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Rural poverty alleviation in Sri Lanka

W. A. A. S. Peiris

Rural poverty alleviation in Sri Lanka

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Published by Food and AgricultureOrganization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


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Statementby W.A.A.S. Peiris and Dixon Nilaweera.
SeriesRural poverty series -- no.16, WCARRD follow-up programme
ContributionsNilaweera, Dixon.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22677081M


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Topics covered include the experiences of the Commonwealth, 30 years of the World Food Programme and others. Country experiences and popular responses are analyzed for India, Sri Lanka, Uganda and Bangladesh. Book Description: This is a collection of essays on the subject of rural poverty alleviation.

Downloadable (with restrictions). This study examines the level of poverty and NGOs' poverty alleviation efforts in the context of rural Sri Lanka with an emphasis on the impact of poverty alleviation programmes implemented by ten NGOs in 15 villages in Vavuniya District.

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Planning for Poverty Alleviation through Rural Development in India. Sri Lanka has been able to achieve and maintain social indicators which are unusually high relative to the level of its per capita income and economic development.

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From rural to urban-rural integration: China's post poverty alleviation vision and strategic priorities [In Chinese]. The reader of this book will find it concise, with a clearly defined research methodology and findings, and easy to understand.

Benefiting of recent statistical data and practical experience from various countries around the world, the findings and conclusions might Rural poverty alleviation in Sri Lanka book helpful to academia and policy makers to find better answers to poverty and Author: Gabriel Ilie Staicu.

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This report presents information on the credit constraints that poor rural households face in nine countries of Asia and Africa (Bangladesh, Cameroon, China. The Department of Socialogy at Peradeniya is the largest and the best-known Sociology Department in the University system in Sri Lanka.

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The civil war lasted for around 27 years, which finally concluded in In Sri Lanka, 74% consists of Singhalese and 26% consists of Tamils. Even though the. Most of the research studies on food security, including Sri Lankan food security studies, focused on the macro-level aspects of poverty and food security.

These macro-level studies may not be able to specify the link between poverty and food security at the regional or household level, which is necessary in order to design policies to improve food security in the rural : R. Widanage. Poverty in Sri Lanka Last updated Octo Sri Lanka's life expectancy and literacy rate are nearly on par with those of developed countries, and even top [vague] the rankings for the South Asia region.

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The COVID pandemic will hit South Asia very hard and the significant gains made in poverty alleviation in the region are likely to be wiped out, the report warned.

Impact of Microfinance on Poverty Reduction: Evidence from Sri Lanka H.M.W.A. Herath Department of Economics and Statistics, Faculty of Arts University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka Abstract The discourse on impact of microfinance (MF) has been divided between those who see it as an effective and powerful tool for poverty reduction and others who areFile Size: KB.

This book chapter was originally published as Coorey, A, An examination of poverty in South Asia with special reference to Sri Lanka, in Tisdell, C (ed), Poverty, Poverty Alleviation and Social Disadvantage, Analysis Case Studies and Policies, Serials Publications, New Delhi,  Chapter 2: The progressive participation of rural producer organizations in the policy debate: lessons from the experience of West Africa; Chapter 3: Cooperatives in rural development and poverty alleviation; Chapter 4: Smallholder organization through farmer (producer) companies for modern markets: experiences of Sri Lanka and IndiaAuthor: Sukhpal Singh.

Papers are presented from the Seminar on Rural Poverty Alleviation, organized by the Asian Productivity Organization held in in Iran. The objectives of the seminar were to: review and assess the past programmes for rural poverty alleviation in member countries; suggest possible measures for formulating policies and programmes for alleviating rural poverty; and exchange views and.

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Atapattu admits to finding poverty in Sri Lanka mainly in rural, urban, coastal and estate areas although it is considered a rural phenomenon in the country in the 10th chapter that also looks at how poverty is distributed on the island.

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Pearce and J. Morrison for the FAO Commodities and Trade Division, For an elaboration of these issues, see IFAD (), Rural Poverty Report the Challenge of Ending Rural Poverty, Rome.

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Fiscal Decentralization, Rural Development and Poverty Reduction: A Sri Lankan Perspective. Proceedings of International Seminar on Monetary and Fiscal Policy and Poverty and Public Policy, organised by Institute for Social and Economic Change, 17–18 JanuaryBangalore, India.

A Case Book. Kumarian Press Inc. Connecticut, USA. Department of Census and Statistics. Sri Lanka Census of Agriculture, (Small Holding Sector). Matale District Report. Ministry of Plan Implementation. Colombo, Sri Lanka. Department of Census and Statistics.

Sri Lanka Census of Population and Housing, Matale District Report. Poverty alleviation through agricultural projects: report on a seminar held jointly by the Asian Development Bank, the Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific, and the Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, Page 75 | Emmanuel H.

D'Silva, Kaye Bysouth, Asian Development Bank, Center on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific. Poverty in Sri Lanka. Poverty Indicators / Official Poverty Line for Sri Lanka.

Updated District Official Poverty lines. Time Trend of Poverty Indicators Poverty Statistics by DS division. Poverty Statistics / Indicators for Sri Lanka.

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