Zambia and Poverty
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Content from selected partners can be found by following the relevant links in the central panel below - or check out our editor's selection of the best sector specific information from other websites.
- The BLDS poverty collection
- Search for the latest poverty-related print documents on this country from the British Library for Development Studies collection
- Transport and environment in sub-Saharan Africa
- G. Haq / Transport and Environment Science Technology Network, 2012
- Transport policies in sub-Saharan Africa are of critical importance to the delivery of sustainable cities, healthy citizens, poverty eradication and achievement of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).This report provides an introd...
- Assessment of wellbeing in Zambia
- S. White (ed); S. Gaines (ed); S. Jha (ed); N. Marshall; E. Graveling / Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2012
- This report sets out the 'pre-story' of the Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways research partnership's approach to wellbeing assessment and highlights findings that in Zambia, while economic status makes the greatest difference to inn...
- Living on a Spike
- N Hossain / Oxfam, 2011
- The human face of global food price rises is often missing amongst the abstract discussions of macro-economic trends and global food price indices. In order to understand the impact of the rise in global food prices through much of 20...
- How to assess wellbeing
- Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways, University of Bath, 2011
- Wellbeing is experienced when people have what they need for life to be good. This briefing introduces the model of wellbeing assessment being developed and applied by Wellbeing and Poverty Pathways in its three-year research project ...
- How is Brazil’s Bolsa-Familia programme relevant for the Southern African Development Community
- R. Maharaj; K. Town / Wahenga, Regional Hunger and Vulnerability Programme, 2007
- Given the recent interest in South Africa for developing a basic income grant, it is useful to study successful examples of social grant implementation to ascertain the challenges and opportunities associated with such a system. This ...
- A simple and cost-effective pension system in that could be scaled up to national level
- C. Knox / HelpAge International, 2009
- The Government of Zambia, via its Ministry of Community Development and Social Services (MCDSS), has been running a set of pilot cash transfers to test which could best form the basis of a national social protection system. The pilot ...
- Making politics work to reduce extreme forms of poverty
- Sam Hickey / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2009
- There is a growing recognition of the importance of politics in shaping poverty reduction efforts in developing countries. But current development thinking and practice may be failing the poorest groups. What forms of politics lead to...
- Improving women’s control over agriculture halts famine in Southern Africa
- Andrew J. E. Charman / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2009
- Southern Africa suffered severe drought in 2001 and 2002. In some areas food aid took a year to arrive. But, whilst hunger did occur, the predicted severe famine did not. Women played an important role in preventing starvation. ...
- How to create pension systems in a region where so many are still in the informal sector
- F. Stewart; J. Yermo / Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, 2009
- In sub-Saharan Africa less than 10% of the older population has a contributory pension. This paper discusses why the development of pension systems is important for the African region. It also looks at the current pension arrangements...
- Development policy to meet children’s needs for prevention and protection in HIV and AIDS
- Alex de Waal; Jerker Edström; Masuma Mamdani / id21 Development Research Reporting Service, 2009
- Global AIDS policy has focused on treatment and prevention amongst adults. International development strategies have focused on poverty reduction and economic growth. New debates such as those over whether money should be inves...
- Civil Society for Poverty Reduction, Zambia (CSPR)
- Enhancing civil society participation in Zambia's poverty reduction