BEIJING, China (Xinhua) – China aims to lift over 10 million rural people out of poverty in 2016, so as to make a good start for the next five years, according to a poverty relief meeting on Thursd

The enduring equity-efficiency debate on India’s food policy revolves around two key issues—leakage of cereal grains from the system, and reduction in benefits at the extensive margin to reduce the fiscal burden. Using descriptive analysis and costing techniques, it is found that the public distribution system works well in regions with low market access, high cereal prices, and high poverty. It protects households from inflation through a price ceiling that automatically adjusts the value of the real implicit transfer. However, the biggest weakness is its one-size-fits-all approach.

The World Country Manager in Sierra Leone Parminder Brar has announced a $44.3 million for Sierra Leone.Brar said $30 million will go to budget support while $14 million is for the Bank’s cash tran

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Funds Utilization Under Poverty Alleviation Programmes, 10/12/2015. This Ministry is implementing National Urban Livelihood Mission (NULM) with the objective of reducing poverty and vulnerability of urban poor households. The Mission envisages universal Social Mobilization of urban poor into Self-Help Groups (SHGs) and their federations. TheState/UT wise funds released and utilized under NULM during the last two years is at Annexure.

BEIJING - The Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and the State Council released a poverty alleviation instruction on Monday.

The top leadership of the Communist Party of China pledged on Monday to increase its efforts to eliminate poverty in rural areas and defeat regional poverty by 2020.

The Marshall Plan to address the issue of poverty is a clear sign that the Government is committed to eradicate absolute poverty said the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and Inter

HCM City authorities have altered their poverty-reduction strategy by focusing on long-term, sustainable results, following 23 years of success in reducing the poverty rate.

The transformative Agenda, adopted on Friday, lays out the global goals for reducing poverty, in all its dimensions, over the next decade and a half

Though ranked 74th in the District Human Development Index, Bajura occupies the 75th position in the district poverty index.