Daily Archives: July 14, 2013

Urban Poverty Differs from Rural Poverty.

In rural areas, poverty is often a result of an absence of adequate land holdings, low agricultural productivity, limited non-farm employment opportunities and  lack of basic infrastructure and services. Small farmers often face enormous difficulties to acquire the necessary technology … Continue reading

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bike vacuums

Originally posted on the urban geographer:
My parents house is full of stuff. It is brimming. Every room is stacked with old magazines, books and chachkas —  trinkets, never-used glasses and teapots. Old papers of every sort. As part of this…

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Urban Poor,Slums and UN

Urban poor are those people residing in urban areas, who cannot fulfil their family needs in open urban consumer market due to low wages, under employment or unemployment. There is gap between income and fulfilment of needs; hence their living … Continue reading

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