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Swaziland - reducing poverty through shared growth : summary report (Inglês)

The people of Swaziland are its greatest resource. Yet, social and economic indicators of household welfare converge to confirm fundamental inequalities in access to incomes and assets, and the existence of significant poverty and deprivation. Furthermore, as the regional economic and social climate is transformed, the fragile gains of the past are being fast eroded. At this historic juncture, the Swazi poor need to come to the fore of the public policy framework. There is an urgent need to catalyze a new pattern of pro-poor development in Swaziland where the poor participate and share fully in growth, human development, and social protection. The report calls for prioritizing the following actions: 1) enabling the growth of smallholder agriculture, 2) ensuring effective human development investments, 3) insuring the poor against major risks, and 4) strengthening institutions to increase the poverty impact of policies. The achievement of all these will require fundamental change across sectors and leadership to carry forward the change.

Detalhes

  • Data do documento

    2000/01/31

  • TIpo de documento

    Documento de Trabalho

  • No. do relatório

    20272

  • Nº do volume

    1

  • Total Volume(s)

    1

  • País

    Suazilândia,

  • Região

    África,

  • Data de divulgação

    2010/07/01

  • Nome do documento

    Swaziland - reducing poverty through shared growth : summary report

  • Palavras-chave

    Household Income and Expenditure Survey;health needs;Primary and Secondary Education;number of aids orphans;access to health facility;real per capita income;monitoring and evaluation system;access to financial service;human need;public safety net;public works program;public health expenditure;land tenure reform;population growth rate;high value crops;risk and vulnerability;social protection policy;reduction in poverty;social protection program;public education system;labor market need;access to land;gap in knowledge;poverty reduction impact;share of woman;relative poverty line;poverty reduction program;impact of policy;early warning system;data on income;core welfare indicators;terms of trade;environment action plan;productivity of land;public social protection;informal risk management;rural water supply;burden of disease;long term development;response to aids;social protection strategy;Sexually Transmitted Infection;care for orphan;primary school cost;effectiveness of investments;quality of learning;Reform of Education;changing labor market;target growth rate;foreign direct investment;cost of treatment;urban informal sector;gdp growth rate;rural financial system;ownership of land;management of cattle;land tenure system;quality and efficiency;Mobility of labor;adult equivalent consumption;poverty reduction effort;public spending pattern;Equity of Education;early childhood program;vehicles for saving;analysis of poverty;urban labor market;cost of capital;informal safety net;good quality education;education and health;aids prevalence rate;average life expectancy;extremely poor people;traditional land tenure;access to capital;informal insurance mechanism;indigenous customary law;child in school;extended family support;segments of society;primary school graduate;high repetition rate;secondary school student;national income distribution;labor market demand;labor force growth;secure property right;poor household;public expenditure;rural area;comparative advantage;tertiary level;Health Service;legal reform;core poor;secondary level;incidence analysis;institutional framework;preventive care;small farmer;public subsidy;aids epidemic;tenure right;university student;basic package;legal right;public action;equal right;social consensus;drought preparedness;behavior change;curative care;Economic Management;poverty profile;population control;poverty monitoring;migrant worker;real gdp;civil society;multiplier effect;main road;land right;grazing system;Basic Education;education spending;school attendance;rural community;rural financing;drop-out rate;veterinary Services;cash crop;land degradation;common pasture;soil erosion;disease burden;farming system;aids crisis;principal source;hiv positive;adult population;secure tenure;market transaction;public budget;development policy;human capital;inefficient allocation;civil law;poor community;survival strategy;poverty status;rural land;poverty ratio;greater access;land holding;rural clinic;urban bias;medical service;increased returns;household head;productive worker;average rainfall;agricultural practice;maize production;skewed distribution;cumulative impact;womens group;community institution;individual shocks;commercial right;formal financing;Irrigated Agriculture;national emergency;Agricultural Extension;education dynamic;opinion leaders;climatic information;poverty policy;poverty reducing;malnourished child;valid contract;fundamental changes;Cash Transfer;free food;safety program;drought-prone area;institutional experience;community woman;resource mobilization;public planning;data needs;sustainable reduction;trade rights;fiscal constraint;information gap;educational curriculum;Learning and Innovation Credit;facilities records;womens right;political will;rural population;study including;regulatory change;household survey;empowering women;participatory analysis;transport worker;high-risk group;saving rate;commercial sector;migrant laborer;community level;utilization rate;enrollment rate

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