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Poverty and the Environment : Understanding Linkages at the Household Level.

Author: World Bank
Publisher: Washington : The World Bank, 2007.
Series: Environment & Development.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Drawing upon recent analytical work prepared inside and outside the World Bank, this report identifies key lessons concerning the linkages between poverty and the environment. With a focus on the contribution of environmental resources to household welfare, the analysis increases our understanding of how specific reforms and interventions can have an impact on the health and livelihoods of poor people. "Scholars and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Bank, World.
Poverty and the Environment : Understanding Linkages at the Household Level.
Washington : The World Bank, ©2007
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: World Bank
ISBN: 9780821372241 0821372246
OCLC Number: 781297606
Description: 1 online resource (92 pages).
Contents: Contents; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1; Table 1.1 Selected Macro Indicators Linking Poverty, Natural Resources, and Under-Five Mortality; Table 1.2 Health Outcomes and Access to Environmental Infrastructure in Selected Countries, by Wealth Quintile; Figure 1.1 Rank Correlations between Poverty and Various Environmental Indicators in Cambodia, Lao Pdr, and Vietnam; Figure 1.2 Poverty-Environment Linkages at the Household Level; Chapter 2; Box 2.1 Poverty and the Environment in Cambodia; Table 2.1 Environmental Income as Percentage of Total Income in Resource-Poor and Resource-Rich Areas. Box 2.2 The Role of Natural Resources in Providing Insurance before and after Hurricane MitchFigure 2.1 Biomass Availability in Malawi; Figure 2.2 Effect of Increase in Biomass Density on Welfare of Rural Poor in Malawi; Chapter 3; Table 3.1 Factors Affecting Child Health; Box 3.1 Does Health Information Increase Households' Efforts to Purify Water?; Box 3.2 Diminishing External Benefits from Community Coverage of Water and Sanitation; Chapter 4; Box 4.1 Impact Evaluation Methods; Box 4.2 Who Participates in the Community Management of Environmental Resources? Box 4.3 Who Benefits Most from Community Management?Chapter 5; References.
Series Title: Environment & Development.

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Drawing upon recent analytical work prepared inside and outside the World Bank, this report identifies key lessons concerning the linkages between poverty and the environment. With a focus on the contribution of environmental resources to household welfare, the analysis increases our understanding of how specific reforms and interventions can have an impact on the health and livelihoods of poor people. "Scholars and development practitioners increasingly recognize that in low-income countries there are inextricable links between poverty reduction and natural resources management. Demand h.

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