Maldives: Poverty Assessment

Institutional Document | September 2007

This document provides an assessment of the poverty profile of Maldives. Such poverty assessments contribute to the overall strategy that ADB will take in the country.

This document provides an assessment of the poverty profile of Maldives. Such poverty assessments contribute to the overall strategy that ADB will take in the country.

Contents 

  • Introduction
  • Poverty Surveys and the Poverty Line
  • A Poverty Profile
  • Non-income Poverty
  • Causes of Poverty
  • Public Policies and Poverty Reduction
  • The National Poverty Reduction Strategy
  • Development Partner Support for Poverty Reduction
  • Options for ADB Assistance to Reduce Poverty