Rural Asia

challenge and opportunity by Asian Development Bank

Publisher: Praeger in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 489 Downloads: 413
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  • Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- Asia,
  • Rural development -- Asia,
  • Asia -- Rural conditions

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementAsian Development Bank.
The Physical Object
Pagination489 p. :
Number of Pages489
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23747318M

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Sep 27,  · This study looks at the social and economic status, family and workforce roles, and quality of life of women in the rural sectors of monsoonal and equatorial Asia, from Pakistan to Japan, where life often is characterized by unemployment, underemployment, and by: An economic transformation has occurred in much of rural Asia during the last two decades.

Large parts of the region have made remarkable progress with substantial gains in food security, per capita income, quality of life, and poverty reduction. Yet, rural Asia remains home to million people living in poverty, many of whom have no access to safe water and sanitation. Get this from a library.

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Rural Asia book book is an original contribution which succeeds in showing the problematic aspects of rural and urban categories for governance and political imagination.” (Jean-François Bissonnette, Pacific Affairs, Vol. 88 (1), March, ) “This book has something for everyone interested in urban-rural interactions in contemporary Asia.

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Rural poverty constitutes the most important development challenge in many Asian developing economies, but much still remains unclear about the characteristics, causes and possible remedies of rural poverty.

This book, an outcome of an Asian Development Bank study on rural poverty, presents a collection of economic essays highlighting the major issues affecting rural poverty.

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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. []) and index. Contents. Study of rural Asia; v Summary This book examines the commercialization of the rural Asian economy and the provision and use of rural financial services since the s.

Nov 23,  · [Analyses the process of rural-urban migration of landless rural families in South Asia using field data from Dattabad slum in Calcutta and from Notuk village in Midnapur District, West Bengal, India, and from Ekdala and South Rampur villages in by: “ The idea of coming out is not a natural one in Asia as it goes against the whole tradition and the morals of Confucianism.

What gays frequently do in Asia is they ‘come home’: they bring their partners home, into their family, once they are a stable couple, and things are therefore known without being spoken.

Titled Sustainable Land Use and Rural Development in Mountainous Areas in Southeast Asia, or the Uplands Program, the project aims to contribute through agricultural research to the conservation of natural resources and the improvement of living conditions of the rural population in the mountainous regions of Southeast Asia.

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