Rural poverty in developing countries: implications for public policy
International Monetary Fund, Mar 14, 2001 - Social Science - 15 pages
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.
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Rural Poverty in Developing Countries: Implications for Public Policy
Mahmood Hasan Khan
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