Poverty reduction

The drivers of fragility and conflict need to be tackled urgently in order to achieve the global poverty goals, a new report by the World Bank states.

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Poverty reduction

National Multidimensional Poverty Indexes (MPIs) help to identify not only who is living in poverty, but how they experience poverty. This handbook provides detailed practical guidance on how to build a technically…

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Poverty reduction

The Living Income Community of Practice is an international working group who jointly works towards a decent standard of living for smallholder farmers in global supply chains. During its annual workshop, co-hosted by…

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Poverty reduction

Despite decline in extreme poverty, broader measures show billions still struggle to meet basic needs. Global poverty has fallen to a new low of 10 per cent. But poverty rates remain high in low-income countries,…

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Poverty reduction

Global poverty rates are still declining, but progress in reducing extreme poverty is slowing down. Rates remain high in low-income countries. Especially people living in rural areas in Sub-Saharan Africa suffer from…

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Poverty reduction

Despite progress, extreme poverty remains unacceptably high, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, notes World Bank report.

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Poverty reduction

Sub-Saharan and North African countries have relatively low levels of competition. More competition in African markets can enhance growth and lift at least half a million people out of poverty.

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Poverty reduction

Ending poverty and stabilising climate change will be two unprecedented global achievements and two major steps toward sustainable development, argues report.

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Poverty reduction

Improving watershed conservation and household food security has been one of the major development challenges in the semi-arid areas of northern Ethiopia. The initial survey by ILRI’s Improving Productivity and Marketing…

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Poverty reduction

Investments in food supply chains of developing countries are changing the way food is produced and traded, and are causing a rapid spread of so-called modern food supply chains. This has important welfare implications…

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