Nicaragua 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
- From social safety net to social policy? The role of conditional Cash transfers in welfare state Development in Latin America
- F Bastagli / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2009
- Since the early 1990s, conditional cash transfers (CCTs) have been adopted by countries across Latin America as central elements of their poverty reduction strategies. CCTs share three components in common: a cash transfer, a targetin...
- Grassroots speakout on UN Women: outcome document
- Huairou Commission, 2011
- On March 2nd, grassroots women leaders from around the world voiced their key recommendations and experiences to Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of UN Women, Dr. Michelle Bachelet, and other representatives of UN Women ...
- The Millennium Development Goals: A Latin American and Caribbean Perspective
- H. Guzman; E. Espindola; R. Bajraj / United Nations [UN] Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, 2005
- This paper looks at the differences across countries in Latin American and Caribbean region in terms of their chances of attaining the Goals and, wherever possible, the differences between trends in various segments of the population ...
- Which is better - conditional or unconditional cash transfers?
- S. Devereux (ed) / Eldis Gateway to Development and Environment Information, 2009
- In response to the recent food crisis and global financial crisis, the G-20 countries and the World Bank announced increased spending on social protection programmes, including cash-based systems. Cash transfers are an increasingly po...
- When CCTs can't be sustained: Nicaragua's Red de Proteccion Social (RPS) programme
- C. Moore / International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, 2009
- Among the many conditional cash transfer programmes (CCTs) implemented in Latin America recently, Nicaragua’s Red de Proteccion Social (RPS) initiative, started in 2002, is widely considered to have been particularly succes...
- Looking beyond agriculture for the promotion of productive activities in rural areas
- A. Zezza; G. Carletto; B. Davis / Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2007
- An increasing number of empirical papers and reports have provided evidence that point to the importance of the rural non-farm (RNF) economy in developing countries. In parallel, the livelihoods approach, recognises that households us...
- How can agriculture be made to work for the poor?
- M. Prowse; A. Chimhowu / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI, 2007
- This paper looks at the links between poverty, agriculture and land, reporting on panel data analysis in five countries – Vietnam, Uganda, India, Nicaragua and Ethiopia. It suggests that three ‘pillars’ can help to m...
- Each to their own – no household cooperation in urban Nicaragua
- Dennis Rodgers / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- Economists, anthropologists and others who study household dynamics tend to assume that people within a household will cooperate to fulfil the needs of that household. Most households are based on family groups and the predominant not...
- Conditional cash transfers for human development in Latin America and the Caribbean
- Sudhanshu Handa; Benjamin Davis / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- Conditional cash transfers have emerged as the dominant form of social welfare in Latin America and the Caribbean. Cash is transferred to poor families provided that they use health and educational resources. Despite programme success...
- Should donors give aid to developing country budgets?
- Stephen Lister; Rebecca Carter / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2007
- As donors seek to improve the effectiveness of aid, they have turned to delivering aid directly to developing country budgets. General budget support funds are used by recipient governments according to their own priorities. It is too...