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How development strategies benefit the rural poor

How development strategies benefit the rural poor

analysis of country experiences of the WCARRD programme of action

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At head of title:WCARRD follow-up programme.

Statementedited by M.Riad ElGhonemy.
ContributionsEl Ghonemy, M.Riad., Food and Agriculture Organization. Human Resources, Institutions andAgrarian Reform Division.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14871200M

  A. Bebbington, in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, Rural development can be understood as the unfolding of capitalism in rural areas, and as that package of policy and project interventions that aim to foster socio-economic change and human improvement in rural areas. Some writing on ‘rural development’ thus addresses . A Critical Review of Rural Poverty Literature: Is There Truly a Rural Effect? Bruce Weber livelihood strategies–good jobs being more stable, well-paying, more benefits, greater flexibility, and so providing rich insight into the lives of the rural poor and the importance of place. Because such studies.

The author reviews the history and effects of the failed strategies of the s and s (for example, integrated rural development, single-crop development, agricultural credit projects, irrigation projects, and support for social and agricultural services) and . Targeting of development programs and allocation of and eligibility of funds from the programs and depends on how rural areas are classified. For example, targeting of assistance programs for education, access to medical services, poverty alleviation, and broadband expansion depends on the status of these services in an Size: 1MB.

4 According to the World Bank (), rural development is defined as “a strategy aiming at the improvement of economic and social living conditions, focusing on a specific group of poor people in a rural area. It assists the poorest group among the people living in rural areas to benefit from development”. The scope of “rural” areas File Size: 1MB. Rural Development: Principles, Policies and Management comprehensively addresses the basic concepts, elements, paradigms, determinants, policy instruments, strategies, programs, and management of.


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Get this from a library. How development strategies benefit the rural poor: WCARRD follow-up programme. [Mohamad Riad El Ghonemy; Food and Agriculture Organization of.

The vulnerabilities of the rural poor to the economic and financial crisis and to climate change and water shortage must be addressed. The success of sustainable rural development depends on, inter alia, developing and implementing comprehensive strategies for dealing with climate change, drought, desertification and natural disaster.

Development of rural areas has witnessed increasing attention globally, especially over the past three to four decades. The highpoint in the renewed global interest in the development of rural people and their environment was reached with the setting of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in the year All of the set goals are basically rural development goals.

With less Cited by: To present the scope and origins of rural development. (Section 1) To examine state intervention in the rural sector during the s – the green revolution, integrated rural development and ‘basic needs’ – and the lessons these provide for rural development policy in.

development discussions concerning poverty reduction. Despite this growth, as concluded in the recently completed Rural Asia Study, “rural financial markets in Asia are ill-prepared for the twenty-first century.”1 About 95 percent of some million poor households in the Asian and Pacific Region (the Region) still haveFile Size: KB.

Rural development (English) Abstract. Rural development is a strategy designed to improve the economic and social life of a specific group of people - the rural poor. It involves extending the benefits of development to the poorest among those who seek a.

The Strategies: Three distinct strategies for rural development may be identified: (i) Initially, in the s, policy-makers stressed maximisation of eco­nomic growth by stepping up investment assuming that the benefits arising out of it would ‘trickle down’.

Reaching the rural poor - a renewed strategy for rural development (English) Abstract "From Vision to Action", the Bank's previous rural development strategy launched inhad a decisive influence on global thinking - but disappointing results on the ground. The new IBRD/IDA strategy for rural development calls for raising the profile of the rural development effort, and extending Bank endeavours to reach the rural poor.

The new strategy has four distinct features: Focusing on the poor. The Bank is moving to holistic pro-poor rural development and the enhancement of returns to labour and land. Integrating rural development strategies into Poverty Reduction Strategies (PRSPs) or poor nutritional status and: weak institutional support networks and disaster management systems.

Building National Strategies for Rural Economic Development A strategic approach is needed if rural economic development policy is to make a meaningful contribution to the future of rural America.

Implementing such an approach will require attributes different from those we are used to: a stick-to-itiveness, even in hard times, a better. This paper examines the rationale for a specific pro-poor rural development and reviews attempts made to encourage development in rural areas.

It also examines the potential role of decentralization in designing improved rural development programs. It further examines some of the recent efforts to implement programs of decentralized rural File Size: KB.

The book has a brand new chapter tracing the development of benefit evaluation techniques over three decades and summarizing current research. Quote from Book "The blind faith placed in rural electrification during the s and early s as being a key to energy development policy bears resemblance to more recent calls by international.

The Government of the Republic of Zambia The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development – June (Rio+20) production processes that benefit society while at the same time minimizing environmental the livelihoods of many rural poor people is intricately linked with exploiting fragile environments.

Development strategies for rural areas tries), combined or otherwise with other criteria, employment in particular (France).

In certain countries, such as Egypt, a purely administrative decision classifies areas as rural or urban. This shows clearly how carefully “rural” and, conversely, “urban” statistics must be treated. Accordingly, in the Committee began to probe how tourism strategies could contribute to rural development.

Sincethis examination has been carried out within the broader context of the OECD Group of the Council on Rural Development, following the wish of the Council at its meeting at Ministerial level. The world confronts major challenges in rural development as it enters the 21st century.

Most of the world's poverty is in rural areas, and will remain so, yet there is a pro-urban bias in most countries' development strategies, and in their allocation of public investment funds.

Rural people, and ethnic minorities, in particular, have little political clout to influence public policy to. CONCLUSIONS AND WAYS FORWARD. This book has examined trends and challenges facing farming systems in the six developing regions of the world and has proposed strategic priorities for poverty reduction, increased food security and agricultural growth.

This implies handing over the leadership of rural development to poor farmers and their. Whether the poor benefit from rural roads depends on the contextual situation as well as the assets they hold ISBN 1.

Asian Development Bank. Transport. Rural roads. Evaluation The views expressed in this book are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Asian Development Bank orFile Size: 1MB.

Approaches to rural development Thinking about rural development has evolved over the years, in a symbiotic relationship with thinking about rural development more generally: from community development, through the Green Revolution, to integrated rural development, and fromFile Size: 31KB.

Trading Up: How a Value Chain Approach Can Benefit the Rural Poor Jonathan Mitchell, Jodie Keane and Christopher Coles December * Disclaimer: The views presented in this paper are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the COPLA programme, its partner organisations, including the ODI, or its funders.Strategies for Economic Improvement in Appalachia’s Distressed Rural Counties The University of Tennessee Community Partnership Center 18 changes.” The study concluded that “until the ‘worst first’ are taken seriously, the region’s most challenged communities will lag behind.”Rural Development means a strategy to improve the economic and social life of the rural poor and the rural weak in the overall spectrum of development and growth.

It is not only important to raise the agricultural productivity and the rate of overall economic growth in the rural areas, but also it is to ensure that the poor and weaker sections.