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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.
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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.