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compulsory acquisition of land by public and private sector companies often displaces people, forcing them to give up their homes, assets, means of livelihood and even vocation. More often than

The World Bank on Tuesday resumed lending to Indonesia with a $225-million loan to reduce poverty, despite political and social uncertainties in Asia's hardest-hit crisis economy. The announcement

The tasty meat of a breed of poultry unique to Jhabua is turning out to be the its greatest enemy in the fight for survival

World Bank report : The World Bank expects India to halve its poverty and achieve universal primary education by 2015, but gender equality will prove a tough challenge as will environmental

The Nepal government and the United Nations Development Project (UNDP) have recently concluded an agreement for providing US $2,5 million for the implementation of the ambitious Micro Enterprises

More than 35 senior officials from various leading insurance firms recently came together in Zurich, Switzerland, to found, in association with the United Nations Environ

Despite repeated assurances by successive Governments to eradicate poverty, over 40 per cent of the total population of Assam are still living below the poverty line, that too according to an

The World Bank claims that despite the largest "concentration" of the poor in the world,India has "wasted" considerable anti-poverty funds. The bank called upon India to urgently develop a new

Study :Poverty in both rural and urban India has come down significantly between 1987-88 and 1993-94, according to an official study. There has been a decline in the incidence of poverty in the

Incidence of poverty has come down significantly in both urban and rural areas of the country. This is the conclusion of a study organised by the department of statistics that used all methods of