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Impact of Poverty Alleviation Programmes on Rural Development By Dr.K Sivachithappa
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This book is exclusively useful for Researchers, Students, Policy Makers and the General Readers who are interested in the area of Poverty Alleviation and Rural Development Programmes under the... More > Globalisation era.< Less
Bukomo and Poverty in Zambia, Africa By Senika Nkanza Warner
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"Bukomo" means Development, Empowerment in the Zambian language of the Kaonde tribe of North Western Province. The writer describes the root causes of poverty, what can be done in Zambia... More > specifically, and in Africa in general, and how the media portray the issues of HIV/AIDS and orphans in Africa. The writer talks about growing up in rural areas and about the struggles that girl children in particular go through. She proposes ideas for what the government can do to fight poverty, to promote human rights, and to reduce the prevalence of street children in the cities of Zambia, and how it can help to encourage sustainable development to enrich the rural communities in Zambia. All proceeds from this book will go towards Buya Village Foundation a non-profit grassroot organisation working to promote literacy and skills training to combat poverty in rural Zambia.< Less
Bukomo and Poverty in Zambia, Africa By Senika Nkanza Warner
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"Bukomo" means Development, Empowerment in the Zambian language of the Kaonde tribe of North Western Province. The writer describes the root causes of poverty, what can be done in Zambia... More > specifically, and in Africa in general, and how the media portray the issues of HIV/AIDS and orphans in Africa. The writer talks about growing up in rural areas and about the struggles that girl children in particular go through. She proposes ideas for what the government can do to fight poverty, to promote human rights, and to reduce the prevalence of street children in the cities of Zambia, and how it can help to encourage sustainable development to enrich the rural communities in Zambia. All proceeds from this book will go towards Buya Village Foundation a non-profit grassroot organisation working to promote literacy and skills training to combat poverty in rural Zambia.< Less
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment In Rural Development By Dr. Sanjeevkumar. C
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The objective of the NREGA is to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of guaranteed wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members... More > volunteer to do unskilled manual work. As stated by Ghormade (2011), NREGA, the Union government's flagship anti-poverty programme that promises 100 days of employment every year to the rural poor, is partly credited with driving the Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) to victory in the April-May general election. Although this act was introduced with an aim of improving the purchasing power of the rural people, primarily semi or un-skilled work to people living in rural India, whether or not they are below poverty line.< Less
“WAGE EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT” By SHRIDHAR GANGARAMJI BHOMBE
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Poverty alleviation has been one of the guiding principles of the planning process in India. The role of economic growth in providing more employment avenues to the population has been clearly... More > recognized. The growth-oriented approach has been reinforced by focusing on specific sectors which provide greater opportunities to the people to participate in the growth process.< Less
STRATEGIC FOOD POVERTY ERADICATION IN KWARA STATE, NIGERIA By JOSEPH ADEBAYO AWOYEMI
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Strategic Food Poverty Eradication is a proposal for the sustainable eradication of food poverty in Kwara State of Nigeria using locally available human and natural resources. The author posits that... More > Food Poverty is artificial and a result of: actions and inactions of people and lack of knowledge. Chapter One: contains the concerns, the philosophical underpinnings and interactions of sociocultural systems on food production. Chapter Two: presents strategic water harvesting methods that could boost and sustain food stability in the state. Chapter Three: examines strategic gardening, farming and forestation and aquaculture in city, urban and rural communities and their benefits in food poverty eradication. Chapter Four: is an examination of supply services that enhances food availability. Chapter Five: focuses on how road networks can be harnessed for food production in the state. Chapter Six: focuses on industrialization and commerce. The book ends with a summary, conclusions and recommendation.< Less
The Gamekeeper at Home Sketches of natural history and rural life (Illustrated) By Richard Jefferies
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: John Richard Jefferies (6 November 1848 – 14 August 1887)... More > was an English nature writer, noted for his depiction of English rural life in essays, books of natural history, and novels. His childhood on a small Wiltshire farm had a great influence on him and provides the background to all his major works of fiction.Jeffries' corpus of writings includes a diversity of genres and topics, including Bevis (1882), a classic children's book, and After London (1885), an early work of science fiction. For much of his adult life, he suffered from tuberculosis, and his struggles with the illness and with poverty also play a role in his writing. Jefferies valued and cultivated an intensity of feeling in his experience of the world around him, a cultivation that he describes in detail in The Story of My Heart (1883). Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Jefferies< Less
Improving Living Conditions for Rural-Low Income Housing - Self Build With Earth in Composite Climate of NW Region of India By Atishay Jain
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Housing is a very important sector having enormous potential for saving energy and carbon emissions. With 32% of the people below the international poverty line and 70% of the people below a wage of... More > 2$ per day, there is an enormous lack of sound housing in India. Practices in recent years is seeing a huge shift from vernacular to the use of modern materials argued on basis of better durability and better indoor performance compared to natural materials. This research investigates the application of various natural materials, specifically earth within rural housing. Theoretical and analytical work has been carried out to improve living conditions in current built form by using passive design strategies, utilizing various building simulation tools and knowledge from traditional practices. Benefits of using environmental friendly natural materials to that of conventional ones has also been documented.< Less
Memories By Marion Breeden
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Born in 1924 to a sharecropping family, Marion Breeden survived front-line service in the Second World War and struggled to acheive the American Dream.
Memories By Marion Breeden
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Born in 1924 to a sharecropping family, Marion Breeden survived front-line service in the Second World War and struggled to acheive the American Dream.