Afrique

The report on Chad handles human development in general. It provides some historical background and discusses development strategies undertaken since Chad's independence, the issue of poverty and the contemporary human development situation.

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The 1997 Cape Verde Human Development Report discusses a wide range of areas related to human development. It deals with the demographic development and politics related to population issues.

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Burundi's first national HDR covers human development issues ranging from poverty and employment to gender equality, environmental degradation, and governance.

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Year: 1997
Type: National Reports
Region: Africa
Country: Burkina Faso

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The report explores in depth the status of human development in Botswana. The analysis, in a mutually re-enforcing manner, examines issues of: economic growth, income, employment and livelihoods, empowerment and advancement of women and basic education.

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Poverty

Benin’s first NHDR discusses the conceptual framework of poverty looking at both human and income poverty. One way poverty is measured is through perception surveys in which rural and urban focus-groups and individuals provided their views on poverty in Benin.

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The report combines the strengths of a wealth of statistical information on human development and poverty with extensive critical analysis and concrete policy recommendations for poverty reduction. In addition, it provides an extensive profile of poverty and tries to identify some of its causes.

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The report focuses on the issue of why economic growth has not been translated into any substantial poverty reduction, and offers some explanations for this weak link.

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The Report is a brief report whose theme is “Poverty Eradication and Sustainable Human Development”. The Report underlines the importance of non-economic factors in causing poverty.

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The Nigeria Report is focused on poverty. The Report claims that the Structural Adjustment Programme, instituted in 1986, did little to improve the economic situation; in fact, it helped unleash forces of speculation rather than promote productive investment.

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