“Out of Poverty” book review

http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=89848686
http://www.amazon.com/Out-Poverty-Traditional-Approaches-Currents/dp/1576754499/ref=pd_bbs_sr_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1209003974&sr=1-1

Have a listen to (first link), or a read (second link) this review – he talks quite a bit about subsistence farmers.  “Paul Polak, founder of the non-profit International Development Enterprises, has spent 25 years working to eradicate poverty. In Out of Poverty, he says simple technologies and a willingness to listen are key — and that government subsidies can do more harm than good.”

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