1,200 fishermen describe themselves as slaves. They are all in debt to money lenders. UN reports.
Asia and Pacific
Disability and poverty have a clear association. In Nepal, when people with disability have at least 9 years of schooling, they are not likely to live in poverty.
This paper examines the trend and characteristics of chronic poverty in rural Cambodia between 2004 and 2010 with multidimensional perspectives.
An innovative collaboration sends out a strong message into the world, “Growth is dead, long live growth: The quality of economic growth and why it matters”.
“Japan will modify the Overseas Development Assistance Charter with more focus on Japan’s national profits, and assertively and strategically use ODA to contribute to international development.”
Born and raised in Coimbatore, young Gayathri has accomplished far more at the tender age of 23 not only than most of her peers, but also more than she expected from herself.
Deputy Chief Economist of Asian Development Bank describes the key findings of their recent study on poverty measurement in Asia.
In a recent report, ADB finds that $1.25/day is not enough to maintain minimum welfare in Asia.
The World Bank made a commitment to support the continuation of its Social Safety Net (SSN) program in Djibouti.
World Bank hosted a flagship seminar on Cities and Citizens: Game Changers for Inclusive Development at the annual meeting.