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African poverty at the millennium

causes, complexities, and challenges

by White, Howard

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- Africa,
  • Africa -- Economic conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 133-139)

    StatementHoward White and Tony Killick in collaboration with Steve Kayizzi-Mugerwa and Marie-Angelique Savane
    ContributionsKillick, Tony
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC800.Z9 P684 2001
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 139 p. :
    Number of Pages139
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15335643M
    ISBN 100821348671
    LC Control Number00065481

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African Poverty at the Millennium: Causes, Complexities, and Challenges. Poverty is a large and growing problem in Africa resulting in an immense amount of avoidable suffering, foreshortened lives, frustrated potentials, and joyless existences.

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The economically active poor are characterized by their lack of assets and lack of access to services and to markets. African poverty at the millennium - causes, complexities, and challenges (English) The multifaceted nature of the poverty problem, and the widening gap between the levels of human well-being in Africa, compared with the other developing regions, are the central themes of this report.

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He campaigned to run the World Bank. Assessing Progress in Africa toward the Millennium Development Goals, viii approaches to the continent’s development chal-lenges, and access to reliable and quality data. The MDG experience exposed the data chal-lenges facing national statistical systems and underscored the importance of strengthening statistical and analytical Size: 1MB.

African poverty at the millennium: causes, complexities, and challenges. [Howard White; Tony Killick] -- The multifaceted nature of the poverty problem, and the widening gap between the levels of human well-being in Africa, compared with the other developing regions, are the central themes of this.

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank are the major cause of poverty in African countries today. Despite claims that they will reduce poverty in Africa, it is widely accepted that most of the debts, as a cause of poverty in Africa, are due to the policies of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.Poverty in Africa is the lack of provision to satisfy the basic human needs of certain people in n nations typically fall toward the bottom of any list measuring small size economic activity, such as income per capita or GDP per capita, despite a wealth of natural resources.

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