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Seasonality and poverty

Seasonality and poverty

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Published by Institute of Development Studies in Falmer .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementeditor: Richard Longhurst.
SeriesIDS bulletin -- vol.17, no.3
ContributionsLonghurst, Richard.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14229937M

Seasonal reductions in food consumption pull about one million Malagasy below the poverty line during the lean season. There they join the nine million more who remain chronically undernourished throughout the year. Because the seasonality of food shortages coincides with the increased prevalence of diarrhea and other diseases during the rainy season, the resulting . Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development is published by Earthscan, and I declare an interest, as the book opens with a scene setter of a chapter written by myself and Steve Jennings about the growing influence of climate change. It draws on Oxfam research to describe how farmers in many countries perceive their seasons are changing.

The Seasonality Revisited International Conference, was held at the Institute of Development Studies from July , concluded that the costs of ignoring the seasonal dimensions of poverty are enormous, despite seasonality being rarely reflected in agricultural investment and social protection policies.   Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods, and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture, employment, food supply and the spread of disease.

Buy Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development 1 by Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty. The evidence of seasonal distress in many agrarian societies can be found in the narratives of economic historians. With agricultural diversification Cited by:


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Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture, employment, food supply and the spread of cturer: Routledge.

"This book is a standing invitation to development professionals, policymakers and academics to enhance the relevance of their work to the reduction of poverty and illbeing.

May seasonality never again be so overlooked. And may this book inform and inspire many to work to banish avoidable seasonal suffering and poverty from our world.".

Poverty and income seasonality in Bangladesh (English) Abstract. Seasonal poverty in Bangladesh, locally known as monga, refers to seasonal deprivation of food during the pre-harvest season of Aman rice. An analysis of household income and expenditure survey data shows that average household income and consumption Cited by: Seasonal Dimensions to Rural Poverty.

Robert Chambers, Richard Longhurst, Arnold Pacey. Pinter, - Social Science - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What agricultural aman annual average Bagamoyo District Bangladesh bimodal case-study areas cattle cattle-owners cent Chapter climatic seasonality Comilla District.

The book provides an exhaustive inquiry of Bangladesh?s seasonal hunger with special reference to the North West region. The seasonality of poverty and food deprivation is a common feature of rural livelihood but it is more marked in the north-west region of Bangladesh.

Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable Seasonality and poverty book livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics.

Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture, employment, food supply and the spread of : Taylor And Francis.

Get this from a library. Poverty and income seasonality in Bangladesh. [Shahidur R Khandker; World Bank.] -- "Seasonal poverty in Bangladesh, locally known as monga, refers to seasonal deprivation of food during the pre-harvest season of Aman rice.

An analysis of household income and expenditure survey data. A landmark event was the conference on ‘Seasonal Dimensions to Rural Poverty’ held at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS) in Brighton in Julywhich resulted in an eponymous book (Chambers et al., ) and an IDS Bulletin (Longhurst, a).Author: Stephen Devereux, Rachel Sabates-Wheeler, Richard Longhurst.

The poverty rate in the United States in was the highest sincealthough it was percentage points lower than the poverty rate inthe first year for which estimates are available. The number of families in poverty instood at million, up from million inwhile million children under 18 were defined as.

Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods, and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics. This book is the first systematic study of seasonality for. Now a new book, Seasonality, Rural Livelihoods and Development, the result of a conference at IDS inaims to revive the topic.

I declare an interest, as the book opens with a scene setter of a chapter written by myself and Steve Jennings about the growing influence of climate change.

Poverty remains one of the most urgent issues of our time. In this stimulating new textbook, Ruth Lister introduces students to the meaning and experience of poverty in the contemporary world. The book opens with a lucid discussion of current debates around the definition and measurement of poverty in industrialized societies, before embarking on a thought-provoking 4/5(1).

Poverty and Seasonality in Africa, India and China. Judith Heyer * * Emeritus Fellow of Somerville College, Associate in the Contemporary South Asia Programme at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies, and Honorary Associate of the Department of International Development, Queen Elizabeth House, Oxford, @ Seasonality and Agriculture in the Developing World: A Problem of the Poor and the Powerless Gill Gerard J.

Recent years have seen a strong interest in the problem of seasonal variation in employment, income, nutrition, and sickness linked to agricultural output and food availability in rural areas of the Third World. Seasonal hunger and public policies: evidence from Northwest Bangladesh (English) Abstract.

Seasonal hunger induced by agricultural seasonality is often a characteristic feature of rural poverty. The evidence of seasonal distress in many agrarian societies can be found in the narratives of economic historians.

With agricultural diversification Cited by: Seasonality of Income and Poverty in Bangladesh Article in Journal of Development Economics 97(2)– March with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Downloadable (with restrictions). Seasonal food deprivation in Bangladesh, locally known as Monga, sometimes rises to the level of famine during the pre-harvest period of aman rice.

An analysis of household income and expenditure survey data shows that income and consumption are lower during Monga than in other seasons, and that seasonal income greatly influences. Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics.

Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture, employment, food supply and the spread of disease. Seasonality is a severe constraint to sustainable rural livelihoods, and a driver of poverty and hunger, particularly in the tropics.

Many poor people in developing countries are ill equipped to cope with seasonal variations which can lead to drought or flood and consequences for agriculture, employment, food supply and the spread of Range: £ - £ The book is interdisciplinary in its orientation, drawing on studies by The conscientious way in which Gill has traced the implications of seasonality and its relationship to rural poverty will make it a useful reference for many rural planners and researchers.".

Poverty and seasonality may also reinforce each other through various other forces that create and sustain both. The thrust of policy needs to be to break this interlocking cycle of poverty and seasonality. The book has nine chapters.Seasonal Poverty in Madagascar: Magnitude and Solutions.

Article in Food Policy 27(5) October with Reads How we measure 'reads'. Every year, millions of poor rural people across the world suffer from predictable and preventable seasonal hunger. Seasonal fluctuations in food stocks, prices and employment are responsible for much of the malnutrition and poverty that the Millennium Development Goals are targetting, yet seasonality gets very little attention in policy formulation and programme .