Instead of Bringing Jobs to the People, Bring the People to the Jobs

Mobarak, Ahmed Mushfiq
July 2019
Foreign Policy;Summer2019, Issue 233, p6
The article offers information related to period between planting and harvest is a so-called lean season during which prices of staples rise and job opportunities become scarce for landless agricultural workers, which is time known as the "hunger season" in many parts of Africa. Topics discussed include challenges due to seasonal food insecurity to global poverty reduction; seasonal migration support program of Bangladesh and Nepal; and consequences widespread malnourishment for productivity and economic growth in poor countries.


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