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Rapid assessments in urban areas

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  • Garrett, James L.
  • Downen, Jeanne

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The diversity of urban areas presents substantial challenges to the validity of information from rapid assessments, yet CARE's experiences in Bangladesh and Tanzania suggest a number of ways that rapid assessment procedures can be strengthened to address these concerns.

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  • Garrett, James L. & Downen, Jeanne, 2001. "Rapid assessments in urban areas," FCND discussion papers 107, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    1. Haddad, Lawrence & Ruel, Marie T. & Garrett, James L., 1999. "Are Urban Poverty and Undernutrition Growing? Some Newly Assembled Evidence," World Development, Elsevier, vol. 27(11), pages 1891-1904, November.
    2. Bouis, Howarth E., 1994. "Agricultural technology and food policy to combat iron deficiency in developing countries," FCND discussion papers 1, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI).
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    1. Nicola Banks, 2012. "Urban poverty in Bangladesh: causes, consequences and coping strategies," Global Development Institute Working Paper Series 17812, GDI, The University of Manchester.

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