The Finance Minister, Ken Ofori-Atta, has announced that government will set up an Infrastructure for Poverty Eradication Project to cater for its one million dollar per constituency promise.

Recent evidence suggests that a significant number of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act workers are not paid at all for their work. An analysis of this phenomenon revealed that the increasing dependence on technology in the implementation of the act is creating new hurdles for wage payments.

A watered-down UBI based upon a dismantling of the existing social welfare schemes would be disastrous. (Editorial)

Lawmakers from Asian and African nations, along with some representatives of international institutes, said on Sunday that they would welcome more cooperation to help the poor, as poverty reduction

The households covered under this survey has been classified into four social groups, viz., Scheduled Castes (SC), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC) and Others category.

The experience of countries that succeeded in reducing poverty significantly indicates the importance of high rates of economic growth in achieving this.

Mexico’s impoverished masses were up to 33.6% richer in 2015 than the previous year, according to the state-run statistics service.

Chen Zeping and his wife have lived for decades in a rundown, brick-and-clay house in an impoverished village in mountainous Jinzhai county, eking out a living with odd jobs.

Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said yesterday the Government is developing a two-year poverty reduction strategy whose focus has been limited to a few sectors due to la

BEIJING - The number of people living in poverty in rural areas was reduced by 66.63 million from 2012 to 2015, said a government report released on Tuesday.

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