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Empowerment and Poverty Reduction: A Sourcebook

Author(s): Deepa Narayan, Senior Adviser, Poverty Reduction and Economic Management

Publication Date:  May 1, 2002

This book defines the World Bank’s approach to empowerment for economic growth and poverty reduction. It also discusses  the World Bank’s social development  strategy. The book presents first the theoretical underpinnings of the concept of empowerment, before examining how to apply this theory in practice, also discussing the lessons learned from analysing previous empowerment-focused projects.

Assessing Multi-stakeholder Processes (AMPS): Guidance & Tools from an Access to Medicines Project

Authors: Kate Hawkins and Gavin Stedman-Bryce

The Institute of Development Studies has developed this document for the Medicines Transparency Alliance (MeTA), who are a collaborative network of governments, private sector bodies and civil society organisations from seven countries around the world. Their principle aim is to increase access and affordability of good quality medicines for the world’s poorest people.