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Type Journal Article - Journal of International Studies
Title The Impact of Security and Regional Integration on Poverty Reduction in Afghanistan
Author(s)
Volume 8
Issue 1
Publication (Day/Month/Year) 2015
Page numbers 183-195
URL http://www.jois.eu/files/JIS_Vol8_No1_Rahimi.pdf
Abstract
Afghanistan has 6 neighbors: Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan (to the
north), Iran (to the West), Pakistan (to the South-East), and China (to the remote
East). Intervention and continuous war as well as insecurity are the main thematic
areas of poverty in Afghanistan. Moreover, in many cases, poverty in Afghanistan is
mainly a ected by economic and political policies of neighboring countries.
erefore,
lack of economic and political integration at the regional level has increased the
poverty in Afghanistan.
By any measure such as per capita income, life expectancy, health, education, welfare,
or freedom, Afghanistan is a very poor country.
is paper discusses poverty and the
dimensions of poverty in Afghanistan. In addition, this paper presents ways to reduce
poverty through providing security and regional integration with neighboring countries.

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Farzam Rahimi, Farid Ahmad. "The Impact of Security and Regional Integration on Poverty Reduction in Afghanistan." Journal of International Studies 8, no. 1 (2015): 183-195.
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