EU Development Policy and Poverty Reduction: Enhancing Effectiveness

EU Development Policy and Poverty Reduction: Enhancing Effectiveness

by Wil Hout, Timothy M Shaw

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This inspiring collection analyzes the contribution of EU development policy to poverty reduction and provides suggestions to enhance its effectiveness. It focuses on various aspects of the policy – trade, agriculture and food security, and modes of policy making and implementation – and concludes with practical recommendations for improvement.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409498377
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 03/28/2013
Series: The International Political Economy of New Regionalisms Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 19 MB
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About the Author

Wil Hout is Associate Professor of World Development and Dean at the Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Development cooperation, poverty reduction and the European Union, Wil Hout; Part 1 Trade Policy, Regional Integration and Poverty: Regional integration and poverty: how to assess the links?, Dirk Willem te Velde; European Union trade policy and the poor: towards improving the poverty impact of the GSP in Latin America, Christian Freres and Andrew Mold; Trade policy and transport costs: what can the EU do to promote export growth in East Africa? Oliver Morrissey. Part 2 Agriculture, Livelihoods and Food Security: Agricultural rehabilitation and social protection in countries emerging from conflict, Catherine Longley, Ian Christoplos and Tom Slaymaker; Local and regional food aid procurement: development impact and implications for future policy, David J. Walker, Rick J. Hodges and Tiago Wandschneider; The international seafood trade: supporting sustainable livelihoods among poor aquatic resource users in Asia, Graeme Macfadyen, Michael Phillips and Graham Haylor; Poverty alleviation in the horticulture sector: insights from Uganda and Vietnam, Thom Achterbosch, André de Jager, Derek Eaton, Gerdien Meijerink and Siebe van Wijk; Policies for enhancing food security through relevant basic education, Tom Vandenbosch, Tutui Nanok, Peter Taylor and Eric Tollens. Part 3 Modes of Policy Making and Implementation: Creating space for civil society in policy dialogue, Janice Giffen; Cross-sector partnerships in Southern Africa, Stuart Reid and Melanie Rein; Contracting health services in Afghanistan: a feasible option to reach the poor?, Lesley Strong, Abdul Wali and Egbert Sondorp. Part 4 Conclusions: EU development policy and poverty reduction: conclusions and recommendations, Wil Hout; Bibliography; Index.

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