Evaluation and poverty reduction: proceedings from a World by Osvaldo Néstor Feinstein, Robert Picciotto, World Bank

By Osvaldo Néstor Feinstein, Robert Picciotto, World Bank

Many various companies and associations world wide got here jointly for a convention to debate the that means of overview in poverty aid. Their ambitions throughout the day convention have been: first, to spot classes from earlier efforts to judge poverty relief courses; moment, to go looking for the recent review frontier in method for destiny poverty relief courses; and 3rd, to debate how partnerships in overview might be promoted and the way to take advantage of evaluate effects extra successfully. This quantity includes the complaints of that convention.

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For instance, World Bank general water infrastructure projects yield major health benefits for the poor. The OED poverty study also points out that the success of targeted poverty programs depends on the presence of broad-based, complementary activities and favorable socioeconomic environments. For example, microfinance projects for the poor rarely achieve the expected increase in income without parallel investments in communication, infrastructure, and information dissemination. Page 6 Yet, Malik reports that Bank projects that were designed as targeted interventions usually had better overall outcomes and similar sustainability ratings, but generally fared less well in institutional development impact.

What Are Social Funds Really Telling Us? Judith Tendler 223 Comments Soniya Carvalho 228 Floor Discussion 231 14. Economic Crises and Social Protection for the Poor: The Latin American Experience Nora Lustig, Arianna Legovini 235 Comments Raghav Gaiha 246 Floor Discussion 248 Page v Part VIII: Development Effectiveness in Health, Nutrition, and Population Services 15. Delivering Social Services: Lessons on Health, Nutrition, and Population Susan Stout 253 Comments Margaret Goodman 264 Floor Discussion 266 Part IX: Crisis Prevention 16.

What shall we take from this for our future directions? The Bank has recently entered into a partnership with Habitat, for example, in Page xvi recognition of the need to look beyond our individual work in infrastructure on the one hand and education on the other, to ask what strategies for an urban area will maximize the effectiveness of a focus on education, on health, and on infrastructure, and to ask about the interactivity of individual interventions. We very much need your help in this arena.

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