Can the poor influence policy?: participatory poverty by Caroline M. Robb

By Caroline M. Robb

The second one variation of this ebook information find out how to comprise the terrible utilizing the Participatory Poverty overview (PPA) strategy. this system used to be built through the realm financial institution in partnerships with NGOs, govt, and educational associations and has been applied in over 60 nations world wide over the past decade. Participatory Poverty tests are highlighting the possibly major position the negative can play in interpreting poverty, constructing interventions for poverty aid, and comparing the impact of tasks and rules. This ebook additionally attracts on new PPA case examples.

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Page 10 Figure 1. Good Practice Research Cycle $1 million and take up to three years). PPA research teams have spent from one day to one week in a given community and have visited from 4 to 98 communities. Urban areas are more complex, and thus more time and flexibility are needed, since it is difficult to predict the nature of participation. Total time in the field for a PPA has ranged from one week to eight months, depending on the sample size and the number of research teams. 2 Research teams In Eastern Europe, most of the research was conducted by individuals from local universities.

This has never been true (for example, the WDR 1990 placed considerable emphasis on the lack of health and education as dimensions, as well as causes, of poverty). However, it is true that most poverty assessments have identified the poor in terms of a poverty line, based on a countryspecific assessment of the minimum consumption required to meet basic nutritional standards and to effectively participate in a society. The Bank is less well known for its increasing use of participatory techniques in both project and diagnostic work.

Link with the living conditions monitoring survey There is still much informal discussion about linking the monitoring systems of the PPM and the living conditions monitoring survey (LCMS). The latest proposal suggests a quarterly meeting of a technical committee (comprising PAG and LCMS), with a rotating chair informing each institution of the other's ongoing and planned work. As far as harmonizing work programs, one problem identified was the difference in project cycles of the LCMS survey (at least one-and-a-half years) and the shorter cycle of the PPM.

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