The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the government, Spanish government and ILO have joined hands to implement a new project - SWAPNO - to help the poorest women move out of extreme pov

While Pakistan's poverty reduction strategy paper emphasises microfinance as an important development tool, the sector is well on its way to becoming an important part of the country's mainstream banking industry, focusing more on achieving commercial viability and a resulting dilution in the sector's social mission, i e, poverty eradication. This comparative analysis based on the findings from fieldwork conducted during 2010-12 points out that this sector has experienced mission drift and is no longer serving the poorest.

The UAE’s share of donations to fight poverty worldwide has reached Dh8.9 billion over the past three years, said Sheikha Lubna Al Qasimi, Minister for International Cooperation and Development.

China vows to reduce the number of rural people in poverty by 10 million this year, on the eve of China Poverty Alleviation Day.

Welfare and Social Services Minister Meir Cohen and Eli Alalouf, head of the Committee to Fight Poverty, announced on Monday the intended allocation of NIS 1.7 billion for the implementation of the

State specific issues under various rural development schemes.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on adoption of Rangarajan Committee report on poverty, 31/07/2014.

Guidelines/framework for planning for works and preparation of labour budget under the Mahatma Gandhi NREGA for the FY 2015-16.

Amendment of Schedule I of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005.

Key Features of Budget 2014-2015.

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