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Naive use of rice to address rural and urban poverty

The clever, discriminating use of rice as a policy instrument to simultaneously address rural and urban poverty as described in the foregoing depends …

by · Saturday, 22 September 2018 · Philippines

De Lima files bill to institutionalize 4Ps anti-poverty program

By Mario Casayuran. Opposition Senator Leila M. de Lima has filed a bill seeking to institutionalize the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) as …

by · Saturday, 22 September 2018 · Philippines
Clean and Green Bangladesh: A goal that can be achieved

Clean and Green Bangladesh: A goal that can be achieved

 

“Think before you do, not after you’re done,” says a Bengali proverb that applies to an urgent threat today for Bangladesh—major environmental problems spawned by rapid urbanisation and industrialisation. A decade of strong economic growth helped…

by · Friday, 21 September 2018 · Bangladesh

An Giang Province to reduce number of poor households

The People’s Committee of An Giang Province on Thursday held a conference to evaluate the poverty reduction programme in the 2016-20 period.

by · Friday, 21 September 2018 · Vietnam

How agribusiness can eradicate poverty

It is the example of Malaysia that can inspire us to implement one of the most effective solutions to rural poverty that the agribusiness sector can offer.

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Malaysia, Philippines
การลงทุนเรื่องความปลอดภัยทางถนนในเชิงเศรษฐศาสตร์

การลงทุนเรื่องความปลอดภัยทางถนนในเชิงเศรษฐศาสตร์

แม้ว่าประเทศไทยมีความก้าวหน้าในการบังคับใช้กฎระเบียบการจราจรและการรักษาพยาบาล แต่อัตราการเสียชีวิตจากอุบัติเหตุบนท้องถนนของประเทศไทยนั้นยังอยู่ในระดับสูงและสูงขึ้นอย่างต่อเนื่องนับแต่ พ.ศ. 2552 เป็นต้นมา  ในแต่ละปี ประเทศไทยมีผู้เสียชีวิตจากอุบัติเห…

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Uncategorised
The economic case for investing in road safety

The economic case for investing in road safety

Despite considerable progress in traffic enforcement and medical care, the road crash mortality rate in Thailand remains rather high and has been increasing since 2009. More than 24,000 people lose their lives on the road every year, and traffic inj…

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · China, India, Philippines, Thailand

Directors worldwide concerned about “poverty or income inequality”

In the global findings of the survey, social and economic concerns of “poverty or income inequality” were important for 45% of directors. Within the …

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Philippines

Federalism pro-poor, pro-provinces: DILG

“While we’re not discounting the good provisions in the 1987 Constitution, it had more than 30 years to fix the onset of poverty in the country but had …

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Philippines

Unitary government failed to address country’s problems, says Concom member

With this assessment, the DILG has firmly believed that federalism will fix the incidence of poverty and inequality in the country, contrary to claims from …

by · Thursday, 20 September 2018 · Philippines