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Ecuador"s rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty

Peter Lanjouw

Ecuador"s rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty

by Peter Lanjouw

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Published by World Bank, Development Research Group in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ecuador.
    • Subjects:
    • Rural industries -- Ecuador.,
    • Poverty -- Ecuador.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Lanjouw.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 1904, Policy research working papers ;, 1904.
      ContributionsWorld Bank. Development Research Group.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57 P63 no. 1904
      The Physical Object
      Pagination30, [20] p. ;
      Number of Pages30
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL70995M
      LC Control Number99171136

        Extreme Poverty is increasingly a rural phenomenon. Rural non-farm activities account for 35 to 50% of rural income in developing countries. . ilies are concentrated in the southern part of the country. Poor rural nonfarm fam- ilies are generally more widely dispersed than poor farm families. American Indians are among these rural nonfarm families. 5. Much of the poverty existing in rural areas can be attributed to unemploy- ment and underemployment.

      Nine million people in the United States live in rural poverty. This large segment of the population has generally been overlooked even as considerable attention, and social conscience, is directed to the alleviation of urban poverty. This timely, needed volume focuses on poor, rural people in poor, rural settings. Rural poverty is not confined to one section of the country or to one ethnic group. Research indicates that the impact of rural sector growth (both from the farm and non- farm sectors) on poverty reduction depends upon initial conditions, such as the distribution of assets, access to social and physical goods and services, and geographic factors (box ).File Size: KB.

      tiny in the past, and is argued by some to offer an important route out of poverty. This article attempts to shed empirical light on the issues sur-rounding rural poverty alleviation and the rural nonagricultural sector. It focuses on the particular case of Ecuador, and is based on high-quality. Book List 0. Sort: Read Now. 1. Determinants of commercial bank interest margins and profitability: some international evidence measuring and explaining income inequality in rural China. by Ravallion, Martin Published Ecuador's rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty. by Lanjouw, Peter Published


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Ecuador"s rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty by Peter Lanjouw Download PDF EPUB FB2

The nonagricultural rural sector represents a potentially important route out of poverty: Poverty declines as the share of income from nonagricultural sources : Peter Lanjouw.

Ecuador's rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty. Washington, DC: World Bank, Development Research Group, [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Peter Lanjouw; World Bank.

Development Research Group. Ecuador's rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty (English). Ecuador's Rural Nonfarm The nonagricultural rural Sector as a Route Out sector represents a potentially important route out of of Poverty poverty in Ecuador.

Poverty declines as the share of income from nonagricultural Peter Lan jolw sources rises. Nonagricultural employment and earnings are positively associated with. sector in reducing poverty. The rural non-agricultural sector in Ecuador accounts for roughly 40% of rural incomes.

Nearly 40% of men and 50% of economically active women are employed in this sector. The sector represents an important route out of poverty--poverty declines as the share of total income from non-agricultural sources rises.

Get this from a library. Ecuador's rural nonfarm sector as a route out of poverty. [Peter Lanjouw; World Bank. Development Research Group.]. The nonagricultural rural sector represents a potentially important route out of poverty: Poverty declines as the share of income from nonagricultural sources arises.

Nonagricultural employment and earnings are positively associated with higher education levels and better access to. Getachew Yirga: Rural nonfarm sector and poverty: 64 1. Introduction Land and labor are obviously the most viable factors of production in the Ethiopian rural setting.

On the one hand, land is alarmingly becoming too scarce. On the other hand, however, primarily due to. Downloadable (with restrictions). The present study examines whether rural non-farm employment has any poverty and/or vulnerability-reducing effect in Vietnam and India.

To take account of sample selection bias associated with it, we have applied treatment-effects model. It is found that log per capita consumption or log mean per capita expenditure significantly increased as a result of access.

Country programs have delivered rural services as part of sector programs, but not as part of an integrated spacial approach to developing the rural non-farm economy to reduce rural poverty.

Analysis: Critical to guiding coherent country approaches to the rural non-farm economy is the application of consistent diagnostics. The Bank has been a leader in researching the rural non-farm economy, including its link to poverty.

Growing Rural Nonfarm Share of 39% 28% 26% 10% 25% 7% 17% 4% National income Farm hh income China. Johns Hopkins University Press,pp. The rural nonfarm economy (RNFE) provides 35 to 50 percent of rural incomes across the developing world (p.

Furthermore, 65 percent of rural developing-country households work in both the farm and nonfarm sectors. Rural poverty in Ecuador is ultimately caused by lack of education, lack of employment, a low amount of market integration and little access to land. There are many indigenous people who live in the rural highlands and the Amazon region that are in poverty and the amount of impoverished indigenous is much higher than those that are not indigenous.

RURAL NON-FARM INCOME IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES for agricultural and rural development as well as poverty alleviation; and, with a view to sector induces the non-farm sector to increase its Cited by: Summary Policy makers have high expectations for the rural non-farm economy (RNFE).

Given high income shares, growing employment, and frequently low capital requirements, they see the RNFE as a potential pathway out of poverty for their rural poor. Yet available evidence suggests that pro-poor rural non-farm growth does not occur by: Assisting the development of the rural nonfarm economy (RNFE) is essential to the World Bank Group’s twin goals of poverty alleviation and shared prosperity.

Most of the world’s poor live in rural areas. Inan estimated million people were living under the international poverty line of $ a day. Although rural povertyFile Size: 2MB. By contrast, nearly 30% of the rural population is engaged only in nonfarm activities.

And this segment is the least poor of the entire rural population. It seems possible therefore, that the rural nonfarm sector in El Salvador functions as a route out of poverty as well as a Cited by: RURAL POVERTY AND INCOME DYNAMICS IN SOUTHEAST ASIA 1 1.

Introduction There was a belief from the s to the s that high population pressure on closed land frontier would result in high incidence of rural poverty, food shortages, and even widespread famine in Southeast Asia and South Asia.

High population pressure leads to. The ‘non-farm’ sector includes all economic activities in rural areas except agriculture, livestock, fishing and hunting. Like other developing countries, rural non-farm sector in Pakistan is comprises of heterogeneous activities.

However it is not performing well due to its small manufacturing base. Contribution of off-farm employment to income of indigenous and mestizo households in the Ecuadorian Amazon Contribution of off-farm employment to income of indigenous and mestizo households in the Ecuadorian Amazon.

Cristian Vasco, Richard Bilsborrow Ecuador’s Rural Nonfarm Sector as Route out of Poverty. World Bank Policy Research Author: Cristian Vasco, Richard Bilsborrow. In low-income countries, investing in agriculture has a greater impact on reducing poverty than investing in other sectors, as it offers the most direct route for rural people to benefit from their main assets: land and labour.

Investment in small-scale family farming and in the livelihoods of fishers, forest dwellers and herders, is an.met in the context of new aid modalities, for example Poverty Reduction Strategy Papers and Sector Wide Approaches – the latter, at least, are problematic in this sector.

There will also be special problems in poorly performing countries. 1 The background papers and other materials are to be found in I.

Urey (ed) 'Emerging Issues in RuralFile Size: 31KB.A complement to recent in-depth quantitative analyses of rural poverty in Ecuador, this is a report on the results of the Rural Qualitative Assessment of living conditions in rural communities in all three of Ecuador's diverse regions.