Thirty thousand ultra poor women, supported by a four-year cash-transfer project, have moved out of extreme poverty in the disaster prone areas of three northern districts of Bangladesh, a report r

The World Bank has come out with a multi-billion ($12-20 billion) four-year plan aimed at bringing down poverty levels in seven low-income Indian States, where a majority of India’s poor live, to j

The Finance Ministry said Friday that its spending on poverty relief in rural areas for 2012 surged 31.9 percent from a year earlier to 299.6 billion yuan ($47.79 billion).

China will allocate more funds to lift its rural population out of poverty this year, with efforts focused on making education more accessible for the poor, said a top poverty relief official.

Nepal has made the “fastest progress” in reducing multidimensional poverty, according to a study by Oxford University.

Bangladesh has been identified as one of the ‘star performers’ in the poverty reduction initiative globally as the world poverty is coming down rapidly.

The Executive Committee of the National Economic Council Tuesday approved a development project aimed at reducing poverty and accelerating growth in 14 northern districts through development of rur

EU wants to rally member states to support development plan that commits to poverty reduction through sustainable growth

“The project to ‘Alleviate Poverty and Malnutrition in Agro Biodiversity Hot Spots’ in Kolli Hills that is jointly implemented by the University of Alberta (UA), Canada, and M.S.

World Vision, a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization, dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, launched a one-year project