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National Resource Centre on Urban Poverty

National Resource Centre on Urban Poverty

under GOI-UNDP project titled National strategy for the urban poor : proceedings.

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Published by All India Institute of Local Self-Government in Mumbai .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Urban poor -- Government policy -- India,
  • Poverty -- Government policy -- India

  • About the Edition

    Proceedings of the launching ceremony of National Resource Centre on Urban Poverty.

    Edition Notes

    ContributionsNational Resource Centre on Urban Poverty (India), GOI-UNDP Project "National Strategy for the Urban Poor"., All-India Institute of Local Self-Government. Regional Centre for Urban and Environmental Studies., Yeshwantrao Chavan Academy of Development Administration., United Nations Development Programme.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV4139 (H5)+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16517740M
    LC Control Number2007343472

    Since more than half of Latin America's million poor now live in cities, poverty alleviation programs there must shift their traditional rural focus to urban settings. World Bank staff and consultants here provide a comprehensive compilation of what we know -- and do not know -- about the conditions and causes of urban poverty, along with a plethora of policy initiatives .


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