institutional context of rural poverty reduction in Uganda

decentralisation"s dual nature by James, Robert.

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  • Economic assistance, Domestic -- Uganda.,
  • Rural poor -- Uganda.,
  • Decentralization in government -- Uganda.

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StatementRobert James, Paul Francis, and Godfrey Ahabwe Pereza.
SeriesLADDER working paper ;, no. 2
ContributionsFrancis, Paul., Pereza, Turiho-Habwe Godfrey., Policies for Progress (Organization), IN Development (Organization), University of East Anglia. Overseas Development Group., Makerere University. Economic Policy Research Centre., University of East Anglia., Overseas Development Institute (London, England)
LC ClassificationsHC870.Z9 P6347 2001
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3737998M
LC Control Number2003406158

The Poverty Reduction Strategy (PRS) approach was initiated by the IMF and the World Bank in in the context of the Heavily Indebted Poor Countries (HIPC) Initiative, with countries preparing poverty reduction strategy papers (PRSPs) and annual progress reports (APRs) as a basis for poverty reduction. Uganda's Progress Towards Poverty Reduction during the last Decade // Is the Gap Between Leading and Lagging Areas Widening or Narrowing? "The paper has demonstrated that Uganda has continued to register significant reduction in poverty based on the data drawn from repeated cross-sectional household surveys, but at slower rates of. Poverty reduction has been generally slower in eastern and northern Uganda, two regions which have undergone 20 years of civil conflict. In , approximately 61% of the poor lived in these two zones and by , the number increased to 75%. Poverty Reduction Strategies The usefulnessof this book for a particular country context will depend on, among other things, .Arangeofothermaterialswillalso be available in the country, including the country’s own poverty diagnostics, sectoral and rural development strategies, national human development reports, situation assessments File Size: 4MB.

i Declaration Student number: I declare that POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGIES IN SOUTH AFRICA is my own work and that all the sources that have been used or quoted from have been acknowledged by means of complete references.   Progress in rural areas is hampered, poverty is the never ending story." Facts: Uganda gains The G8 played a crucial role in establishing the Global Fund to Fight Aids, TB and malaria. The PEAP notes that "[t]raditional skills and indigenous materials are often accessible to poor and disadvantaged groups, and as such form a potentially viable avenue for poverty-reduction." Ibid., In Uganda, most poor people live in rural areas where communities are still largely homogeneous and closely attached to their cultures. This book presents an overview of different institutional arrangements for tourism, biodiversity conservation and rural poverty reduction in eastern and southern Africa. These approaches range from conservancies in Namibia, community-based organizations in Botswana, conservation enterprises in Kenya, private game reserves in South Africa, to.

perceptions of poverty and deprivation in Uganda today based on an extended framework analysis of interview transcripts. Chapter 3 focuses on participants’ views on specific indica-tors of the ‘necessities of life’ – those items and activities that everyone in Uganda should be able to afford to have or do. Third, high poverty and persistent poverty are disproportionately found in rural areas. About one in six U.S. counties ( percent) had high poverty (poverty rates of 20 percent or higher) in Microfinance: the impacts of a poverty reduction approach and financial systems approach on poor rural households in Vietnam b y Ca rd i n L e l ca rd i n @p d x. e d u A n u n d e rg ra d u a t e h o n o rs t h e si s su b mi t t e d i n p a rt i a l f u l f i l l me n t o f t h e re q u i re me n t s f o r t h eAuthor: Cardin A. Le. The problem of rural poverty in Uganda has persisted despite the various efforts by the government to alleviate it and its continued existence has impacted negatively on the overall development efforts in the country. This study sought to investigate.

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The Institutional Context of Rural Poverty Reduction in Uganda: Decentralisation's Dual Nature by Robert James*, Paul Francis+ and Godfrey Ahabwe Pereza× Summary Uganda. Uganda, to provide appropriate contexts for rapid progress in rural poverty reduction. Uganda background Uganda is generally regarded as quite a success story of donors and the government working together to provide a macro environment conducive to economic growth and poverty reduction.

