The World Bank on Tuesday published a strategy report for Albania, stressing the priorities of the bank's program are reinstatement of macroeconomic balances, creating conditions for accelerating p

THE country has recorded poverty decline at the rate of one percentage point per year between 2007 and 2012, constituting the first significant reduction in 20 years, it has been revealed in the 20

The objective of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 aims at building sustainable livelihoods for the rural households. In pursuance of this objective, a Project for Livelihoods in Full Employment under MGNREGA (Project Life- MGNREGA) has been formulated.

BSS, Rajshahi :More than 10,500 households from the extreme poor and underprivileged communities have got the path of eradicating their long-lasting poverty through self-managed savings and credit

This year the world will agree new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to shape global development policy until 2030. Achieving these goals would have transformative effects, eradicating the scourge of global poverty and expanding opportunities for many millions worldwide.

In 2011 the Bureau of Labour and Social Affairs (BoLSA), UNICEF and a number of donors including Irish Aid initiated the Tigray Social Cash Transfer Programme (TSCTP) in the Tigray region of Ethiopia. The programme aimed to reduce poverty and hunger in extremely poor and labour-constrained households.

China should have no more poor counties – at least by government standards – within 15 years, a top official on poverty alleviation says.

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Several infrastructural projects, as well as human development activities, are slated to be undertaken this year under the Poverty Reduction Programme IV, with an allotment of J

The performance of National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme in Rajasthan was debated for its stupendous performance in the initial years of the scheme, but also for the relative sharp decline after 2010. Based on a large representative primary survey, this paper argues that the decline in performance of this scheme in Rajasthan is not entirely due to the lack of demand. Instead, the supply-driven top-down nature of the programme has led to a "discouraged worker" syndrome with workers showing disinterest in demanding work and passively waiting for availability of NREGS work.

A new report released by the World Bank said Ethiopia had registered remarkable progress in eradicating poverty during the past decade.

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