Poverty, AIDS and Hunger: Breaking the Poverty Trap in Malawi

Poverty, AIDS and Hunger: Breaking the Poverty Trap in Malawi

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Palgrave Macmillan UK

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Poverty, AIDS and Hunger: Breaking the Poverty Trap in Malawi

Using the experiences of Malawi, one of the poorest countries on the African continent, to illustrate both the challenges that poverty creates, and the opportunities for change that exist. Poverty, AIDS and Hunger outlines an easily-replicable model, at modest cost, that could lift people quickly out of poverty, with sustainable benefits.

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ISBN-13: 9781403998330
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 10/31/2006
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 280
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

List of Figures List of Tables Foreword by Stephen Lewis Preface by Bono 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 Afterword; Tom Arnold

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