The implications of Consumption from Self-produce for Vulnerability to Poverty in Turkey
First, I calculate separate poverty lines for urban, self-producing rural and other rural households. Second, I analyze vulnerability to income poverty and food poverty in Turkey and show that while self-producing rural households are as vulnerable to income poverty as other rural households, they are much less vulnerable to food poverty. Policymakers who promote “commercialization” and disregard the positive nutritional role played by self-producing could inadvertently do more harm than good.
|Date of creation:||Aug 2010|
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|Publication status:||published (METU Studies in Development (2013), 40(3): 493 – 524)|
|Contact details of provider:|| Postal: Mardin Artuklu Univeristy Sosyal Bilimler Enstitusu Diyarbakir Yolu, Yenisehir Mardin, 47100 Turkey|
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- Pritchett, Lant & Suryahadi, Asep & Sumarto, Sudarno, 2000. "Quantifying vulnerability to poverty - a proposed measure, applied to Indonesia," Policy Research Working Paper Series 2437, The World Bank.
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