The Challenges of the Institutionalization of the Reduction Poverty Policies and Programs: Social Authority, Decentralization and Participation (Planning and Development of Productive and Work Generat

Nov 2004
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VII Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on November 11th and 12th, 2004. The Mixed Institute of Social Aid (IMAS) is a Public Institution, with autonomous institutional status and own legal capacity, founded by means of Law 4760, April 30th, 1971. Its task is to assist and fight the poverty. That is why, according to its attributes included in its creation Law, it is the Director Institution in this field.