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Poverty and livelihoods in Lesotho, 2000

Gay, John.

Poverty and livelihoods in Lesotho, 2000

more than a mapping exercise

by Gay, John.

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Published by Sechaba Consultants in Maseru .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lesotho.
    • Subjects:
    • Poor -- Lesotho.,
    • Poverty -- Lesotho.,
    • Income distribution -- Lesotho.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesPoverty 2000
      Statementby John Gay and David Hall ; with contributions by Tabo Foulo ... [et al.].
      ContributionsHall, David., Foulo, T.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHC920.Z9 P625 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3984809M
      ISBN 109991161732
      LC Control Number2001312625

        Nearly billion fewer people are living in extreme poverty than in In , million people lived on less than $ a day, down from billion in While poverty rates have declined in all regions, progress has been uneven: Two regions, East Asia and Pacific (47 million extreme poor) and Europe and Central Asia (7 million. Sechaba Consultants’ study of poverty and livelihoods in Lesotho described households’ livelihood activities as ‘choices’. One ‘choice’ analysed was the cultivation of field and garden crops. A household was scored with one point for cultivating field crops only, and .

      Poverty is a multidimensional problem that goes beyond economics to include, among other things, social, political, and cultural issues. Therefore, solutions to poverty cannot be based exclusively on economic policies, but require a comprehensive set of well-coordinated measures. According to UNAIDS Lesotho, 70% of OVCs are as a result of HIV and AIDS. Source: Lesotho Demographic Survey, , UNFPA. UNAIDS Lesotho. Additional information on enterprise types are included in sections presenting detailed findings. See Project Document: Promotion of Youth Employment Towards Poverty Reduction in Lesotho.

      Tanzania has the largest population in East Africa and the lowest population density; almost a third of the population is urban. Tanzania’s youthful population – about two-thirds of the population is under 25 – is growing rapidly because of the high total fertility rate of children per woman. biodiversity is the basic support to community livelihoods, there is a range of threats associated with community actions that apply considerable stress on the biodiversity components.


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Founded as a kingdom in the s, Lesotho was a British protectorate for almost years before regaining independence in Today, the country is one of the world’s smallest constitutional monarchies known for its beauty and unique culture.

Sinceprimary school education in Lesotho is free and as a result, enrollment has increased. The broadening of understandings of poverty and the innovative perspectives gained through extensive participatory research has allowed the field of human development to herald new insights of poverty, which in instances have been at odds with long established development approaches (Sen ; Sen ).

Through the expansion of poverty. Book Description 'Poverty in Plenty breaks new ground in two ways. It is the first national Human Development Report to focus on an industrialised country and it is the first to be produced by a non-governmental organisation While problems of poverty and deprivation are less extreme in countries such as the UK than in some other parts of the world, the human development message is still highly.

HIV/AIDS in Lesotho constitutes a very serious threat to the Basotho people and Lesotho's economic development. Since its initial detection inHIV/AIDS has spread at alarming rates in Lesotho. InKing Letsie III declared HIV/AIDS a natural disaster. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) inLesotho's adult prevalence rate of 25% is the second.

The book also draws upon the debates and outcomes of the Council’s Poverty, and Small-Scale Farmers: Getting the Global Trade Regime Sustainable Livelihoods and Rural Poor in Sustainable. Urban Livelihoods: A People-Centred Approach to Reducing Poverty Carole Rakodi, Tony Lloyd A livelihoods approach views the world from the point of view of the individuals, households and social groups who are trying to make a living in volatile conditions and with limited assets.Kingdom of Lesotho POVERTY REDUCTION STRATEGY i PREFACE Between /71 and /75 economic growth averaged eight percent.

However it slowed down to an average of four percent from /83 to / To accelerate sustainable growth and poverty reduction, His Majesty King Letsie III called on the nation.The population of Lesotho, inwas estimated to be 2, with a growth rate of percent.

At the end of the twentieth century these figures could alter rapidly as the HIV/AIDS crisis impacts the general population. The people of Lesotho are called Basotho (plural) and Mosotho (singular).

The culture is cohesive, with Basotho.