What Challenges do Poverty Reduction Strategies Face?

Dec 2003
This presentation was commissioned by the Poverty Reduction and Social Protection Network of the Regional Policy Dialogue for the VI Hemispheric Meeting celebrated on December 9th and 10th, 2003. Why reduce poverty? Social, economic, political and ethical questions. What is Poverty? Basic concepts: poverty, inequality, exclusion and vulnerability Who are the poor? Poverty indicators,base lines, measurement. Poverty profiles as instrument for design and focalization of programs. Family information Systems (Registro Único).