Rural poverty alleviation through NGO interventions in Bangladesh: how far is the achievement?

@article{Ullah2007RuralPA,
  title={Rural poverty alleviation through NGO interventions in Bangladesh: how far is the achievement?},
  author={Akm Ahsan Ullah and Jayant Kumar Routray},
  journal={International Journal of Social Economics},
  year={2007},
  volume={34},
  pages={237-248}
}
Purpose - This paper seeks to analyse the current poverty situation and poverty alleviation efforts of the NGOs in Bangladesh with emphasis on the impacts of two NGO programmes in two villages of Barisal district. Design/methodology/approach - This research has employed both qualitative and quantitative approaches. The research has primarily used first-hand empirical data. In order to substantiate primary data, relevant secondary information has also been used. Data were collected through… 
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