Poverty in Pakistan: Issues, Causes, and Institutional Responses

Institutional Document | July 2002

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.

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