There is evidence that economic diversity in the countryside has the potential to foster local economic growth and alleviate the rural-urban income gap and rural poverty. The situation in Armenia is discussed based on findings from a survey conducted in June 2001.
Bezember, D.; Davis, J. The Rural Non-Agricultural Economy in TransitionCountries: Findings from Armenia. Natural Resources Institute, Chatham, UK (2002) 36 pp. [NRI Report No. 2678]