This case study set in Kabul explores the processes through which poor households make decisions about whether or not to put children into work. By focusing on poor household...
- Afghanistan’s neglected urban poor households
- Jo Beall; Stefan Schütte / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- As Afghanistans urban population grows, poor households are denied basic services and forced to live in health-threatening environments. Government agencies must stop ignoring informal settlements, develop a pro-poor land policy...
- Reducing urban poverty in Afghanistan
- J. Beall; S. Schütte / Afghanistan Research and Evaluation Unit, 2006
- Poor urban households in Afghanistan are excluded from the most basic services and are forced to live day-to-day on unreliable income flows in often health-threatening environments. This paper explores the ground realities of urban po...