Identifying and tackling poverty: ActionAid's experiences in Vietnam

Publication year: 
1995

This paper describes work carried out by ActionAid in Vietnam on poverty identification and programme interventions which have been designed in response. A wealth-ranking exercise led to the production of village ranking lists, which highlighted significant socio-economic differences between the villagers. Some of the difficulties encountered in using the method as the basis for planning interventions are also discussed.

Interest groups: 
Will be of special interest to those using PRA for poverty assessment and targeting
Source publication information
Journal Title: 
PLA notes
Volume: 
No. 23
Pages: 
37-41
Publisher
IIED
IIED, 3 Endsleigh St, London WC1H 0DD, UK
London
Publisher reference: 
International Institute for Environment and Development