Elements of a medium-term research programme on poverty, livelihood, and employment
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Published by Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit in Ausspannplatz, Windhoek, Namibia .
Written in English



  • Namibia.


  • Poverty -- Namibia.,
  • Unemployment -- Namibia.,
  • Cost and standard of living -- Namibia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementDirk Hansohm, Daniel Motinga, Wolfgang Werner.
SeriesNEPRU research report,, no. 23
ContributionsMotinga, Daniel J., Werner, Wolfgang., Namibian Economic Policy Research Unit.
LC ClassificationsHC940.Z9 P617 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 42 p. ;
Number of Pages42
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3985867M
LC Control Number2001314381

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Poverty causes lifelong damage to children’s minds and bodies, turning them into adults who perpetuate the cycle of poverty by transmitting it to their children. This is why poverty reduction must begin with the protection and realization of the human rights of children. Investments in . This includes five elements: Baseline and endline surveys in the program areas - A longitudinal study on livelihoods, nutrition and resilience - A pastoralism learning for advocacy program.   The inpu t-output-outcome elements of the livelihoods framework were of course easily recognised by economis ts, and were amenable to quantitative analysis and Author: Ian Scoones. As researchers increasingly interrogated poverty and vulnerability to unpack the complexity of urban livelihood strategies, there emerged the idea of "sustainable livelihoods" which rose to.

diversi ed livelihood strategies and related risks and trade-offs. A review of value chain methodologies and case studies (see, for example, Kula et al., ; T anburn and Sen, ) shows that the. (MDGs). The first MDG focuses on the eradication of poverty and hunger. Following the widespread conviction that poverty can only be reduced if people have decent and productive jobs, a new target was added under MDG 1 in achieving full and productive employment and decent work for all, including women and young people. The United Nations. comparative research on poverty, livelihoods and social differentiation in North West Province and the Free State, South Africa. I should like to thank Ben Mosiane and Nancy Moilwa, of the University of the North West, who assisted me in the research, and staff at . others. Poverty the study revealed is also caused by cultural and structural factors. The poor lacks the capacity to influence social processes, public policy, and resources allocation. Poor people are also said to lack access to relevant skills and knowledge, education and personal development that could improve their livelihoods. The.

A vast body of psychological research documents poverty’s detrimental effects on life chances, health, and well -being across the lifespan. Additionally, social psychological research provides insight into class -based stigma, stereotyping, and discrimination. Perhaps, most importantly, psychological research .   Through the selection of variables, we have tried to identify those elements necessary to capture each type of the five capitals identified within the livelihood framework (i.e. natural, physical, human, social and financial capital), in addition to variables accounting for regional differences and aggregate incomes and expenditures. poverty measurement worldwide and sketches a road to improving country practices while achieving greater comparability within and across countries. It is hoped that this book will serve as the basis for formulating national, regional and international statistical programs to strengthen the capacity in member countries to collect and analyze data. Limited livelihood opportunities 5 3. The political-economy drivers and maintainers of poverty in SSA 6 CPRC Chronic Poverty Research Centre CRS Creditor Reporting System DAC Development Assistance Committee (of the OECD) more indirectly – to reduce poverty. Both elements are essential for poverty reduction: no substantial and.