Poverty reduction has always been an important objective for the adb and the bank's poverty reduction strategy, approved in november 1999, articulated poverty reduction as adb's key features of poverty in pakistan, discusses its main causes, outlines existing programs and. Successful chinese model of poverty reduction discussed the poverty reduction solutions that china had applied cannot be exactly replicated in pakistan, but there were various areas were. Of poverty in pakistan 1 the latest evidence suggests that thee may be 2986 million people in pakistan living below the poverty line out of which 20 million reside in rural areas and 986 million are in urban areas (poverty line is the ability to afford expenditure for a minimum calorific intake of 2550 calories per person per day) 2.
Poverty reduction in recent years (gop, 2014) the world bank also finds that poverty in pakistan has fallen faster than its south asian counterparts, but that the decline has been inconsistent for most of the 1990s poverty fell until a drought in 1998 raised the number of people in extreme poverty from 40 million in 1998 to 53 million in 2001. Over the last two decades, pakistan has made significant progress in reducing all measures of poverty the consumption-based poverty headcount decreased from 579% in 1998-99 to 295% in 2013-14, while the incidence of multidimensional poverty has declined from 552% in 2004-05 to 388% in 2014-15.
Consumption-based poverty in pakistan fell sharply between 1990 and 2010, according to official poverty data nonetheless the mainstream narrative on poverty reduction in the country remains highly contested. Statistics on poverty in pakistan need to be depoliticised so that they can be credible, according to a new report the report, progress under scrutiny: poverty reduction in pakistan, says it is hard to trust official estimates on consumption-based poverty in pakistan.
Poverty reduction requires a holistic effort that should target all the elements that cascade into inequality, human deprivation, and social exclusion pakistan’s i-prsp is a.
Poverty reduction in pakistan: the strategic impact of macro and employment policies working paper no 46 moazam mahmood policy integration department.
Pakistan poverty alleviation fund (ppaf) is the apex institution for community-driven development and poverty alleviation in pakistan. V cpr contraceptive prevalence rate cprspd centre for poverty reduction and social policy development cps contraceptive prevalence survey.