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Agricultural success cases for rural poverty alleviation.

Agricultural success cases for rural poverty alleviation.

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Published by ESCAP in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Agricultural extension work -- Asia -- Congresses.

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    ContributionsUnited Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination182p. :
    Number of Pages182
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20220944M

      UNITED NATIONS: As a founding member of a global alliance for poverty eradication, India can bring to the table its success towards poverty alleviation and also share its experience in areas of agriculture, use of technology and investment from which other nations stand to learn, UN General Assembly President Tijjani Muhammad-Bande has said. The UNGA president will formally . ductivity dropped, poverty level rose and food import bill escalated. This paper there-fore recommends the pre-independence model for Nigeria to use. This will encourage increase in Agricultural productivity, income level and consequently reduce poverty. Keywords: Agricultural productivity, poverty alleviation, pre & post independence, rural.   Agriculture key to PH rural dev’t, poverty alleviation Development shared China’s approach and strategies in rural development and poverty alleviation. 19 cases soar to . Poverty alleviation efforts that make those activities more profitable for the poor can help them invest in agriculture or transition away from agriculture. In order to do this projects need to carefully consider what types of interventions can be cost effective at improving the value of rural products and services [7].


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Agricultural success cases for rural poverty alleviation. New York: United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), (OCoLC) Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, International government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: United Nations.

Yet, to maximize the poverty reducing effects, the right agricultural technology and investments must be pursued, underscoring the need for much more country specific analysis of the structure and institutional organization of the rural economy in designing poverty reduction strategies.

Highlights Dynamic farms models have been developed to evaluate poverty alleviation policies. Several measures are tested and changes in farmers’ strategies and incomes analyzed. Policies responses vary among households, making some, more pro-poor than others.

Policies focusing on access to equipment benefit more the poorest. Given the depth of initial poverty, to cross the poverty Cited by: Poverty Alleviation Strategies for Developing Countries through Agriculture.

Accelerated public investments are needed to facilitate agricultural and rural growth through: 1. Yield-increasing crop varieties, including those that are drought and salt tolerant and pest resistant, and improved livestock.

Yield-increasing and environmentally friendly production technology. Reliable, timely. Much, though not all, of the solution for poverty alleviation depends on stimulating agricultural growth in Africa.

Data collected by the World Bank, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO), and the African governments, shows that most of Africa ' s poor live in rural areas and depend on agriculture for survival. It goes without saying that the linkages between agricultural and non-agricultural activities in rural areas are strong, and the latter constitute significant sources of employment and income for rural families: rural development issues must be integrated into agricultural policy Only job creation can solve the problem of rural poverty.

RURAL POVERTY ALLEVIATION 1. BACKGROUND AND JUSTIFICATION The Global Forum on Agricultural Research (GFAR) is a recent dynamic initiative aiming to promote a global system for agricultural research based on cost-effective partnerships and strategic alliances among the key players involved in agricultural research for development (ARD).

This book focuses on the role of rural development policy and its contribution to poverty reduction in Tanzania. It has seven chapters starting with an introduction on Ujamaa policy; chapter two on the role of education in creating capacity for innovation among smallholder farmers and chapter three on the introduction of tiller technology in selected districts and challenges that limited its.

review 12 country case studies and use bivariate analysis to compare agricultural growth per worker across countries. They show that the countries with the highest agricultural growth per worker experienced the greatest rate of rural poverty reduction (Byerlee, Diao, and Jackson ).

Fan, Hazell and Agricultural success cases for rural poverty alleviation. book (). development and poverty alleviation in both countries. The fundamental difference as a critical point of the table below illustrates how the policies that contribute directly to the wheels of government in China and Indonesia, which applies to the rule contributed directly in agriculture and rural development.

Organic agriculture and rural poverty alleviation: potential and best practices in Asia market developments and, first and foremost, success cases where small and marginal farmers in the rural areas were able to increase their livelihood through organic agriculture.

