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Rural Poverty in Ethiopia: Household Case Studies from North Shewa
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Table of Contents

 

 

GLOSSARY

iii

 

ABSTRACT

v

1.

Introduction

1

2.

The Research Area and Methods

2

3.

The Context

4

 

3.1 Livelihood Activities

4

 

3.2 Land and Draft Power

5

 

3.3 Markets and Government Interventions

7

4.

Peasant Perspectives on Economic Stratification and Poverty

10

5.

Assets: Role and Access

12

6.

Poverty as Process

23

 

6.1 Processes of Impoverishment

23

 

6.2 Escaping Poverty

26

7.

Livelihood Strategies

27

8.

Participation in Social Activities and Social Support

33

9.

The Social Development of the Household

37

10.

The Impact of Development Interventions

45

11.

Conclusion

51

12.

Implications for Poverty Reduction

54

13.

References

58

 

Annex 1: Table 1. Socio-Economic Profile of Case Households

61

 

Annex 2: Table 2. Household Case Studies

62