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The Living Standards Measurement Study was established by the World Bank in 1980 to explore ways of improving the type and quality of household data collected by government statistical offices in developing countries. The objectives of the LSMS were to develop new methods for monitoring progress in raising levels of living, to identify the consequences for households of current and proposed government policies, and to improve communications between survey statisticians, analysts, and policymakers.
-helps individuals to determine if the LSMS data can be useful for their purposes;
-provides users with actual data for analyses;
-provides a link to reports and research done using LSMS data;
-provides tools to managers who would like to design new surveys; and
-provides tools to help in analyses. ... [according to site editors' information]
"Deine Stimme gegen Armut" ist die deutsche Plattform des "Global Call to Action Against Poverty" (GCAP), eine internationale Kampagne, die sich für ein Ende der Armut einsetzt. In Deutschland setzen sich unter dem Titel der Bundesverband entwicklungspolitischer Nichtregierungsorganisationen (NRO) in Zusammenarbeit mit Herbert Grönemeyer und befreundeten Fachleuten aus der PR- und Medienbranche öffentlich für eine Umsetzung der Millenniumsziele durch die Bundesregierung ein. ... [gemäß den Informationen des Anbieters]
Le site du Secrétariat Permanent pour la Stratégie de Réduction de la Pauvreté (SP/SRP) propose une multitude de documents en rapport avec la stratégie contre la pauvreté. [rédaction ilissAfrica]
Le site de l'ANSD donne accès à une multitude de ressources et documentations statistiques. Un certain nombre de documents concernant la Stratégie de Réduction de la Pauvreté (SRP) sont aussi téléchargeables. [rédaction ilissAfrica]
The site provides key information about the Tanzania's national development strategy known as MKUKUTA. MKUKUTA is a Kiswahili acronym for the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty. This strategy is the development framework for the current five year phase (2005-2010).
A number of poverty related documents is downloadable. ... [according to site editor's information]
This is an archived website.
The Chronic Poverty Research Centre (CPRC) was an international partnership of universities, research institutes and NGOs, which completed its ten-year programme in 2011. Its research has deepened understanding of the causes of chronic poverty, and provided analysis and policy guidance on the reduction of chronic poverty. The CPRC was funded by the UK Department for International Development. ... [according to site editor's information]
Working in partnership with the financial services industry the goal of the Trust is to significantly expand access to services among lower income households and smaller scale enterprises. FSD’s primary focus is developing the capacity of the financial services industry, working directly with a diverse range of financial institutions (at the micro level), business service providers and support institutions (at the meso level). ... [according to site editor's information]
The overall aim of the Trust is to provide greater access for more people to engage with the financial system throughout Tanzania. This objective ties in closely with Mkukuta and the Government's Second Generation Financial Sector Reform Programme. The Trust thus contributes to delivering many of the Government's poverty reduction strategies.
The FSDT has been established by donors: Canada, the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands and Denmark, in close collaboration with the Bank of Tanzania and the Government of Tanzania. ... [according to site editor's information]
Wahenga is a Swahili word that means "those who can be relied on to give sound advice".Wahenga is a non-profit organisation based in Africa, which focuses on strengthening livelihoods by fighting hunger, poverty and mitigating the impacts of climate change. Wahenga provides a range of technical and management services to governments, donors, development agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGOs), civil society more generally, political parties and the private sector.The thematic areas of expertise include: vulnerability assessment and analysis, information management, mapping and data management, livelihoods monitoring and evaluation, vulnerability and adaptation to climate change and resilience building, food and nutrition security, social protection, HIV/AIDS and Gender. ... [according to site editor's information]
PLAAS does research, policy engagement, teaching and training about the dynamics of chronic poverty and structural inequality in Southern Africa, with a particular emphasis on the key role of restructuring and contesting land holding and agro-food systems in the subcontinent and beyond. The focus is on the analysis of marginalised livelihoods in Southern Africa, especially of subsistence and smallholder farmers and farm workers, of coastal and inland artisanal fisheries and fishing communities; and of informal self employment in rural and urban areas. ... [According to site editor's information]