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Rural Poverty in Developing Countries [electronic resource] : Implications for Public Policy, Khan, Mahmood Hasan.

Author/Creator:
Khan, Mahmood Hasan.
Publication:
Washington, D.C. : International Monetary Fund, 2002.
Series:
IMF eLibrary
Economic Issues; Economic Issues No. 26.
Economic Issues; Economic Issues No. 26
Format/Description:
Government document
Book
1 online resource (21 p.)
Local subjects:
Agricultural exports.
Agricultural growth.
Agricultural land.
Agricultural production.
Agricultural products.
Basic education.
Basic health care.
Developed countries.
Food crops.
Food prices.
Food programs.
Food rations.
Food shortages.
Food subsidies.
Health care.
Landless households.
Literacy.
Paper.
Poverty.
Rural poverty.
Rural women.
Sharecropping.
Social policies.
Staple foods.
Summary:
Reviews causes of poverty in rural areas and presents a policy framework for reducing rural poverty, including through land reform, public works programs, access to credit, physical and social infrastructure, subsidies, and transfer of technology. Identifies key elements for drafting a policy to reduce rural poverty.
Notes:
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Khan, Mahmood Hasan.
Other format:
Print Version:
ISBN:
1589060105:
9781589060104
ISSN:
1020-8399
Publisher Number:
10.5089/9781589060104.051
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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