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Poverty rate in 2015 higher at 23.5%–PSA

THE Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) released on Thursday its revised poverty estimates which indicated that the country’s poverty rate in 2015 …

by · Thursday, 5 December 2019 · Philippines

Rich-poor income gap narrows in 2018

PSA also said the proportion of Filipinos whose incomes fell below the poverty threshold in 2015 was larger than initially estimated. Results of the …

by · Thursday, 5 December 2019 · Philippines

World Bank approves additional funds for Laos poverty reduction

The World Bank’s Board of executive directors has approved additional funding of $22.5 million for Laos’ Poverty Reduction Fund-one of the Lao …

by · Thursday, 5 December 2019 · Laos

Organic agri town says food sufficiency addresses conflict

Among the concerns that can be answered through organic agriculture are poverty rate decrease, the establishment of farm-to-market roads, …

by · Thursday, 5 December 2019 · Philippines

More disabled people access to supportive policies

Of those, 28 per cent are severely disabled, 58 per cent female, 28 per cent children and 10 per cent living in poverty. Most live in rural areas and …

by · Thursday, 5 December 2019 · Vietnam

Water, Gender, and Poverty in Cambodia’s Stung Chinit Watershed

Poverty is complex, multifaceted, and deeply rooted in global, national, and local socioeconomic and power structures. In Cambodia, 17.7 percent of …

by · Thursday, 5 December 2019 · Cambodia

Palay production crisis: A battle of development frameworks

The RTL is seen as another policy that is likely to deepen rural poverty, which is generally blamed on social and economic inequality in the country.

by · Wednesday, 4 December 2019 · Philippines

Sangil: There is still poverty in the country

It can’t be belied that undernourishment plague the residents. The area is still a shocking face of poverty Accept it or not, majority of those people …

by · Wednesday, 4 December 2019 · Philippines

DSWD assesses 4Ps beneficiaries in Central Mindanao

The 4Ps is an investment in human capital which seeks to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty by focusing on education and health of the …

by · Wednesday, 4 December 2019 · Philippines

Estimating the value of women’s unpaid work in Asia’s homes

Work done within the home, including caring for children, is extremely important to society but undervalued and poorly tracked. 

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by · Wednesday, 4 December 2019 · Uncategorised