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Covid-19

Stronger global poverty reduction efforts needed amid pandemic

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As the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty arrives on Saturday, the global community needs to take this special day as an opportunity...
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Angola, UNDP discuss poverty reduction

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Angolan government officials and representatives of the civil society organizations in partnership with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) discussed alleviating poverty in the...
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Kenya urged to implement pro-poor policies

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The World Bank on Thursday urged Kenya to implement pro-poor policies in order to accelerate poverty reduction. Camille Nuamah, operations manager at...

IMANI to broadcast experiences of Ghana’s social protection programmes

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The IMANI Centre for Policy and Education says it would showcase experiences of beneficiaries with social protection programmes for poverty reduction in an...
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Poverty reduction strategies in Ghana have widened the inequality gap – Manteaw

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The various poverty reduction strategies adopted by successive governments in Ghana’s Fourth Republican dispensation have widened the inequality gap between the rich and...

President Akufo-Addo Encourage African Trade Ministers

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The President of the Republic of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has observed that boosting Intra-African trade and investment is central to achieving...
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World Bank urges Tanzania to accelerate efforts in poverty reduction

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The World Bank on Friday urged Tanzania to accelerate efforts aimed at reducing poverty in the east African country of 55 million people. ...
Some of the baskets being transported by a motor king driver to one of the warehouse of Paku Enterprise Ghana in Bolgatanga, UER

Revamping the basket industry for job creation and poverty reduction in Upper East Region

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Paku Enterprise Ghana sets the pace By Samuel Adadi Akapule  The Upper East Region of Ghana is home to myriads of authentic handicraft products. Majority of...

Dr. Wemah hails Farouk Aliu Mahama’s pro-poor policy initiative

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Dr. Hakeem Wemah, Chairperson at the 5th edition of the Northern Ghana Investment Conference has applauded Farouk Aliu Mahama's pro-poor policy initiative christened ...
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Tourism Could Be Ghana’s Exit from Poverty

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The Deputy Upper West Regional Coordinating Director, Madam Fati Koray, has said the numerous attractive tourism resources in the region could be a game-changer...

African infrastructure players to brainstorm over development business opportunities

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The 7th annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum is set to foster funding and investment opportunities for attending developers and project owners. Infrastructure development is...

AfDB supports Cameroon livestock, fish farming with €84 million loan

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The African Development Bank Group has extended a loan of €84 million to Cameroon to support livestock and fish production in the central African...
Poverty Reduction in Ghana

Ghana’s inequality gap widens in the face of poverty reduction – experts

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Income has become more unevenly distributed in Ghana as the richest constituting 10 percent of the population receive more than double the wealth of...
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Oxfam identifies inequality as a peril to Ghana’s poverty reduction campaign

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Oxfam International, a civil society organisation, has warned that Ghana’s poverty reduction gains over the past two decades is being threatened by inequality gap. Mr...
A sea of rape flowers in blossom in Yingpan Village, Dali, southwest China’s Yunnan province during the 2018 Spring Festival. China’s rural tourism is focusing more on developing ecological tourism based on the lucid waters and lush mountains. (Photo from CFP)

China’s Poverty reduction goal enhanced by rural tourism

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Rural tourism has grown into not only a fresh growth opportunity of the whole industry, but also a new engine that helps impoverished rural...
Asia-Pacific

UN Committee Seeks for Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Through Sound Policies

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The UN Committee on Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Reduction and Financing for Development is one of the nine committees that makes up the subsidiary structure...
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Ghanaians build wheel with bamboo

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Ghana’s push towards the promotion of commercial production of bamboo has been given added impetus as two young engineers successfully build a wheelchair from...
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IFAD President Pledges Support for Poverty Reduction in Mexico

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Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will meet with high-ranking officials of the Mexican government on 24 November...
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NDC Youth Organiser Dares Gov’t To Prosecute Public Officers

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Mr Kwadwo Takyi Arhin, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Youth Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Wednesday dared government to prosecute public officers who...
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Parliament Pass Zongo Development Fund Bill

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Parliament on Friday passed the Zongo Development Fund Bill in fulfilment of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’ s promise during the campaign prior...
People from poverty-stricken families being offered technical training prior to starting work at a business incubator in Guidong county, Hunan Province. (By Guo Lansheng from People’s Daily)

China Makes Historic Advancement in Poverty Reduction

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China’s effort to eliminate poverty is one of the greatest stories in human history, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said recently. The Chinese economy...
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Mauritius PM: Chinese wisdom contributing to poverty reduction in Africa

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The prime minister of Mauritius on Wednesday praised Chinese wisdom for helping poverty reduction in his country. "There are no simple solutions to deal with...
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Extension services in agriculture critical to Africa’s food security, poverty reduction

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As Africa eyes on agriculture development as the enabler of job creation and poverty reduction, a renowned Nigerian expert has singled out real investments...
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Business growth Key to Ghana’s poverty reduction strategy

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Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo Monday said business development and growth would be pursued as a poverty reduction strategy. He said his goal...
A farmer is working on a family farm in Yongfeng county, eastern China's Jiangxi province, on March 9, 2017. The farm has built a comprehensive sales platform that can connect its business customer and the impoverished households for a targeted poverty reduction. (Photo by People's Daily)

Chinese President calls for elaborate work for poverty reduction

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Poverty alleviation calls for clarified responsibilities, precise measures and meticulous efforts especially when it becomes more difficult in its late phase, Chinese President Xi...
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Strenuous Solution Needed to Stop Declining Fisheries Stock

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Fish is the country’s most important non-traditional export commodity and the fisheries sub-sector accounts for about 5 percent of the agricultural GDP. Export earnings...
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Poverty reduction efforts in Africa is hindered by high debt crisis

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African countries face a higher risk of failing to repay huge amounts of foreign and domestic debt, which has ballooned to 443 billion U.S....
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Stakeholders Discuss Oil Revenue Management For Economic Growth

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The dialogue would examine how finance and other ministries and stakeholders plan and manage revenue in a manner that promotes sustainability, equity, poverty reduction...
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang

China Officials Urged To Collate True Data On Poor People

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The poor people should be clearly identified and their information be archived so that the government can help them in an accurate way, said...

FAO boss commends China over food security and poverty reduction

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by Edna Alcantara, Qian Yongwen The director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday that the collaboration between FAO and...