By Palash Kamruzzaman
This publication bargains a severe research on utilising a common knowing of poverty and indicates methods ahead for poverty aid for constructing nations in a post-2015 period. Taking particular country-contexts into consideration, the writer argues that nationwide poverty strains might be the benchmark for destiny anti-poverty rules.
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Extra resources for Dollarisation of Poverty: Rethinking Poverty Beyond 2015
But vast gaps still persist. The purpose of these surveys is mostly determined by the needs of the project and does not really overcome the structural constraint at country level. 0006 Dollarisation of Poverty both in poverty scholarship and for various organisations,4 how do we know that data was generated through best practice at the national levels to develop the national poverty lines? 5 As Deaton (2011: 17) suggests, estimates of poverty by international and national poverty lines operate within quite different policy spaces: ...
2 pointing to the credibility of global measurement that was based on those sources), but they are the best data for making such comparisons over time. So this is relative and rhetorical. It is also known that the estimate can and will change over time (with a hope that the quality of national level data will improve). The underlying principle of making coherence is therefore purely theoretical and is very distant from the reality. The question then is whyy it was felt necessary and appropriate to rely on this rhetorical promises and unproved hope.
The world summits of the 1990s focused on specific aspects of human well-being, such as literacy and nutrition, health and reproductive health, gender equality and access to safe water. Donor countries wanted to introduce a global target for poverty at the 1995 social summit in Copenhagen but developing countries objected because they found the concept ill-defined. 6 In 2000, that target was included in the Millennium Declaration but with an important amendment: it explicitly defined poverty as living on less than $1 per day.