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Is a universal income grant an appropriate social policy to alleviate poverty in Rwanda?
Rwanda is characterised as a low-income country amongst the poorest on the African continent.Poverty in Rwanda has been persistent for a long period of time and it was made worse by the genocide that took place in 1994 and ...
Assessment of poverty and inequality trends in the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria: Evidence from the General Household Survey of Nigeria
(University of the Western Cape, 2018)
The high rate of poverty in Nigeria has reached alarming proportions. Despite average economic growth rates of 6 percent between 2004 and 2010, the incidence of poverty has remained high, increasing from 54.7 percent in ...