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Rural poverty and the poor in Nepal

Bishnu Bhandari

Rural poverty and the poor in Nepal

comparative case study of a hill and Tarai village

by Bishnu Bhandari

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Published by Winrock Project?] in [Kathmandu? .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBishnu Bhandari, Narayan Kunwar, Badri B.S. Dongol.
SeriesRural poverty research paper series / Winrock Project -- no.4
ContributionsKunwar, Narayan., Dongol, Badri B. S.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13848443M

Health care services in Nepal are provided by both public and private sectors and are generally regarded as failing to meet international ence of disease is significantly higher in Nepal than in other South Asian countries, especially in rural areas. Moreover, the country's topographical and sociological diversity results in periodic epidemics of infectious diseases, epizootics. Almost half the population of Nepal lives below the poverty line and cannot fulfill their families’ needs. Life for these people deteriorates daily in the face of unrest in the streets, inflation, etc. As victims of poverty, the children are in their hour of greatest need.

  This is around $, meaning anyone who earns above $ per day is above the poverty line and thus not considered “poor” in a Nepali context. This is far below the World Bank’s poverty line of $ a day. The second of the facts about poverty in Nepal is that contrary to popular assumptions about urban poverty decreasing at the highest. This book takes a new look at the urban poverty debate at a time when there is renewed interest in urban poverty and management from the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies. It brings together contributions from academics, practitioners and urban poverty specialists to present a multi-disciplinary approach to the debate, highlighting the need to link policy, institutional.

This book explores the place of poor people within a rich variety of value chains, focusing upon lagging, rural regions in Africa and Asia, and how they can “upgrade” within such chains. Upgrading is a key concept for value chain analysis and refers to the acquisition of technological capabilities and market linkages that enable firms to improve their competitiveness and move. fraction of an income for the poverty line and considers people poor below that line. The EU countries use 50 percent of the mean value of each country’s income for the poverty line for that country (Gustafsson, Zaidi and Franzen ).Author: Uddhab Bhandary.


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