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Poverty Research in a Development Policy Context

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This article provides an evaluation of the extent to which science is addressing worldwide poverty and hunger. It is based on the literature contained in the Thomson Reuters' Web of Science Citation Index (1980 to 2008) and focuses on the WOTRO Strategy Plan 2007–2010 of the Netherlands Foundation for the Advancement of Tropical Research, although similar policies from other countries might also be assessed. The data show that poverty/hunger research has grown steadily over time in many disciplines, most significantly in Environmental Sciences and Technology. Much of this research is hidden; hence the construction of an internationally recognised open-access database is recommended so that scientists can easily identify critical gaps related to scientific capacity-building.
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Keywords: Poverty research; open access to scientific literature; science and development policy

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Centre for Science and Technology Studies, Leiden University ( )., Email: [email protected]

Publication date: May 1, 2011

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