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Description - Development Planning and Poverty Reduction by David Potts

The stated aim of much development assistance is the reduction of poverty. This book examines how development interventions might be more effectively targeted to achieve this aim. Part One provides an overview of planning for poverty reduction, and evidence on the extent and causes of poverty. Part Two examines participatory approaches to development planning. Part Three assesses macro-economic strategies and programmes for poverty reduction. Part Four concludes with a microeconomic analysis of the distribution of benefits from investment projects.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333970171
ISBN-10: 0333970179
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 287
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 10-Jun-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David Potts

DAVID POTTS is Senior Lecturer at the Bradford Centre for International Development. He has taught extensively on postgraduates and post-experience courses, particularly in the field of project appraisal. He spent six years working as an economist in Tanzania and has worked in fourteen other countries throughout the world. - PATRICK RYAN is currently Head of Bradford Centre for International Development. His research interests include microfinance and small enterprise development, project cycle management, including investment appraisal, financial analysis and the effectiveness of development aid. - ANNA TONER is a Research Assistant at Bradford Centre for International Development, specialising in sustainable livelihoods, community-based planning and the management of development interventions. She is undertaking a PhD exploring the 'place' of development interventions in people's lives and the impact that they have on poverty and social inclusion. -