Abstract: The community-driven approach applied by the Rural Poverty Reduction Program in NE Brazil contributed to reducing poverty and improving lives in a region with a large concentration of poor rural people. At the same time it lead to empowerment, improved governance, and reduced corruption.
Author(s): Roumani, Anna
Source(s): , 26 p., ill., tabs
Published: 2004 World bank, [Washington, DC] (English