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Bayanihan for the environment

… works through volunteers to fight poverty in developing countries, initiated the tree parenting activity last April 9 at the Baguio District in Davao City.

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Philippines

Economic managers tout infrastructure, reform gains to US businessmen

“We seek a more dynamic and competitive economy to bring down poverty rates and create more opportunities for our people,” he said at the …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Philippines

Germany Pledges Over $66M For Afghanistan

… lives not overshadowed by poverty, displacement, violence or extremism. Today, Germany committed to continue its support in fighting corruption, …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Afghanistan

World Bank making women’s entrepreneurship a priority

Abolishing the myriad of obstacles for African women to become entrepreneurs must be a priority on a continent where poverty continues to grow, …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Philippines

EDITORIAL: Riverbed farming

Thousands of people can be lifted out of poverty within a couple of years, even without distributing land to the poor and landless families, displaced by …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Nepal
Accelerating Pakistan’s structural transformation

Accelerating Pakistan’s structural transformation

Photo: World Bank
This blog is part of a series that discusses findings from the Pakistan@100: Shaping the Future report, which identifies the changes necessary for Pakistan to become a strong upper middle-income country by the time it turns 100 years …

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Pakistan

[ANALYSIS] On poverty lines and counting the poor

We have to get our act together and adopt a whole-of-nation approach to ensure that no Filipino will be in poverty by 2030 or even 2040.

by · Wednesday, 17 April 2019 · Philippines

China’s accountability system offers unique alternative to Western democracy

This is the result of a comprehensive and ever-evolving strategy aimed at improving the quality of life and work, reducing poverty, lowering the tax and …

by · Tuesday, 16 April 2019 · China, Thailand

Belmonte signs covenant with QC’s District 5 homeowners on secured, decent housing

… in the city’s fifth district have signed a covenant that advocates secured housing and decent shelters for the poverty-stricken residents in the area.

by · Tuesday, 16 April 2019 · Philippines

Free sanitary products to be available to girls in primary school to tackle period poverty

Free sanitary products will be available to girls in all primary schools from early next year, the Government has announced. The move follows last …

by · Tuesday, 16 April 2019 · Philippines