It includes country reports on China, India, Malaysia, the Philippines, the. opportunities were generated when success in agriculture provided the basis for economic diversification. However, despite decades of investment in new agricultural technology and rural development, hunger and poverty continue to plague large areas of the developing world.

1 Impact of Agricultural Research on Poverty Reduction: Messages from the San José Workshop Michael Lipton 7 2 Impact of Agricultural Research on Rural Poverty: A Review of Some Analytical Issues Shantanu Mathur and Raghav Gaiha 23 3 The Impact of Agricultural Research on the Poor: A Review of the State of Knowledge Peter B.R.

Hazell Data, policy advice and research on Indonesia including economy, education, employment, environment, health, tax, trade, GDP, unemployment rate, inflation and PISA., Agricultural income growth is the main factor behind poverty reduction in developing countries.

An OECD study analyses the role of agricultural progress in poverty reduction, to find out why some countries are doing better than. About 70% of the total labour force is employed by the agricultural sector, therefore, agricultural transformation means a lot in reducing poverty alleviation and aiding national growth.

Invariably, every increase in income or per capita agricultural output enhances the incomes of the poor and reduces the number of people living on less than US. Agriculture in poverty alleviation and economic development Introduction. This chapter deals with some of the most contentious issues in the field of economic development.

The first section sets the stage with a discussion of the importance attached to poverty reduction by the international community. The linkage among enviro nment/agriculture, poverty and social capital are complex and in many cases, poorly understood.

The developing countries have been criticized for their inability to. In their effort to synthesize strategic insights from agricultural and rural development experiences of the s–s, Tomich et al.

() built a case for the feasibility and desirability of a broad-based agricultural development strategy aiming for a “unimodal” agrarian structure (the distribution of farms by size). Goals / Objectives The two main research objectives below are broad, ongoing areas for development economics research to increase farmer productivity and alleviate rural sub-objectives focus on specific application areas where this research program will be directed during the next few ive 1: Improving programs and strategies to alleviate poverty.

Poverty alleviation efforts are shaping the success of environmental targets through cash transfers and agricultural support, the study highlights the importance of considering the social and.

agriculture in poverty alleviation. The remainder of the paper is organised as follows. The second section presents some theoretical aspects of agriculture’s contribution to poverty alleviation. It outlines the role of agriculture in poverty alleviation as described in the literature on agricultural and rural development.

Section three. There is a recent growing interest to find a lasting intervention to rural poverty (RP) in developing countries based on farmer entrepreneurship and innovation. The purpose of this paper, therefore, is to examine the relation between entrepreneurship and RP alleviation in two resource-constrained provinces of China.

This paper assesses the influence of three capabilities of farm. Results show that rural poverty reduction has been associated with growth in yields and in agricultural labor productivity, but that this relation varies sharply across regional contexts.

As a founding member of a global alliance for poverty eradication, India can bring to the table its success towards poverty alleviation and also share its experience in areas of agriculture, use.

Anti-poverty schemes, a success story. alphabet soup” of ambitious national anti-poverty programmes: a rural connectivity scheme (PMGSY), a universal primary schooling initiative (SSA), a.

Establishing linkages between agricultural development and rural industrialization is considered essential for the mutually supportive roles of these 2 sub-sectors in the rural economy which alone can sustain a process of rapid industrialization in an egalitarian manner in the dominant agrarian economies of developing countries.

The papers presented at a seminar on policy and strategy issues. Titled “Excellence in Poverty Reduction,” the collection of 34 case studies is being touted as evidence of China’s success in lifting millions of people out of poverty since the reform and opening-up era of the late ’70s and early ’80s.

It is also being hailed as a model for developing countries to emulate. Cite this paper as: Iheke, O.R. and Arikaibe, F.A. (), “Impact of agricultural intensification on poverty alleviation among rural farm households in Imo state Nigeria”, International Journal of Development and Sustainability, Vol.

