Conceptualizing Chronic Poverty Book
The central focus of this exercise has become the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). These now comprise eight goals, 18 targets and 48 indicators (OECD, 2001).
As a rough working definition we propose that chronic poverty be viewed as occurring when an individual experiences significant capability deprivations for a period of five years or more. Specific elements of this definition are explored in detail in the sections that follow. Here four main points need to be noted.
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