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By Paul Steele, Neil Fernando, Maneka Weddikkara

?This booklet offers a superb framework to examine the event of a wide selection of profitable projects the world over and attracts consciousness to serious concerns that practitioners have to take into consideration while designing poverty aid interventions and scaling up.? invoice Tod, nearby MDG Adviser, SNV Asia ?With its extensive local assurance, and frank discussions of matters and difficulties encountered in designing initiatives that at once take on poverty, it will be a truly worthwhile reference e-book for NGOs, INGOs, and likewise for multilateral institutions.? Johanna Boestel, kingdom Economist, Asian improvement financial institution, Sri Lanka Resident undertaking we're now on the midpoint for reaching the Millennium improvement pursuits and the target of halving poverty via 2015. regardless of commendable efforts and lots more and plenty development, as much as 750 million individuals are nonetheless residing in absolute poverty. to boost those humans out of poverty, macro-economic regulations needs to be complemented via exact and native point poverty relief. This ebook seems to be at twenty of the main cutting edge case experiences of poverty aid and Millennium improvement objective localization from fifteen international locations - Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Paraguay, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Vietnam - protecting different concerns starting from housing and tourism to socio-economic empowerment of girls, medical insurance and markets for cattle produce. a few of the instances all started as small scale interventions via NGOs, donors or executive pilots yet now they're being scaled as much as shape a part of nationwide coverage or replicated throughout their respective international locations. but why do a little paintings whereas others don't? What are the hindrances and the way can they be conquer? And what classes and rules are there for replicating and scaling up poverty aid tasks around the globe? This publication tackles those questions and extra, and provides a wealth of data, facts and concepts for all practitioners and researchers operating to minimize poverty on the neighborhood point whereas aiming to accomplish an international effect. released with UNDP

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One Tambon One Product is another example of a successful PPP with a close partnership between the government, banks and entrepreneurs. In 2001, the Government of Thailand announced the establishment of the project to respond to the Five-year National Economic and Social Development Plan for poverty reduction. In the same year, the National Committee on Administration of the overview xxxiii One Tambon One Product Project, chaired by the Deputy Prime-Minister was established. Strategies and action plans for the project implementation were set up by the Prime-Minister’s Office.

These differences included views about the proper objectives of the programme. While WFP and BRAC emphasized the developmental aspects of the programme’s partnership, local government representatives tended to emphasize the food aid aspects, as distribution of government food aid is an important feature of the role of local politicians. Differences between partners over the purpose and management of the savings component and problems relating to leakage and corruption also emerged over time. These partnership challenges were addressed through the development of closer interaction and dialogue between partners, and initiatives to improve transparency in food grain distribution and savings management.

Food safety nets are a subset of social safety nets and aim to assure a minimum amount of food consumption and/or protect households against shocks to food consumption (FA0, 2003). As ADB (2007) defines, microfinance is the provision of a broad range of financial services such as deposits, loans, payment services, money transfers and insurance to poor and low-income households and their microenterprises. Microfinance can be a critical element of an effective poverty reduction strategy. 5 Dongier et al (2003) contend that so-called ‘community-driven development’ (CDD) gives control of decisions and resources to community groups.

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