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What Works for the Poorest? Poverty reduction programmes for the world's extreme poor
This book is the first attempt to examine 'what works for the poorest' and analyses innovative ultra-poor programmes from around the world and explores the lessons that emerge from this important body of knowledge. It should be read by staff of donor agencies and NGOs, students of development studies who are concerned about chronic poverty.

Publisher: Practical Action Publishing in association with GSE Research

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Free Content Preliminary material
pp. i-xvii(17)

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What works for the poorest?
pp. 1-22(22)
Authors: Hulme, David; Lawson, David

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Pro-poorest growth: A national household survey approach
pp. 23-44(22)
Authors: Serajuddin, Umar; Zaman, Hassan; Narayan, Ambar

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Identifying and targeting the extreme poor: A methodology for rural Bangladesh
pp. 77-96(20)
Authors: Sen, Binayak; Begum, Sharifa

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Testing combined targeting systems for cash transfer programmes: The case of the CT-OVC programme in Kenya
pp. 97-114(18)
Authors: Alviar, Carlos; Ayala, Francisco; Handa, Sudhanshu

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Eradicating extreme poverty: The Chile Solidario Programme
pp. 135-148(14)
Author: Barrientos, Armando

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Exclusion to empowerment: Women of the Siddi community in Gujarat (India)
pp. 179-194(16)
Authors: Bandyopadhyay, Somnath; Oza, Apoorva; Nygaard, David

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The NREGA and rural women in poverty: Entitlements, issues and emerging concerns
pp. 195-208(14)
Authors: Bhattacharya, Rina; Pillai, Meera; Sudarshan, Ratna

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Linking microfinance and safety net programmes: New pathways for the poorest
pp. 241-252(12)
Authors: Hashemi, Syed; Anand, Malika

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Making poverty reduction work for the poorest
pp. 263-269(7)
Authors: Hulme, David; Lawson, David

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Free Content Supplementary material
pp. 271-282(12)

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