Do the Poor Matter Enough: A Comparative Study of European Aid for Poverty Reduction in India

By: Aidan Cox, Lau Schulpen, Neil Webster & Steen Folke (Authors)

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This book, based on the study of 33 projects in India aided by six European donors. The European Commission, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden and United Kingdom seeks to examine the aid programmes from the perspective of poverty reduction. It conceptualises poverty alleviation as a multi-dimensional phenomenon which involves changes in livelihoods, resources, knowledge and rights, as also it analyses the manner and means through which the donors aid programmes are organised and implemented. The study also assesses the donor strategies, the donor recipient dialogue, the recipient perception of aid as well as the effectiveness in terms of poverty reduction of the programmes and a number of selected interventions in nine different sectors, namely watershed, irrigation, forestry, drinking water, primary health, primary education, women training, urban housing and self-help projects. This book is useful for those engaged in the formulation and implementation of poverty alleviation programmes, academics working in the field of aid and development, NGOs as well as other development activists. It also serves as a useful supplementary text for courses in higher education and specialised training programmes with focus on aid policy, project and programme design, poverty reduction, government aiddonor relations and so on. Printed Pages: 320.

Title: Do the Poor Matter Enough: A Comparative Study of European Aid for Poverty Reduction in India

Author Name: Aidan Cox, Lau Schulpen, Neil Webster & Steen Folke (Authors)

Categories: India, International Relations,

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Concept Publishing Company Pvt. Ltd.: 2002

ISBN: 8170229146

ISBN 13: 9788170229148

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 112498

Keywords: Do the Poor Matter Enough: A Comparative Study of European Aid for Poverty Reduction in India Aidan Cox, Lau Schulpen, Neil Webster & Steen Folke (Authors)