At the United Nations General Assembly in this month, representatives will adopt a new sustainable development goals (SDGs), consisting of 17 goals and 169 targets.
Can Graduation Programmes End Child Poverty?
Can social protection lift up households out of poverty sustainably? The keyword of this sentence is ‘sustainably’.
Fishing for Freedom in India
1,200 fishermen describe themselves as slaves. They are all in debt to money lenders. UN reports.
Why is Disability Important for the Post-2015 Agenda?
People with disability account for 15 percent of the world population. “Why should not we focus on disability is a proper questions?” Dr. Kamal Lamichhane says.
How does Disability relate to Poverty?
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.
Chronic Poverty in Rural Cambodia: Quality of Growth for Whom?
This paper examines the trend and characteristics of chronic poverty in rural Cambodia between 2004 and 2010 with multidimensional perspectives.
My War Diary: Gaza My Soul – Day 19 – 51
A 12-hour ceasefire took place today; those few hours exposed the severity of the destruction in some of the neighborhoods that were restricted from being entered.
Book launch: “Growth is Dead, Long Live Growth”
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’s Aid Manifesto for Own Profits
“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.”
Seminar Highlight: IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings 2014
IMF/World Bank Annual Meetings 2014 held several seminars on poverty related issues.