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Training no-shows examined

The Finance Ministry’s account officers are conducting a survey of the government’s 6.4 million welfare and subsidy scheme recipients who voluntarily signed up for skills training schemes and an additional 2.1 million living below the poverty line who did not register for the training programmes, after 5 …

by · Thursday, 26 April 2018 · Thailand
Mongolia, despite a scattered population, works to make every voice heard

Mongolia, despite a scattered population, works to make every voice heard

With only 2 people per square kilometer, Mongolia is one of the most sparsely populated countries on earth. While that can make public service delivery daunting, improving health and education outcomes is possible if we include citizens in the de…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Mongolia

Neda, PIDS see ‘kink’ in RISE UP formula in Fed form of government

“Some of the indicators used are also composite indicators like the HDI and the [global] competitiveness index [GCI] and this could result in double counting of the subcomponents for instance per capita income, is actually included in the HDI, it is al…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Philippines
Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

In June 2017, a long-running land dispute was settled in just six days in a community-owned court in Bihar.
           
Returning to his village after many years, Ramashish had received a rude shock. His cousins had deprived him of the 5.90 acres of l…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · India, Oman

Finance Minister stresses on alleviating poverty through green economy

Inaugurating the conference, Finance Minister Dr Yubaraj Khatiwada said the government has laid emphasis on poverty alleviation, increasing the agricultural production and reducing the problem of climate change effects by means of green economy. He sai…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Nepal

Every Third Bulgarian Lives in a Serious Risk of Poverty

About 30 percent of the Bulgarian population or nearly every third Bulgarian lives in a serious risk of poverty, according to Eurostat analysis of the share of people in severe material deprivation in the EU in 2017. The EU average indicator of people …

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Turkey

The man who revealed abuse in English football helps young players in Brazil

Alexandre Montrimas explains that abuse is hidden in the country’s extreme poverty. He played for a small team in Sao Paulo when he was 17 and like many young players, he was taken to live at the club because it was so far from his home. It is in these “hostels”, where young players live at hundreds …

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Turkey

The purple rice helping Thai farmers overcome poverty

“The idea was very simple. We had two missions for the company: one was to alleviate the problems of small-scale farmers’ poverty and the second was to create healthy and delicious organic products for the global consumer.” The high costs of production and low yields in Thailand are the result of a …

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Thailand
Бүх нийтийн оролцоог хангах тухай  Монгол улсын зорилго

Бүх нийтийн оролцоог хангах тухай Монгол улсын зорилго

Монгол улс бол хоёр хүнд нэг километр квадрат талбай ногддог өргөн уудам газар нутагтай орон билээ. Энэ утгаараа төрийн үйлчилгээг хүргэхэд зарим талаараа амаргүй байдаг ч бодлого боловсруулах үйл явцад иргэдийн дуу хоолойг нэмэх замаар эрүүл мэн…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Uncategorised

Health of Seattle report reveals poverty, health disparities

While at least one of every four Seattle residents is either in poverty or near poverty, poverty has become concentrated in the South Seattle Region with over 31 percent of residents in or near poverty. Additionally, over 50 percent of black Seattleite…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · Philippines