Poverty Alleviation

Report: 35m Bangladeshis still live below poverty line : Regular monitoring of progress emphasized in recent Poverty Watch Report 2022 to assess actual poverty line

The modern poverty

World Bank: 1.5m fell into poverty

Study: 42% people under poverty line

Lack of database hurts anti-poverty work

Widow with a heart of gold

Pandemic pushes more children to work

NATIONAL SOCIAL SECURITY STRATEGY: Selection ‘errors’ are a major obstacle in the effectiveness of social security programmes

The story of the middle class you’re never told

Bangladesh’s floating gardens – a global farming heritage

Social stigma puts women entrepreneurs off

Time to tap the blue economy opportunity

Not to confuse social safety net with poverty alleviation

Decline in poverty is not all

Freeing the poor from poverty and hunger

Redistribution with growth: The key word is ‘alleviation’

RMG growth: Battling the challenges

Inclusive growth policies and poverty reduction

New hope for disadvantaged women

Fishing for Growth in Bangladesh

Poverty’s Third Frontier: Addressing the challenges of exclusion and marginalization

Semiti’s story – Fiji

Rina Akter who is making her Dreams come true.

A strategic approach to Bangladesh’s economic growth

India has great potential to export umbrellas

Agricultural export value up 2% in first seven months of 2019

Dairy Industry: A Catalyst For Boosting India’s Agri-Economy

Woman power continues to drive India’s rural job guarantee scheme

India-UN Development Partnership Fund

Myanmar Population and Housing Census

Rice-fish Culture in Sub-Saharan Africa

Coalition for African Rice Development

India, Brazil and South Africa Facility for Poverty and Hunger Alleviation: Partnering with Rural Communities

Land and Poverty in Reforming East Asia.

Tackling Poverty and Climate Change at the Same Time Turning Challenges into Opportunities

Global warming to increase water in South Asian rivers

Embracing Agricultural Mechanization for Achieving SDGs

Connecting Farmers, Raising Income

Achieving SDGs – Challenges Ahead

The Impact of Climate Change on People Living in Poverty

The Impact of Climate Change on People Living in Poverty

Solving Poverty by Recognising Others in Poverty

Rich Become Richer, Poor Get Poorer

Reaching our potential

Poverty and the Right to Live

New Approach Needed to Eradicate Rural Poverty, and Urban Malnutrition

Mekong Delta: Adapt to saltwater intrusion by using aquaculture

Indonesia promises to push poverty eradication programs

Freedom from Poverty’ as a Human Right

Changes in chronic poverty and hunger

Bringing Rural Bangladesh up to Speed

Battling Poverty Today and Further Down the Road

Against poverty

Why is Bangladesh booming?

Restoring Livelihoods: Supporting Returnees in Batticaloa

Human Interest Story -A Study Tour to Magway and Bagan

Beekeeping Boosts Rural Incomes as Myanmar Honey Sales Grow

40 Years in a Country of Untold Stories

A Flowery Love Story – Torika Chandra

Nawab, an Innovative Farmer

Ekti Bari Ekti Khamar Project: Living Standard of Rural People Improves

Blind Man Runs Successful Footpath Business

A Blessing for Haor Families

26 Raigram Village Women Change lot Making ‘Nakshi Kantha’

Kandahar Poultry Farms Witness Significant Growth

Rabobank offering financial support for projects in rural areas

Afghanistan Development Update: Afghanistan riding into the headwinds of lower aid

Poverty in Afghanistan: 5 Facts You Might Not Know

India’s budget targets rural poverty and infrastructure

What will a 10% growth in the GDP every year in India do?

Top 6 Major Poverty Alleviation Programmes in India

Poverty has decreased by 2.11 percent in Indonesia: BPS

Indonesia: Jokowi seeks to address ‘poverty problems’ with Cabinet reshuffle

Is inequality rising in Rouhani’s Iran?

Iran’s GDP growth forecast for 2016 drops to 4.4%: World Bank

Poverty Reduction for Lao PDR Receives Boost from Further World Bank Financing

24 Woeful Laos Poverty Rate Statistics and Facts

New poverty line makes a third of Pakistanis poor

Six Facts About Poverty in Indonesia

PROJECT SIGNING: Lao PDR will Further Improve Rural Roads, Water Systems and Agriculture Livelihoods of Rural Poor, with New World Bank Support

Malaysia’s investment growth to increase to 4.5% in 2017

Room for Improvement: Reducing Poverty in Malaysia

Growing together: Reducing rural poverty in Myanmar

Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation work committee meets

ADB report projects Nepal’s GDP growth lowest in South Asia

One million people fall below poverty line in Nepal after earthquake

Nepal quake significantly upped poverty, finds study

Reducing Poverty in Pakistan Through Government Aid


Causes and Solution of Poverty Problem in the Philippines

Poverty has Fallen in Sri Lanka but Fiscal, Growth, and Inclusion Challenges Need to Be Tackled to Sustain Progress

Thailand’s Economy Expected to Grow 2.5 Percent in 2016

Why Thailand’s War on Poverty is Entering a Critical Stage

We don’t do sex work because we are poor, we do sex work to end our poverty

Vietnam to reduce poverty rate 1.3-1.5% in 2016

Vietnam’s 2016 GDP growth revised down to 6.2 pct: World Bank

Reducing poverty among Vietnam’s craft producers

Reform committed to alleviate poverty, says Minister

More People Out Of Poverty: Report

World Water Day 2016: India has the world’s worst water quality, and it’s getting worse

Policy Changes Helping Reduce Rural Poverty in Myanmar

40% Pakistanis live in poverty: lowest in Punjab (31%), highest in Balochistan (85%)

Poverty Grows as Iranian Government Resists Change

Poverty in Bangladesh will be reduced to zero by 2030, Finance Minister Muhith believes

DA releases P75-M to help priority provinces get out of poverty

Blind man runs successful footpath business

Cultivation of green chilli helps Mahbub beat poverty

Mushroom grower earns sustainable income

Fish farming brings smile to Halim

Poverty has Fallen in Sri Lanka but Fiscal, Growth, and Inclusion Challenges Need to Be Tackled to Sustain Progress

Flower farming makes many farmers self-reliant

Has a Bangladesh charity found a way to banish extreme poverty?

Income-generating activities help cut poverty in char areas

Lifting millions out of ultra poverty

The mother of Rajshahi’s Shoemakers

Rural family finds way out of poverty

Diligent man turns his life around with soy milk

Lao PDR: Community-managed Irrigation Reduces Poverty for Women Farmers