Poverty, Aids And Hunger

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Overview

The numbers of Africans living in absolute poverty continues to increase. Through bolder and more innovative approaches, the poor can be helped, at very reasonable cost, to break out of poverty. We use the experience from one of the poorest countries on the continent, Malawi, to illustrate both the challenges that poverty creates, and the opportunities for change that exist. We develop a model easily replicable at modest cost to lift people quickly out of poverty, with sustainable benefits.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403998330
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 1/1/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction—A.Conroy & J.Sachs
• PART 1: THE PERFECT STORM
• The History of Development and Crisis in Malawi—A.Conroy & J.Sachs
• Health and Disease in Malawi—A.Conroy & J.Malewezi
• The AIDS Pandemic—A.Conroy & A.Whiteside
• The Impact of the AIDS Pandemic on the National Economy and Development—A.Whiteside & A.Conroy
• The Collapse of Agriculture—M.Blackie & A.Conroy
• Economic Isolation—J.Sachs
• Malawi and the Poverty Trap - First Person Account—A.Conroy
• PART 2: THE SOLUTIONS
• Introduction—J.Sachs
• Breaking Out of the Health and Disease Crisis—A.Conroy, J.Malewezi & J.Sachs
• Breaking Out of the Food Crisis—M.Blackie & A.Conroy
• Breaking Out of Economic Isolation—J.Sachs
• Changing Mindsets—A.Conroy & M.Blackie
• Ending Extreme Poverty in Malawi—J.Sachs

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