Series: Economic Issues
Author(s): Mahmood Khan
Publisher: INTERNATIONAL MONETARY FUND
Publication Date: 16 January 2003
Keywords: Developing countries, Poverty, rural poverty, health care, agricultural land, paper, literacy, staple foods, food programs, rural women
Reviews causes of poverty in rural areas and presents a policy framework for reducing rural poverty, including through land reform, public works programs, access to credit, physical and social infrastructure, subsi...