Kazakhstan:Poverty and Social Exclusion in Rural Development

A Kudebayeva

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This paper analyses rural poverty in Kazakhstan. The regional differences of poverty are determined. The reasons for high levels of poverty in oil rich regions are examined. The effects of different state programmes are considered. Based on Household Budget Survey for 2005 the main factors of rural poverty are determined. The dynamic changes in access to utilities and potable water are analysed. Finally, the conclusions and recommendations are given.
Original languageEnglish
JournalHong Kong Journal of Social Work
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2010


  • Rural poverty; regional poverty


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