The Regional Conference on Poverty Monitoring in Asia, held in 2004 sought to contribute to policies on poverty monitoring for more efficent and effective poverty reduction, improvement of procedures and techniques in poverty monitoring, promotion of creative new methodologies and replication of best practices. This volume contains selected papers from the conference that synthesis the experiences and lessons learned by practitioners and researchers from six Asian countries. The papers and discussions provide valuable insights into innovative and practical examples of poverty monitoring in real life contexts and are a timely contribution to the dissemination of regionl examples of poverty monitoring in real life contexts and are a timely contribution to the dissemination of regioanl experiences from Asia.
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Sri Lankan think-tank promoting a better understanding of poverty-related development issues. CEPA believes that poverty is an injustice that should be overcome and that overcoming poverty involves changing policies and practices nationally and internationally, as well as working with people in poverty.
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