"Poverty defined in relation to the failure to achieve basic capabilities such as being adequately nourished, leading a healthy life or taking part in the life of the community. The emphasis on capabilities shifts focus away from moneybased measures such as income or expenditure onto the kind of life the individual can live".
Source: Chronic Poverty Research Centre. 2009. "The Chronic Poverty Report 2008-09: Escaping Poverty Traps". Chronic Poverty Research Centre. <https://www.odi.org/sites/odi.org.uk/files/odi-assets/publications-opini.... Accessed 23 October 2020.