This study reviews the available
quantitative and qualitative information on urban poverty
issues and trends in the East Asia and Pacific (EAP) Region,
The authors evaluate the impact of
farmer field schools, an intensive participatory training
program emphasizing integrated pest management. Their
This case study is one of six
evaluations of the implementation of the World Bank's
1991 Forest Strategy. This and the other cases (Brazil,
The objective of the report is to point
at the need for a new poverty strategy, and the areas of
action it should cover, where each area should be
This article assesses the impact of the
East Asian financial crisis on farm households in two of the
region's most affected countries, Indonesia and
Vulnerability is an important aspect of households' experience of poverty.
The introduction of new high-yielding
varieties of cereals in the 1960s, known as the green
revolution. Changed dramatically the food supply I Asia, as
How effective are public interventions in addressing significant regional disparities in formal manufacturing concentration in a developing economy?
There is still a long road ahead before all Indonesian's can benefit from the full potential of ICT. That road seems even longer to rural women.
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