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Participatory monitoring of urban poverty in Vietnam

Oxfam GB

Participatory monitoring of urban poverty in Vietnam

second-round synthesis report-2009

by Oxfam GB

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Published by Oxfam, Actionaid in Ha Noi, Viet Nam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social conditions,
  • Poverty,
  • Urban policy

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC444.Z9+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. :
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25052541M
    LC Control Number2010437024

    Programme - Sharing lessons on poverty reduction and development schemes for ethnic minorities in Vietnam Ha Viet Quan1 I. Background Currently 54 ethnic groups are officially listed in. Poverty reduction, or poverty alleviation, is a set of measures, both economic and humanitarian, that are intended to permanently lift people out of poverty.. Measures, like those promoted by Henry George in his economics classic Progress and Poverty, are those that raise, or are intended to raise, ways of enabling the poor to create wealth for themselves as a means of ending poverty forever.

    The pro - poor households in urban areas are households with average income from VND , to VND , per capita per month (roughly US$24–31 per capita per month). With the new poverty line, Vietnam's percentage of households was estimated 12 percent at the end of Achievements in poverty reduction. Participatory Poverty Assessments (PPAs) are now common in international development research. Most PPAs have been undertaken with adults and there are still relatively few PPAs with children. The objective of the current study was to understand adults' and children's perceptions of the causes and consequences of child poverty in rural Vietnam.

    “ Participatory Poverty Assessment in Tra Vinh Province.” Background paper for the Vietnam Poverty Assessment, Oxfam Great Britain, Hanoi. Google Scholar: Oxfam GB and ActionAid. “ The Impacts of the Global Financial Crisis on Socio-economic Groups in Vietnam.” Monitoring report, Oxfam Great Britain and ActionAid Vietnam. This book by Williams and Hummelbrunner () In addition to facilitating community-level participatory monitoring of a local programs and services, the Community Score Card (CARE ) is intended to serve as a means of enhancing citizen voice and increasing transparency, accountability and responsiveness of service providers.


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PMUB Participatory Monitoring of Urban Poverty PPA Participatory Poverty Assessment RIM Rapid Impact Monitoring RRD Red River Delta SBV State Bank of Vietnam SEDP Socio-Economic Development Plan SIDA Sweden International Development Agency SMEs Small and Medium sized Enterprises SOEs State-Owned Enterprises TOT Terms of Trade.

The report updates the results of the participatory monitoring of urban poverty in Vietnam on in   Participatory Monitoring of Urban Poverty in vietnam - second-Round synthesis Report, because everything is uncertain. The children do. The consultations took place in six rural and urban locations across Vietnam selected to represent a range of poverty situations.

About 1, people participated in the research. This report, which is the first of three volumes documenting the local consultations, provides an account and reflection on the approach and methodology used in the.

in adopting this strategy, which should form the backbone of poverty monitoring over the timeframe of the PRSP. Adoption of this strategy will strengthen government capacity to assess the impact of past, current, and proposed programs and policies to reduce poverty and to monitor poverty levels among key subgroups of the population.

A poverty mapping. Vietnam’s urban population is growing rapidly: by 45% of Vietnamese are forecasted to be residing in cities. Even though poverty today remains predominantly a rural phenomenon, there is a need to better understand the landscape of poverty in urban areas.

Participatory Monitoring of Urban Poverty in Viet Nam: Second-round synthesis report Author Oxfam Impact of Price Hikes on the Lives and Livelihoods of Poor People in Viet Nam: A follow-up activity to the participatory poverty monitoring initiative.

In recognition of the importance of the urban poverty and multi-dimensional poverty approach on poverty reduction, UNDP has cooperated with Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city to develop and implement the Project “Support to in-depth assessment of urban povert in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh city” for the period (or the Project “Urban poverty”).

Yet in rural areas, home to 70 per cent of the population, poverty remains a severe and chronic problem. The average income per capita there is less than 50 per cent of that in urban areas, and the rural poverty rate is nearly three times the urban rate. Poverty gains are fragile, and a portion of the population are living close to the poverty.

Vietnam has a strong track record of monitoring poverty and undertaking poverty assessments.1 The firstreport, Vietnam Poverty Assessment and Strategy was prepared in the mids when Vietnam was still a very low-income country (with GDP per capita of less than US$) but transitioning.

Vietnam has experienced unprecedented development growth in the past 10 years with average annual rate of percent ().The significant increase in GDP and dramatic reduction in poverty have been attributed to the government's successful market economic reforms known in Vietnam as Doi moi to move from centralized toward market-oriented economy, as well as corresponding reforms in the.

Urban social movements, poverty reduction and social justice, Diana Mitlin (), IIED Briefing paper. Two books summarise the work of IIED and its partners on urban poverty. These are: Reducing urban poverty in the global South, David Satterthwaite and Diana Mitlin (), Routledge. The book vividly describes the methods of PRA, highlighting the essential features as well as the application, merits and limitations of each ipatory Rural Appraisal: Principles, Methods and Application outlines the application of PRA methodology in areas like participatory poverty assessment, sustainable livelihood analysis.

The appropriateness of these official poverty lines to urban contexts was raised in the s, along with the importance of seeing and understanding the many dimensions of urban poverty. (4) The validity of the World Bank’s international poverty line, set at a dollar per person per day (later raised to US$ a day) was questioned.

In the s and early s, Vietnam's economic performance was dismal, and Vietnam was one of the poorest countries in the world. With the adoption of new market-oriented policies in the late 's, economic growth increased rapidly.

Vietnam achieved an extremely high rate of economic growth in the s, averaging 8% per year from to Reviews: 1. Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) methods, now known as Participatory Learning and Action (PLA), have been extensively used in development research, action and evaluation.

This book is based on the author s decade-long intensive field experience each method is explained by drawing on field-based illustrations. The book vividly describes the methods of PRA, highlighting the essential Reviews: 3. poverty rates from 13 percent of the region to 66 percent.

In the process, million people go from being counted as non-poor to poor (Székely, et al, ). The same researchers describe how differences in assumptions led one set of researchers to find poverty to be as low as 20 percent of the population of Mexico inwhile another set.

By Caroline M. Robb - Development thinking has changed significantly in recent years. Policymakers have recognized the ability of the poor to make a valuable contribution to the analysis of poverty and are consulting them directly.

This new participatory approach has resulted in a broader definition of poverty and better-informed public policies that are more responsive to the needs of the poor. Building the evidence base for inclusion of indigenous peoples is a complex task.

In different countries, and within them, indigenous peoples are described by different names: ethnic minorities, scheduled tribes, first peoples/nations, aboriginals, ethnic groups, Adivasi, hill people and others.

Poverty head count ratio in Vietnam fell from % in to % in ().Table 1 shows that the urban poverty rate has been stable at a low level, although it slightly increased in the most recent survey. In contrast, the rural sector has maintained a rapid pace of poverty reduction though the level of reduction has marginally slowed (e.g.

percentage points in the s, World Bank. Regional Urban Poverty Rates 14 Urban Poverty Rates over Time, in the EAP Region 14 Proportion of Urban Land by Income Group in EAP, and 16 Intra-urban Inequalities (Gini Coefficients) 17 Poverty and Place 19 Proportion of Urban .Background: The cesarean section rate in Vietnam has been increasing especially in urban area.

However, limited evidence identified regarding socio-demographic factors of the cesarean section birth. Despite a wide under-prioritization, the issue of child poverty has received increasing attention worldwide over the last decade.

The acknowledgement in Vietnam that child-specific poverty measurement is crucial for poverty efforts directed towards children, and the current lack thereof, instigated the development of a Vietnam child poverty approach.