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By D. Burns, C. Gorman
Tackling extreme poverty and marginalisation alongside rising and intersecting inequalities must be a priority for the post-2015 agenda. As country representatives at the... read more
By Ursula Giedion, Ricardo Bitrán, Ignez Tristao
Sourse: Inter-American Development Bank “No country, no matter how rich, is able to provide its entire population with every technology or intervention that may improve... read more
June 3, 2014 The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), José Miguel Insulza, and the Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa... read more
Source: ILO   Since 2010 many countries' governments have reduced investment in social protection measures just when they are needed most, says Isabel Ortiz, Director of the... read more
By José Miguel Insulza
The decision of the government of Paraguay to dedicate the 2014 OAS General Assembly to issues of development and social inclusion comes at an opportune moment. Recent... read more
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The Role of Government in Agriculture
Jul 22, 2014
Source: Council on Foreign Relations In his 1913 inaugural address, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson vowed to improve “agricultural activities never yet given the efficiency of...
Peace Corps recruitment revamp: Has it confused the mission or...
Jul 22, 2014
Source: Devex Extensive reform to the Peace Corps’ application process has met with pushback from returned volunteers who worry that the ease of the new system will dilute...
Inclusive Growth Bulletin
Jul 21, 2014
Welcome to the Thirty-first Inclusive Growth Bulletin covering South-South Learning on innovative poverty reduction strategies. The July 2014 issue launches new publications...
Early Childhood Care and Education in Latin America: Equality for Today...
Jul 21, 2014
The importance of standardizing the care and education provided during early childhood has been closely tied to the quality of services, as proven by the positive effects on...
The Imperatives for Social Protection
Jul 21, 2014
Source: Development Pathways As we reflect on ten years of pension reform in Nigeria, we celebrate the achievements of over five million contributors and four trillion naira...
Latin American Lessons on Poverty Reduction Successes and opportunities...
Jul 18, 2014
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs have been the most important and effective social assistance interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean in the last 15 years....
Conditions for Success in Implementing CCT Programs: Lessons for Asia from...
Jul 18, 2014
Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs have become the main social assistance interventions in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), reaching 129 million individuals in 18...
Designing Inclusive Targets for a Post-2015 Agenda
Jul 18, 2014
Tackling extreme poverty and marginalisation alongside rising and intersecting inequalities must be a priority for the post-2015 agenda. As country representatives at the...
Demand Loops For Food Security
Jul 18, 2014
Source: Business Fights Poverty Food security will not be delivered by making supply chains better. We should start thinking about ‘demand loops’. A food supply chain takes...
A Guide To Working With Informal Financial Institutions
Jul 18, 2014
Source: Business Fights Poverty Amid the growing interest in building effective and scalable solutions to meet the financing needs of the world’s 450 million smallholder...
A Guide To Working With Informal Financial Institutions
Jul 18, 2014
Amid the growing interest in building effective and scalable solutions to meet the financing needs of the world’s 450 million smallholder farmers, organizations rarely pay...
The Multidimensional Poverty Peer Network (MPPN) July 2014 Berlin...
Jul 17, 2014
The network and its participants endorse Multidimensional Poverty Indices (MPIs) as a powerful policy tool for enhanced poverty reduction at the regional, national and...
4th Annual Mobiles for Education (mEducation) Alliance International...
Jul 17, 2014
The mEducation Alliance is continuing an action-oriented approach to its annual Symposium and we are inviting presentation submissions. This year’s Symposium will bring...
Jamaican Government Launches Social Policy Aimed At Lessening Poverty
Jul 17, 2014
Source: The Gleaner  With nearly a fifth of Jamaicans living below the poverty line, the Government has launched a social protection policy, which Finance Minister Dr Peter...
Final Repor - Partnerships for Financial Inclusion: A Catalyst for...
Jul 11, 2014

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