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SAGA brought together key
personnel having extensive experience in
Africa as researchers, teachers, policymakers,
and consultants, to offer a different perspective on growth and poverty reduction.
We focused on the capabilities of individuals,
households, and communitiestheir productivities,
their vulnerabilities, their institutions, and their
David Sahn, director of SAGA, (second from right) and Leopold Sarr, graduate student at Cornell (right), working on field test of education and health survey in Senegal.
|Our aim was to understand further the economic, social, institutional, and natural constraints that keep Africas poor from prospering in the context of growth-oriented reforms.|
You can learn more about our research program, read our publications, and find out about our technical assistance program, our conferences, and competitive grants program at this site.
Conversations on Poverty aims to share key findings from the SAGA project. The following AUDIO files are available on the PASSN’s (Poverty Analysis and Social Safety Nets) PovertyFrontiers website:
SAGA Overview — Dr. Ravi Kanbur
Growth, Inequality and Poverty — Dr. Ravi Kanbur
Poverty and Growth Comparisons in South Africa and Ghana — Dr. Ravi Kanbur
Maternal Morbidity and Mortality — Dr. David Sahn
Examining Healthcare Services and Poverty in Africa — Dr. Peter Glick
The Complex Link between HIV/AIDS and Poverty — Dr. Peter Glick
Poverty Dynamics in Northern Uganda — Dr. Stephen Younger
Multidimensional Poverty Research — Dr. Stephen Younger
Pastoralists in Africa — Dr. Christopher Barrett
Fractal Poverty Traps: Madagascar — Dr. Christopher Barrett
Fractal Poverty Traps — Dr. Christopher Barrett
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