International NGOs and Poverty Reduction Strategies: The Contribution of an Asset-based Approach
Publication Date: July 2007
Publisher(s): Brookings Institution
Keywords: poverty reduction; development; NGOs; global poverty
This scoping study has two principle objectives. It provides a summary of current poverty reduction strategies of US and UK-based international non-governmental organizations (INGOs) with a special emphasis on the underlying frameworks that form the basis of their development interventions. Secondly, the study identifyes the applicability of an asset accumulation framework to prevailing programmatic and advocacy strategies for poverty reduction employed by INGOs.