World Bank: ‘Asia-Pacific countries must act now’

11M more pushed to poverty. According to the bank, the COVID-19 shock will also have a serious impact on poverty. It estimates that under the …

by · Tuesday, 31 March 2020 · Turkey

Shirking Zimbabwean economy hits old population hard

As poverty levels surge in Zimbabwe, implementation of Old Person’s Act remains a mirage. Jeffrey Moyo | 26.03.2020. Shirking Zimbabwean economy …

by · Thursday, 26 March 2020 · Turkey

World Bank, IMF seek debt relief for poor countries

“IDA countries, [are] home to a quarter of the world’s population and two-thirds of the world’s population living in extreme poverty,” read the statement.

by · Wednesday, 25 March 2020 · Turkey

Drug-resistant tuberculosis still a killer in Kenya

Costly treatment, poverty leads to deaths of children suffering from new drug-resistant TB in East African country. Andrew Wasike | 25.03.2020. Drug- …

by · Wednesday, 25 March 2020 · Turkey

India’s densely populated state breaking coronavirus chain

Experts believe that poverty and illiteracy are also hampering the processes of detection, testing, isolation, and quarantine in South Asian countries.

by · Tuesday, 24 March 2020 · India, Turkey

Unlocking potential of Tanzania’s smallholder farmers

Huddled in a dimly lit mud-walled house, the farmers unanimously approved the idea saying it was the best step to curb malnutrition and fight poverty.

by · Saturday, 29 February 2020 · Turkey

The less you have the more you risk – explaining this phenomenon in finance

Therefore, it’s usually very hard to understand what caused somebody’s wealth or poverty. But the cases when it’s not very difficult to see the reasons …

by · Wednesday, 26 February 2020 · Turkey

England life expectancy stalls for 1st time in century

Poverty has a grip on our nation’s health – it limits the options families have available to live a healthy life. Government health policies that focus on …

by · Tuesday, 25 February 2020 · Turkey

Spain’s poverty rate ‘appallingly high’: UN expert

OVIEDO, Spain. Although Spain has made a steady recovery from the 2007 economic recession, poverty rates in the country are appallingly high, …

by · Friday, 7 February 2020 · Turkey

‘Economic growth rising but poverty plagues Africa’

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has warned that many African countries are still far off the mark in efforts to eliminate extreme poverty.

by · Friday, 7 February 2020 · Turkey