Maldives: Poverty Assessment

Date: September 2007
Type: Country Planning Documents
Country:
Maldives
Subject:
ADB administration and governance; Poverty
Series: Country Sector and Thematic Assessments

Description

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