This report describes a study which was conducted to identify the local criteria for identifying groups of the poor in Western Pare Lowlands and Maswa District. The process of identifying the local criteria for wealth ranking involved three steps namely: identification of broad socio-economic groups, developing criteria for assessing community wealth status, and ranking the individual and/or households into different wealth groups.
Soil-Water Management Research Group (SWMRG). Local criteria for identifying groups of the poor in Western Pare lowlands and Maswa district, Tanzania. (2003) 35 pp.