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Title: Empowerment and Poverty Reduction: A Sourcebook

Author: World Bank

Organisation: World Bank

Document Type: Paper

Sector: Empowerment

Geographical Focus: Global

Subject: monitoring and evaluation, empowerment, policy, poverty reduction projects, programming, governance, theory

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Description: This book considers the ‘linkages between empowerment, good governance and growth, growth that is more pro-poor and improved project performance.’ It addresses ‘what empowerment means, how it applies to the Bank’s work and what actions should be undertaken to move the empowerment agenda forward.’ ‘The final section of the book documents tools and practices that can support the implementation of an empowering approach to poverty reduction.

Language: English

Pages: -

Publication Details: World Bank, 2002

Distributor: The World Bank, The World Bank, 1818 H Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20433, U.S.A., Tel: (202) 473-1000, fax: (202) 477-6391, Web:

ISBN Number: -




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