This paper reports the findings of research conducted in Uganda on the institutional context of rural livelihoods, and the factors that enable or disable the pursuit by individuals and families of paths out of rural poverty.

The Uganda study is one of a series of country studies arising from a regional research program centered on the links between broadscale policy initiatives for poverty reduction at the Cited by:   The Institutional Context of Rural Poverty Reduction in Uganda: Decentralisation's Dual Nature.

Rural Taxation and Poverty Reduction in Uganda Godfrey Bahiigwa Chronic Poverty and Life Histories of the Rural Poor Kate Bird Improving the Options for the Poor: Lessons from India Priya Deshingkar Attending to Village Level Poverty Traps in Poverty Reduction Strategies Brent Swallow Part Six: Macro-micro linkages in rural povery.

Tearfund’s pilot use of the QuIP in Uganda provided a rich body of evidence about their faith-based approach to rural poverty reduction. In its own publication (Tearfund, ) based on the findings, it picked out five positive drivers of change (faith, self-esteem, relationships, new knowledge, and local savings groups) and two negative.

The QuIP was conducted in four villages in the east and north of the country, where Tearfund had partnered with Pentecostal Assemblies of God (PAG) and Church of Uganda (CoU), respectively.

The case study illustrates the scope for combining faith-based and evidence-informed approaches to rural poverty reduction. For the authors, sustained rates of poverty reduction in rural China were a clear response to changes in the landholding structure beginning infrom collective large sized farms to smaller.

structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated external financing needs and major sources of financing. This country document for the Republic of Uganda, dated Marchis being made available on the IMF website by agreement with the member country as a service to users of the IMF website.

Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers (PRSPs) are prepared by member countries in broad consultation with stakeholders and development partners, including the staffs of the World Bank and the IMF.

Updated every three years with annual progress reports, they describe the country's macroeconomic, structural, and social policies in support of growth and poverty reduction, as well as associated.

Poverty focused policies for development and poverty reduction 10 Structural Adjustment Programmes (SAPs) and Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSs) 11 The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 12 Building capabilities 13 Pro-poor growth 14 Social protection 15 Inclusion, anti-discrimination and empowerment 16 5.

This book takes a new look at the urban poverty debate at a time when there is renewed interest in urban poverty and management from the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies. It brings together contributions from academics, practitioners and urban poverty specialists to present a multi-disciplinary approach to the debate, highlighting the need to link policy, institutional, and.

The Uganda Poverty Assessment Report Farms, cities and good fortune: assessing poverty reduction in Growth, not redistribution, drives poverty reduction in Uganda 45 | Demographic change, urbanization, Consumption of rural and urban migrants, before () and after ().

on hunger and poverty reduction will be won or lost in the rural areas of the developing countries. Globally, extreme poverty continues to be a rural phenomenon despite increasing urbanization. Of the world’s billion extremely poor people, 75 percent live in rural areas.

This cross-country overview draws on and synthesises material published in individual country papers [ Ellis and Bahiigwa, Ellis F Bahiigwa G Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction in Uganda World Development Vol, No.6 June [Google Scholar]; Ellis and Mdoe, Ellis F Mdoe N Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction in Cited by: Using district-level data for, andthe study estimated effects of different types of government expenditure on agricultural growth and rural poverty in Uganda.

Rural Livelihoods and Poverty Reduction Policies (Routledge Studies in Development Economics) | Frank Ellis | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. Livelihoods and Rural Poverty Reduction in Uganda Meanwhile rural families encounter an institutional context that is basically inimical to the expansion of monetary opportunities in rural.

Integrating rural development strategies into Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSPs) or other economic/development strategies and the empowerment of local rural communities. public-expenditure reforms were made to link up with poverty-reduction objectives through the MTEF created a favourable environment.

