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Methodology For Mapping Urban Poor: The Tool To Reach Inclusive Democracy
Abstract:
All national development plans and policies in Nepal were aiming to reduce poverty from the beginning. However, the reality is very different. Even after the endeavour of last five decades, the achievement is nominal. Most of these endeavours to serve poor ended with little success as it did not reach the neediest. These initiatives lack identifying the poor and generalised the distribution of opportunities. Deprived communities and families were once again left out from these possibilities. Therefore, it is very important that identifying the poor and their condition before designing any activities gearing towards their upliftmet is a must. It is more significant in urban areas where the complexities are high, so does the ill-effects of not doing so. In the case of Nepal, when the country is striving for inclusive democracy, one should identify whom they have forgotten so far. Therefore, mapping the poor is an important activity
Publisher: CIUD, UNHABITAT Type / Script:
Bulletin or Poster  in  English
Keywords:
WATER, SANITATION, GOVERNANCE, GENDER, LOCAL GOVERNMENT, MAPPING, URBAN POVERTY, URBANIZATION, DEVELOPMENT, HOUSEHOLDS, PUBLIC PARTICIPATION, WOMEN, URBAN SETTLEMENTS, ENVIRONMENT, INFORMATION, HUMAN SETTLEMENT, POLLUTION
Thematic Group:
UNHABITAT, (2009)
Thesaurus:
10.04.00 - Environmental Health
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