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Out of poverty [electronic resource] : what works when traditional approaches fail / Paul Polak.

Author/Creator:
Polak, Paul.
Publication:
San Francisco, Calif. : Berrett-Koehler, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (249 p.)
Edition:
1st ed.
Series:
BK currents book.
A BK currents book
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Subjects:
Poverty.
International Development Enterprises.
Polak, Paul.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
System Details:
text file
Summary:
Exposes the top 3 things that we are doing wrong in our efforts to end the root causes of poverty. This book details solutions for what actually works in ending poverty.
Contents:
Introduction: learning to do the simple and obvious
Twelve steps to practical problem solving
The three great poverty eradication myths
It all starts with making more money
Design for the other 90 percent
From subsistence to new income
Affordable small-plot irrigation
A new agriculture for one-acre farms
Creating vibrant new markets that serve poor customers
Slums : the incubator for new income opportunities
Poverty and the planet
Taking action to end poverty
Bahadur and his family move out of poverty.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-217) and index.
ISBN:
1-282-29999-9
9786612299995
1-57675-548-7
OCLC:
476226482