By Radwan Shaban, Dina Abu-Ghaida, Abdel-Salam Al-Naimat
The purpose of this record is to attract classes from Jordan's contemporary adventure in coverage layout advancements of poverty relief proposals. It offers history of the macroeconomic advancements in Jordan in the course of the Nineteen Nineties and records the decline of poverty and inequality among 1992-1997. The conclusions of this record are in response to comparing fresh traits in poverty and on assessing the influence of presidency courses on poverty relief.
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720. 0 per person per month. While the bread-equivalent cash transfer was universal, it became subject to the JD 500 per household eligibility criterion after the two programs merged. 13 per kilogram of regular and baladi bread until December 1999, after which the government liberalized the bread price. This price reduction was made possible by the international decline in wheat prices. The government budget will support the lowered bread price with an expected JD 15 million, mostly because stockpiles of wheat were purchased at earlier, higher wheat prices.
Currently, measurement of poverty relies on the income and expenditure surveys, which are undertaken every five years. More frequent measurement through a compact module of household expenditure and income sources added to ongoing quarterly labor force surveys is recommended. 1. Sustainable reduction of poverty requires resumption and sustainability of growth. Jordan’s experience in reducing poverty despite stagnation that resulted in lower per capita expenditure is relatively unique. It points out the importance of funding programs that target the poor.
Improvement in the poverty alleviation programs requires institutional and capacity strengthening of NAF. The ambiguity of NAF’s organizational links to the MoSD needs to be resolved. Currently, NAF has 27 28 Poverty Alleviation in Jordan: Lessons for the Future financial autonomy but lacks the corresponding administrative autonomy, leading to ambiguity in the performance accountability of this important institution. One solution would be to integrate NAF fully within the MoSD, like any other department, in which case the Minister would become fully responsible and accountable for its operations and performance.