Locating the poor: spatially disaggregated poverty maps for Sri Lanka
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Amarasinghe, Upali; Samad, Madar; Anputhas, Markandu. 2005. Locating the poor: spatially disaggregated poverty maps for Sri Lanka. Colombo, Sri Lanka: International Water Management Institute (IWMI). v, 33p. (IWMI Research Report 096) doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.3910/2009.096
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This report presents the results of subnational poverty estimation using aggregate poverty statistics and how they can help policy interventions. In particular, they estimate the poverty map across the DS division level in Sri Lanka. The poverty map depicts the proportion of households below the poverty line, which is based on household expenditure for food for obtaining the minimum calorie requirement.
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