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BFAR inaugurates fish landing center in Guagua

… planned in 2015 for strategic areas nationwide to improve the socio-economic conditions of fisherfolk communities with high poverty incidence.

by · Wednesday, 23 May 2018 · Philippines

BFAR inaugurates fish landing center in Guagua

… planned in 2015 for strategic areas nationwide to improve the socio-economic conditions of fisherfolk communities with high poverty incidence.

by · Wednesday, 23 May 2018 · Philippines

Projected impact on childhood mortality of austerity versus social protections in Brazil

Since 2015, a major economic crisis in Brazil has led to increasing poverty and the implementation of austerity measures, including proposed cuts to …

by · Wednesday, 23 May 2018 · Turkey

Macron lays out ‘new method’ to tackle urban poverty

President Emmanuel Macron outlined what he called a “new method” for improving lives in neglected and poverty-wracked areas of French cities on …

by · Wednesday, 23 May 2018 · Philippines

Brazil’s austerity measures could increase avoidable child deaths, researchers find

Brazil is the eighth largest economy in the world, but since 2015 a deep economic crisis has increased poverty and the government has introduced …

by · Tuesday, 22 May 2018 · Turkey

Rural Georgians look to the sun to ease energy poverty

In the Georgian countryside, many are reliant on firewood for heating. Can local energy cooperatives help fight the resulting air pollution and …

by · Tuesday, 22 May 2018 · Turkey

150 Celebrity Influencers Have Put Global Leaders “On Notice” With an Open Letter Demanding …

The organization ONE, which fights to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, published an open letter demanding world leaders examine and …

by · Tuesday, 22 May 2018 · Turkey

Climate change affects farmers in northeast

HÀ NỘI — Climate change is damaging production and livestock in the country’s northeast provinces, raising the risks that the poverty rate there could …

by · Tuesday, 22 May 2018 · Vietnam

P180 million seen to reduce poverty, improve income for abaca farmers in Agusan del Norte

BUTUAN CITY, May 21 — The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Agusan del Norte, through the Convergence on Value Chain Enhancement for Rural Growth and Empowerment (ConVERGE) funded by the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), pro…

by · Tuesday, 22 May 2018 · Philippines

Growing wealth gap belies reform

While Pracha Rath and other projects of the Prayut government are arguably sustainable in terms of alleviating rural poverty, they have been less …

by · Monday, 21 May 2018 · Thailand