Poverty Allevation And Livelihood Security Of Swat Pakistan

Poverty Allevation And Livelihood Security Of Swat Pakistan


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Poverty Allevation And Livelihood Security Of Swat Pakistan by Malak Zada, Dr. Amir Khan, Abdul Razzaq

Poverty is one of the major problems in the world. Currently over one third of the population of Pakistan is living under the poverty line. In Pakistan various economic empowerment programs have been lunched to improve the socio economic profile of the peoples. The current study was conducted in 2008-2009 to investigate the impact of government poverty alleviation programs on the people of Peuchar Valley, Swat. The random sampling techniques were adopted and two hundred individuals and nine group questionnaires were filled from key informed person of nine Villages. The study revealed that majority of Peucharine tribes is illiterate, jobless and living below poverty line. It has been concluded from the study that some relationship found between government poverty alleviation programs and socio economic status of the peoples which enhance and improve the livelihood security of the area. The study suggested that there are certain inadequacies and inequities in the Poverty reduction programs and Zakat system which must be removed to improve the socio economic conditions of local community in the Valley.

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ISBN-13: 9783639373141
Publisher: VDM Verlag
Publication date: 07/29/2011
Pages: 100
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.24(d)

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