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Do rural infrastructure investments benefit the poor?

Do rural infrastructure investments benefit the poor?

evaluating linkages

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Published by World Bank, Asia and Pacific Region, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Vietnam.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural poor -- Effect of economic policy on -- Vietnam.,
    • Infrastructure (Economics) -- Vietnam.,
    • Households -- Effect of economic policy on -- Vietnam.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJocelyn A Songco.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 2796, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 2796.
      ContributionsWorld Bank. East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3668969M
      LC Control Number2002615705

      to increase investments in educational infrastructure in ways that will o vercome current challenges and reap all of the potential benefits, particularly those related to learning. Rural families increasingly depend on non-farm incomes. When infrastructure or basic services are lacking, credit is difficult to get and institutions are weak, small rural enterprises and earners of non-farm wages are the hardest hit. Without social protection, the poor are the most vulnerable especially those with disabilities and the elderly.

        93 percent of rural Americans believe Federal investments in infrastructure are important to improving the job situation in their communities, according .   Private sector investment is not new. Infrastructure investments have been private-sector led in most parts of the world for more than a generation. However, the scale of the investment required means that governments have had to attract money from overseas in .

      Rural infrastructure plays a key role in reaching the large mass of rural poor. When rural infrastructure has deteriorated or is non-existent, the cost of marketing investments in rural infrastructure lowered transportation costs, increased farmers’ literature has not been completely successful in assessing the benefits and costs of. Investments in environmental protection, rural infrastructure and in rural health and education are critical to sustainable rural development and can enhance national well-being. Beyond meeting basic needs, investments must be linked to the potential to raise productivity and income.


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Do rural infrastructure investments benefit the poor? Download PDF EPUB FB2

Songco presents findings from a survey of the existing literature on such impacts. Although evidence exists for improved household welfare from rural infrastructure investment, little evidence was found of studies that provided concrete linkages between specific investments in rural infrastructure and increased welfare of the rural poor.

In brief, though evidence does exist for improved household welfare from rural infrastructure investments, relatively little evidence was found of studies that provided concrete linkages between specific investments in rural infrastructure and increased welfare of the rural poor.

Get this from a library. Do rural infrastructure investments benefit the poor?: evaluating linkages: a global view, a focus on Vietnam. [Jocelyn A Songco; World Bank.

East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit.]. What is the evidence on linkages between rural infrastructure investments and householdwelfare. In the past, most evaluations conducted after project completion have focused onphysical outputs and success of project implementation to assess the efficacy of a Do Rural Infrastructure Investments Benefit the Poor.

Evaluating Linkages: A Global. Rural infrastructure is critical to both economic and social development. Its absence hinders growth and it is often the poorest which are affected most. This book aims to provide a framework on. BibTeX @MISC{View02dorural, author = {A Global View and A Focus On Vietnam and Jocelyn A.

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information and communication technology;access to clean drinking water;rural water supply and sanitation;rural infrastructure investment;Rural Poor;household expenditure.

Downloadable. What are linkages between rural infrastructure investments, and household welfare. In the past, most of the evaluations to assess the effectiveness of a project, focused on physical outputs, and success of project implementation.

In recent years, more attention has been given to the impact of investments, particularly its effect on the poor, both in economic, and non-economic terms. Do Rural Infrastructure Investments Benefit the Poor. Evaluating Linkages: A Global View, a Focus on Vietnam (February ).

World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. Even more infrastructure investment and expansion are needed in order to extend the reach of services - especially to people living in rural areas and to the poor.

But as this report shows, the quantity of investment cannot be the exclusive focus of policy. Get this from a library. Do rural infrastructure investments benefit the poor?: evaluating linkages: a global view, a focus on Vietnam. [Jocelyn A Songco; World Bank.

East Asia and Pacific Regional Office. Poverty Reduction and Economic Management Sector Unit.] -- What are the linkages between rural infrastructure investments and household welfare. The challenges of farming in developing regions such as sub-Saharan Africa are many and include geographical disadvantages, poor governance, civil war and conflict, ethnicity and gender issues, corruption, and inadequate investment.

Indeed, rural infrastructure, including roads and irrigation systems, has largely contributed to food insecurity. Do Rural Infrastructure Investments Benefit the Poor. Evaluating Linkages: A Global View, A Focus on Vietnam. By A Global View, A Focus On Vietnam and Jocelyn A. Songco. Abstract.

What is the evidence on linkages between rural infrastructure investments and household welfare. In the past, most evaluations conducted after project completion.

The investments will make sure the communities who have suffered the most from pollution are first to benefit — including low-income rural and urban communities, communities of color, and Native communities. safe drinking water is a right in all communities – rural to urban, rich and poor – investing in the repair of water pipelines.

The estimated total investments in rural infrastructure required to support the increases in agricultural crop production arising from the land and water developments foreseen by the yeartogether with supporting infrastructure for the livestock and fisheries subsectors, amount to some US$91 billion, distributed as follows: crop storage.

The development and maintenance of an efficient, reliable infrastructure system is critical to the success of American agriculture. To ensure that the necessary investments are made, Agri-Pulse and the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) recently held a Rural Infrastructure Summit to address challenges and propose potential solutions.

With increasingly mobile capital, other studies suggest that policies directly encouraging investment in the rural non-farm sector may be the best means of improving the overall welfare of the poor (Haggblade et al., Haggblade, S., Hazell, P.

and Reardon, T. Strategies for stimulating poverty-alleviating growth in the rural nonfarm economy. Support the rural landscape by creating an economic climate that enhances the viability of working lands and conserves natural lands.

Help existing places thrive by taking care of assets and investments such as downtowns, Main Streets, existing infrastructure, and places that the community values.

Create great new places by building. We can reap the benefits of investing in rural communities It is also the place where three-quarters of the poor and hungry live. For millions of rural people, the new agenda is the same as. There is a general concern however about the poor condition of local infrastructure and the insufficient capacity at the decentralized level to develop and sustain this infrastructure.

While most people live within an acceptable distance from a health centre or a school, the facilities do not always provide the services people need. Electoral demographics do not do anything to counter that, because rural voters and most rural states are unlikely to be necessary to a Democratic victory.

Generally progressive political observers and analysts such as Bruce Katz of the Brookings Institution have long placed an emphasis on urban over rural.poor planning resulting in the failure to incorporate poverty reduction in the design and implementation of infrastructure projects.

To address these weaknesses, it is recommended that there should be a paradigm shift from the trickle down perception of the benefits of infrastructure to one that advances a pro-poor infrastructure investment.was assumed that investments in urban and rural roads stimulated economic growth and social development.

Recent research has shown that transport investments tend to benefit the non-poor most, and that investments must be consciously designed to avoid further impoverishing poor people.