1 No. 3, pp. * Corresponding author. Many case studies show that strong public-private partnerships can encourage the use of digital technology and e-platforms to support poverty alleviation in rural areas. For example, digital technology improves the quality of agricultural products and e-platforms expand online markets for agricultural products, creating more and better jobs in.

Get this from a library. Strategy for rural poverty alleviation: agriculture-industry linkages. [United Nations. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific.; China. Nong ye bu.;]. The poverty alleviation programmes in India can be categorized based on whether it is targeted either for rural areas or for urban areas in the country.

Most of the programmes are designed to target rural poverty as the prevalence of poverty is high in rural areas. Also targeting poverty is a great challenge in rural areas due to various geographic and infrastructure limitations.

The World Development Reportreleased by the World Bank on Octohas discussed various facets of agriculture in regard to its role as a means of development. This is acknowledgement of the fact that agriculture has an important role to play in poverty alleviation especially in the developing world.

Index."This book is concerned with rural poverty alleviation in India. Ineven after fifty years of independence, per cent of rural people were still below the poverty line.

Administrators and rural development workers entrusted with the task of implementing rural poverty alleviation programmes must know what rural poverty is.

Defi nitions of poverty, poverty alleviation, and forest- based poverty alleviation 7 Modes of FBPA 9 Convergence or divergence of poverty alleviation and forest condition 10 The approach of this review 12 The literature review 14 1.

Conversion of forests to agriculture 14 2. Timber 24 3. Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) 32 4. which agricultural research can contribute to rural poverty alleviation. For example, in Chile two thirds of poor rural households do not have access to land any under any form of tenure (MIDEPLAN, ).

The main income of 52% of rural households comes from wage labor in agriculture, and 32% of all rural households’ income comes from. Downloadable.

This paper was prepared as part of CPD's ongoing agricultural policy research and advocacy activities with IRRI under the PETRRA project. It provides an overview of the progress made so far in agricultural, rural development and poverty reduction. It discusses the role of agriculture in poverty reduction in Bangladesh.

It documents major challenges in further reduction of poverty. Accelerated agricultural growth, based on increasing land and labour productivity, has been a cornerstone of successful poverty reduction. With increasing productivity, millions of poor people in Africa benefit through cheaper food and higher rural incomes, but also linkages mean that rapid agricultural growth stimulates economic diversification to other activities where growth is generally.

The Impact of Rural Development Program on Poverty Alleviation: A Case of Bangladesh. Mahi uddin. α, Mustafa Manir Chowdhury.

σ & Afzal Ahmad. Abstract- Poverty alleviation through rural development programs (RDP) has significant implication for Bangladesh the world’s most densely populated country having 71 percent rural inhabitants. The Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is spearheading a new project that will align the agendas of the agriculture and health community, to ensure that agricultural development initiatives in Africa fulfill their potential for reducing poverty and hunger, by incorporating nutrition-sensitive interventions.

growth in both the agricultural and the non-agricultural sectors in rural areas by 1 percent will reduce the rural poverty rate by percent and percent, respectively. Both these findings affirm that the agricultural sector is still the driving force of economic growth and is critical to the success of poverty alleviation in rural areas.

For those involved in rural poverty alleviation which implies agriculture development mostly for the multitude of smallholder producers, this may need some serious review. The objective of this presentation is to ask those involved in rural poverty alleviation to take a serious look at the overall effectiveness of the effort and provide some.

Thus, some principal questions are left unanswered about the potential for agricultural research to reduce rural poverty. For the case of the Philippines, Keijiro Otsuka has argued that the main poverty-alleviation benefit of agricultural research comes through expanded aggregate output which reduces food prices for all, including the poorRural finance for growth and poverty alleviation (English) Abstract.

Pakistan's rural sector accounts for more than 70 percent of employment, and roughly two-thirds of rural employment is in agriculture. Less than a third of rural households get loans, only 10 percent of .