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  • PROGRESA: An Integrated Approach to Poverty Alleviation in Mexico 

    Gantner, Leigh (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    In 1997 the government of Mexico implemented PROGRESA (Programa de Educación, Salud, y Alimenación), an integrated approach to poverty alleviation through the development of human capital. PROGRESA was one part of a larger ...
  • Income Disparity in China and Its Policy Implications 

    Cheng, Fuzhi (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    China’s economy has witnessed considerable achievements since economic reforms were initiated in 1978. Average overall gross domestic product (GDP) has grown approximately 9 percent annually during the past two decades. ...
  • Migration in Rural Burkina Faso 

    Wouterse, Fleur (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    Migration plays an important role in development and as a strategy for poverty reduction. A recent World Bank investigation finds a significant positive relationship between international migration and poverty reduction ...
  • Food Policy and Social Movements: Reflections on the Right to Food Campaign in India 

    Srinivasan, Vivek; Narayanan, Sudha (CUL Initiatives in Publishing (CIP), 2007)
    The Right to Food Campaign in India began in 2001. It was a time of absurd paradox. Even as the foodgrain stocks held by the government rose to 50 million metric tons, several parts of the country were reeling from a third ...
  • Lecture Introduction 

    Pinstrup-Andersen, Per (2008-08-28)
    This is a brief, 4-minute introduction to the course entitled "Food Policy for Developing Countries." In his introduction, Professor Per Pinstrup-Andersen describes the purpose and structure of the course, the target ...

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