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DSWD releases initial list of poor C. Luzon households

… National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) or Listahanan is now posted in every barangay for the public to know.

by · Friday, 27 November 2020 · Philippines

Cabinet authorizes ministry to announce new height of Mt Everest

… tabled by Minister for Land Management, Cooperatives and Poverty Alleviation, Padma Aryal to announce the height of Everest, according to Devika …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Nepal

Ex-World Bank president James Wolfensohn dies aged 86

to fight poverty with passion and professionalism." "He was a brilliant financier, a generous philanthropist and, above all, a great humanitarian who …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Philippines

Poverty rates in Iraq, Iran rise amid COVID-19

Poverty in Iraq, which had amounted to 20% in 2018, or nearly 10 million people, has risen to 31.7% following the COVID-19 outbreak, Serife Akinci, an …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Iran, Iraq, Turkey

Occupation of Gaza cost $16.7B over 11 years: UN

The poverty gap could have been 4.2%, one-fifth of the current 20%. Since the Palestinian resistance group Hamas took control of Gaza in June 2007, 2 …

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Palestinian, Turkey

What Is Period Poverty? Here’s Why It’s Important That Scotland Is Giving Women Access To Free …

Scotland is to become the first country in the world to give all women and girls free access to period products, effectively eliminating "period poverty".

by · Thursday, 26 November 2020 · Philippines

Women’s organizations — key to reaching girls and women affected by COVID-19 in Afghanistan

This story is part of a series of field diaries from UNICEF staff focused on reimagining and delivering a gender equitable world, including living out the organization’s Five Actions for Gender Equality in the COVID-19 Response. Even before the COVID-1…

by · Wednesday, 25 November 2020 · Afghanistan

Investment pitched at La Francophonie

We must set concrete objectives to guarantee a reduction in poverty for the most vulnerable people,” Sokhonn said. He invited Francophonie …

by · Wednesday, 25 November 2020 · Uncategorised

DA project transforms farmers into organic crops cultivators

… waves in the marginalized sectors in agriculture, challenging more Filipino farmers to help address food security and poverty in the countryside.

by · Wednesday, 25 November 2020 · Philippines

Lanao Norte gets initial P15-M for ‘Balik Probinsya’

"When we realized the problem was all about hunger and poverty, we sought opportunities of what the LGU can provide the people," he said.

by · Wednesday, 25 November 2020 · Philippines