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Rural poverty report 2011

Source(s):  International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

This report provides a coherent and comprehensive look at rural poverty, its global consequences and the prospects for eradicating it. It shows that climate change will have its greatest economic impact on poor rural people, particularly as extreme weather events increasingly degrade the natural resources base for agriculture. It features the need of poor rural people to manage the multiple risks they face, which constrains their ability to take up new opportunities, in agriculture and the non-farm economy alike. Throughout the report, emphasis is placed on the crucial role that policies, investments and good governance can play in reducing risk and helping poor rural people to better manage them as a way of opening up opportunities.

The overall report contains updated estimates by IFAD regarding how many rural poor people there are in the developing world, poverty rates in rural areas, and the percentage of poor people residing in rural areas.

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  • Rural poverty report 2011
  • Publication date 2010
  • Number of pages 317 p.
  • ISBN/ISSN 9789290722007

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