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NGOs and poverty issues in peri-urban areas


  • Muhammad Haroon SIDDIQUE

    () (Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand)


Poverty reduction is the top-most element in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set by the United Nations those have provided a broad way for the development planning professionals on the globe to assess their past performance in the important aspects of development planning as well as to plan their strategies for the design period of 2000-2015. The United Nations sees the nations as members of a global family and expects them to work for the fellow-beings setting some guidelines, for instance, ‘The millennium Development Goals can be achieved if immediate steps are taken to implement existing commitment.

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  • Muhammad Haroon SIDDIQUE, 2010. "NGOs and poverty issues in peri-urban areas," Economia. Seria Management, Faculty of Management, Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest, Romania, vol. 13(1), pages 72-88, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:rom:econmn:v:13:y:2010:i:1:p:72-88

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    1. Cătălin Daniel DUMITRICĂ & Teodora I. BIŢOIU & Dragoş DINCĂ, 2016. "Assessing the regional development degree – step one: Calibrating the polar diagram," Theoretical and Applied Economics, Asociatia Generala a Economistilor din Romania - AGER, vol. 0(1(606), S), pages 41-56, Spring.

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    NGOs; poverty; peri-urban areas;

    JEL classification:

    • L31 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Nonprofit Institutions; NGOs; Social Entrepreneurship
    • I32 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Measurement and Analysis of Poverty
    • R51 - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics - - Regional Government Analysis - - - Finance in Urban and Rural Economies


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