Geographic targeting

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Geographic targeting is a viable way for resource allocation, especially to alleviate poverty in a country. In this context, public expenditure and policy interventions can be deployed to reach the neediest people in the poorest areas.[1][2]

Geographical targeting for poverty alleviation employs a variety of techniques, such as database, and geographic information systems to construct poverty maps.


  1. ^ Nawar, Abdel-Hameed (2007) "From Marina to Kom-Ombo: A Note on Poverty in Egypt," Cairo University, manuscript, August
  2. ^ World Bank Poverty Line