In this context Uganda scored a series of firsts with innovative data collection methods, and arrangements that, in a conducive political environment, enabled their results to influence policy. The rural poor encounter a public sector institutional context that is neutral or blocking rather than enabling for them to construct their own pathways out of poverty.

The PRSP process needs to address disjunctures between its macro-level goals and debilitating local-level institutional contexts, if real gains in rural poverty reduction are to be by: and poverty reduction; (ii) Improving the enabling environment including policies related to human and physical capital, access to finance, governance and institutions, and macroeconomic stability; (iii) Intensifying the poverty impact of integration policies by bringing a greater focus on tackling remoteness from markets at the sub-nationalFile Size: 6MB.

Poverty reduction has been for several years the overarching goal of the Bank Group and its Regional Member Countries (RMCs), which are now actively involved in promoting micro-finance as an important tool for poverty reduction.

The Uganda Poverty Alleviation Project (PAP) was the first of its kind to be financed by the African. Extreme poverty is defined as living on less than United States dollars (USD) purchasing power parity.

Uganda has made significant progress in eradicating poverty and achieved the first millennium development goal of halving the number of people in extreme poverty.

Uganda was listed as the 9th most successful country in Africa as regards poverty eradication. Forests, Livelihoods and Poverty alleviation: the case of Uganda, by, G. Shepherd, C.

Kazoora and D. Mueller. Forestry Policy and Institutions Working Paper No. Rome. Cover photo: Ankole Cattle of Uganda The designations employed and the presentation of material in this information product do. The report shows that high growth from to benefited poverty reduction.

Before turning in further detail to the key findings of the report, it is important to note that the analysis undertaken in this report is only possible because the Government of Uganda has invested in a high quality series of household surveys to document progress.

reduction in poverty and government’s commitment to promote ICT. The paper is organised as follows: The next section presents and discusses ICT policy and poverty in Uganda. Efforts are made to link up ICT and poverty alleviation in a Ugandan context.

Review of literature is presented in section three prior to discussing the data in section four. Rural poverty is often discussed in conjunction with spatial inequality, which in this context refers to the inequality between urban and rural areas. Both rural poverty and spatial inequality are global phenomena, but like poverty in general, there are higher rates of rural poverty in developing countries than in developed countries.

Eradicating rural poverty through effective policies and economic. Poverty in Rural South Africa 5 a) The Causes of Poverty – mapping the institutional landscape (i) Winners and losers in the transition from Apartheid (ii) Agrarian restructuring, rural development and land reform 5 5 8 b) North West Province 9 c) Madibogo (i) Differentiation and poverty (ii) How poor people respond to poverty 11 12 14 Size: KB.

POVERTY REDUCTION SUPPORT CREDIT (PRSC): UGANDA* I. Abstract The Poverty Reduction Support Credit (PRSC) is the World Bank’s quick-disbursing lending instrument for supporting the poverty reduction efforts of an eligible borrower country.1 Two annual PRSCs were approved for the Government of Uganda (GOU) in and.

This work was commissioned by the Rural Employment Team in the Gender, Equity and Rural Employment Division of the FAO. By applying key insights from UNRISD's flagship report, Combating Poverty and Inequality, to the specific case of Tanzania, the project aimed to improve understanding of the linkages between macroeconomic, labour market and social policies, and their .The national poverty rate fell by percentage points per year and the international extreme poverty rate fell by percentage points per year, the second fastest reduction in extreme poverty per year in Sub-Saharan Africa during this time.

Uganda’s poverty reduction since has coincided with a period of slower economic growth. Despite.Poverty and Uganda’s Macroeconomic growth •According to the UNHS data, the economy grew at % per annum between /02 - /09 (UBOS) and poverty declined from % in /03 to 31% in /06 and to 24% in / •The growth, while necessary for poverty reduction has created a disturbing parallelFile Size: KB.