About the book
A new study which provides an invaluable poverty profile of the region, with information on the extent, the nature and the causes of poverty. Focusing on the social dimensions of the problem, the study singles out four issues to assess their correlation with poverty, namely population dynamics, employment, health and education. The study also aims to identify groups of the population most affected by poverty. Research workers and policy makers will find this publication of the greatest help in addressing the most critical aspects of poverty.