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Mercy Corps-Liberia Country Director, Kwesi Gyeabour said statistics have shown that only two percent of the country’s entire population have access to renewable energy, which they use separately t

The majority of Kenyans have no spare money left to spend once they have met their essential living expenses such as food, clothing and children’s education.

The Public Works Programme being implemented in all 28 districts of the country has resulted in a lot of people achieving food security at household level, a study conducted by the Centre for Agric

The debate on the environment-poverty nexus is inconclusive, with past research unable to identify the causal dynamics. This paper uses a unique global panel data set that links (survey and census derived) poverty data to measures of environmental quality at the subnational level.


For Niger, the development of agriculture is essential to strategies to raise incomes and eradicate poverty in a sustainable manner, without further depleting its natural resource base.

In its latest report, the Global Slavery Index 2018 estimates that on any given day in 2016 there were nearly 8 million people living in "modern slavery" in India - a claim strongly contested by the government on the grounds that its parameters were poorly defined and too wide-ranging.

Poverty has been declining in Sub-Saharan Africa, but millions are still poor or vulnerable. To address this ongoing and complex problem, all countries in the region have now deployed social safety net programs as part of their core development plans.

According to the Economic Update for Côte d’Ivoire, published today, the short- and medium-term outlook for the Ivorian economy remains positive.

Through the inherently integrated nature of urban development, the 11th Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) impacts a wide range of 2030 Agenda issues from sustainable consumption and production to

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