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Title:
Poverty eradication : where stands Africa?
Author:
Kankwenda Mbaya.
Publication Information:
London : Economica, 2000.
Physical Description:
viii, 444 pages ; 26 cm
General Note:
"United Nations Development Programme, UNDP."
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9781902282084
Format :
Book

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Central Library HC800.Z9 P6264 2000 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area
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Summary

The eradication of poverty has become an overreaching goal of international action and the work of the United Nations, which declared 1997-2006 the first "Decade for the Eradication of Poverty." The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has made poverty eradication its essential priority in the pursuit of "sustainable human development." This book examines in detail poverty reduction policies and strategies and outlines a new methodological approach to the process of designing national poverty reduction strategies in Africa. It also endeavors to define the roles of the various national stockholders and external partners, such as UNDP. Mbaya Kankwenda is the United Nations resident coordinator on operational activities for development and UNDP. Luc-Jo#65533;l Gregoire is principal economist at UNDP. Hugues Legros is a program officer / economist at the UNDP. Harouna Ouedraogo is assistant resident representative / economist at the UNDP. Copublished with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)


Author Notes

Mbaya Kankwenda is the Executive Director of the Canadian Institute for Development research and Strategic Studies on Africa, based in Montreal, prior to that he headed the Congolese Institute for Development Research and Strategic Studies. He a


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