Evaluation and poverty reduction: proceedings from a World by Osvaldo Néstor Feinstein, Robert Picciotto, World Bank

By Osvaldo Néstor Feinstein, Robert Picciotto, World Bank

Many various enterprises and associations all over the world got here jointly for a convention to debate the which means of assessment in poverty relief. Their objectives in the course of the day convention have been: first, to spot classes from earlier efforts to judge poverty relief courses; moment, to look for the recent evaluate frontier in technique for destiny poverty relief courses; and 3rd, to debate how partnerships in review should be promoted and the way to take advantage of assessment effects extra successfully. This quantity comprises the lawsuits of that convention.

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Quality and analytical soundness is more important than quantity. Poorly designed or implemented impact and evaluation studies do not serve anybody, and may do more harm than good. This may mean using Page 14 second-best solutions in some settings to evaluate and measure poverty reduction and its underlying factors. Involving the PoorParticipatory Evaluations Community-based participatory evaluations, often using qualitative rather than quantitative indicators, can play an important role. " Problems in communicating and dealing with illiteracy among the poor may deserve particular attention.

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We see rising numbers of poor people in India, continued rises in Sub-Saharan Africa, and a sharp worsening in Eastern Europe and Central Asia. 8 billion by 2015. We are also seeing that some countries are losing ground in the critical areas of education and health, and in many countries few people have access to safe water. In Cambodia, for example, only 13 percent of people have access to safe water, and in Mozambique, 24 percent. At the present rate of progress, one-third of all low-income peoplemore than 900 millionwill still lack adequate sanitation in 2015.

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