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Title Attacking Africa's Poverty : Experience from the Ground
Published Washington, D.C. : World Bank, [2006]
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 389 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series World Bank e-Library.
Contents The political economy of pro-poor policies in Africa : lessons from the Shanghai Conference case studies / Rwekaza Mukandala, Louise Fox, Robert Liebenthal -- Sustaining growth and achieving deep reductions in poverty : how Uganda recovered after conflict -- Ensuring security and justice : routes to reconciliation in Rwanda / Bob Burgoyne, Matthew Maguire -- Fueling cooperation : a regional approach to reducing poverty in the Senegal River Basin / Undala Alam, Ousmane Dione -- Exporting out of Africa : the Kenya horticulture success story / Phil English, Steve Jaffee, Julius Okello -- Leapfrogging into the information economy : harnessing information and communications technologies in Botswana, Mauritania, and Tanzania / Joseph O. Okpaku, Sr. -- Equity building society : scaling up microfinance in Kenya / Tamara Cook -- From donor-sponsored microfinance project to commercial bank : increasing the outreach of the Kenya Rural Enterprise Programme / John Nyerere, Sharon Maviala -- Reducing poverty through free primary education : learning from the experiences of Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, and Uganda / Roger Avenstrup -- Improving water and sanitation services in rural areas : lessons learned from Ghana, Lesotho, and South Africa / Jon Lane -- Defeating riverblindness : thirty years of success in Africa / Jesse B. Bump [and others] -- Using social investment funds in Africa : scaling up poverty reduction in Malawi and Zambia / Wim H. Alberts, John T. Milimo, Colin Wilshaw -- Turning the tide : how openness and leadership stemmed the spread of HIV/AIDS in Uganda / Narathius Asingwire, Swizen Kyomuhendo
Summary By all measures, poverty in Africa as a whole has increased and deepened. But in fact, Africa contains a number of undocumented success stories of poverty reduction. This book presents case studies of thirteen of these success stories, giving grounds for some real hope, and providing useful learning for all? policymakers, governments, businesses, service providers, NGOs, and donors
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Economic assistance -- Africa -- Case studies.
Economic development projects -- Africa -- Case studies.
Poverty -- Africa -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Case studies.
Form Electronic book
Author Fox, M. Louise.
Liebenthal, Robert.
World Bank.
LC no. 2005043453
ISBN 0821363220
0821363239 (electronic bk.)
9780821363232 (electronic bk.)