Poverty in Pakistan: Issues, Causes, and Institutional Responses

Date: July 2002
Type: Country Planning Documents
Country:
Pakistan
Subject:
ADB administration and governance; Poverty
Series: Country Sector and Thematic Assessments

Description

This report describes the trends and key features of poverty in Pakistan, discusses its main causes, outlines existing programs and initiatives to reduce poverty, and gives a set of strategic options for ADB.

Contents

  • Foreword
  • Abbreviations
  • Executive Summary
  • Introduction
  • Poverty Profile
  • Causes of Poverty
  • Responses to Poverty
  • Conclusions
  • Bibliography