On a visit to an AKDN rural support programme in the mid-1980s, His Highness the Aga Khan saw that, contrary to prevailing thinking that suggested rising incomes alone would solve poverty, there was a need to bring a variety of inputs and disciplines to bear in a given area.
AKDN's Multi-Input Area Development (MIAD) approach has emerged to address the multidimensional aspects of poverty. More
AKDN activities in India
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