Poverty reduction

The pandemic and global recession may cause over 1.4 per cent of the world’s population to fall into extreme poverty, according to the World Bank.

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Poverty reduction

Progress against the multiple dimensions of poverty was made before the COVID-19 pandemic – but now it is at risk. The pandemic is a stark reminder that we need to look beyond income to tackle poverty in all its forms.

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Poverty reduction

The lack of clean water and medicine as well as restrictions to trade and movement are threatening the livelihoods of rural populations, IFAD warns.

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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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