Human Development in South Asia 2006: Poverty in South Asia: Challenges and Responses
Oxford University Press, 2007 - Political Science - 212 pages
Mahbub ul Haq Human Development Centre's 2006 Report on poverty in South Asia underlines the imperative of focusing on alleviating poverty in order to sustain the current economic growth in the region.
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