Poverty Reduction

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Name: Poverty Reduction
First reported 38 mins ago - Updated 38 mins ago - 1 reports

Lagos targets 10,000 women in skill acquisition

Lagos State government is targeting 10,000 women for its empowerment programme which is to commence on September 1, 2014.Governor Babatunde Fashola, who stated this at the flag off of the programme in Ikeja, yesterday, said registration for the skill ... [Published Business Day Nigeria - 38 mins ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Home for widows

WIDOWED 18 years ago, Stella Smith is all too familiar with the struggles a woman faces after the death of her husband.She had to not only educate her children but also put food on the table, an experience associated with a hard part of her life that ... [Published Fiji Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported 10 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

$1.9M FOR RURAL AND MARITIME PROJECTS

8/22/2014More than $1.9million has been used to develop and implement various infrastructure projects in rural and maritime communities across the country.These projects, designed to improve the lives of those living in these areas, were implemented by ... [Published Fiji Government - 10 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Resource centres to help women generate income

TWO more resource centres for income-generating projects have been completed in the Western Division.These are in Nativi, Ra, and Semo in Sigatoka.Minister for Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation Dr Jiko Luveni said the centres were ready to ... [Published Fiji Times - 13 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Poverty Reduction Strategy: Greater Efforts Needed to Enhance Food Security and Reduce Vulnerability

Poverty will remain a critical challenge for Asia and the Pacific in the coming decades, requiring a greater focus on efforts to address food insecurity and economic vulnerability, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report.Rapid economic growth in ... [Published Vietnam Business Forum - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Stiglitz: Turkey Lucky in Not Having an Abundance of Natural Resources

Nobel laureate in economics, Joseph Stiglitz said Turkey could be considered lucky in not having an abundance of natural resources, while addressing officials and economists in Istanbul on Monday."Turkey perhaps has good fortune of not having many natural ... [Published Energia.gr - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Making businesses better: ILO training for entrepreneurship

- Islamabad—A total of 30 trainers from all over Pakistan are being trained on The International Labour Organization’s (ILO) global module, Start and Improve Your Business (SIYB) in collaboration with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to strengthen ... [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Lagos Partners South Africa On Girl-Child Empowerment

[Daily Independent]The many ills of violence against women became the centre of discussion last Tuesday when Lagos State Ministry of Women Affairs and Poverty Alleviation (WAPA), in collaboration with the Consular General of South Africa opened up window ... [Published AA South Africa - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Where’s the fanfare for tackling poverty effectively?

The following op-ed was originally published in  The Georgia Straight .On June 16, I attended the B.C. government’s Disability Summit, the culmination of a three-month public consultation process on disability in B.C.I watched Minister of Social Development ... [Published Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Cabo Verde-Cape Verde Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Credit

agriculture, Borrower, climate change, competitiveness, Developed Countries, development objectives, Development Policy, domestic market, economic growth, economic performance ...See More + environmental protection, expenditures, financial crisis, GDP, ... [Published World Bank - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Social Justice Ministry Officials Found Absent During Surprise Check

Fourteen staffers including five officials of the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment are in trouble as they were found absent without information today when Minister Thaawar Chand Gehlot conducted a surprise check.Gehlot went unannounced to various ... [Published Outlook India - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Legarda Warns of Climate Risks Vs. Agri Growth, Poverty Reduction

Press ReleaseAugust 20, 2014 Senator Loren Legarda raised concerns over the risks posed by climate change, which has been causing extreme weather events, in the growth of the agriculture sector and in addressing poverty in the country.Legarda, Chair of ... [Published Senate of the Philippines - Aug 20 2014]

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"Important lessons must be drawn from success stories customized to fit the country's initial conditions, as well as its long-term strategic considerations" noted Prof Bukurura through the study report
"This partnership is geared to providing hope to a vulnerable section of our community" Mrs Work said
"In Semo, they have decided to improve the quality of pottery-making. We may bring in someone from Indonesia to help them design and maybe improve the quality of the pottery."
...They hunt to compensate themselves for the crops and livestock taken by wild animals. As one of our focus groups explained, "the present management is not controlling the problem of crop raiding animals, which makes people angry so they go into the forest"

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Lagos targets 10,000 women in skill acquisition [Published Business Day Nigeria - 38 mins ago]
Further growth earmarked for landmark [Published Ecns.cn - 2 hours ago]
SERUA PRAISES GOVERNMENT’S APPROACH TO COMMUNIT... [Published Fiji Government - 2 hours ago]
Charity does begin at home [Published China Daily Asia - 3 hours ago]
Tanzania: Study Gives Nod to Draft Natural Gas ... [Published AllAfrica.com - 5 hours ago]
First San Ezequiel church inaugurated [Published CBCP News - 5 hours ago]
Fashola: Revenue Formula Unfair to State, Local... [Published This Day Online - 7 hours ago]
Fashola blames Fed Govt for poor use of revenue [Published The Nation Nigeria - 8 hours ago]
Women farmers key to food security – Stakeholders [Published Nigeria Punch - 8 hours ago]
Fashola blasts FG over poor utilisation of revenue [Published Daily Sun - 8 hours ago]
$1.9M FOR RURAL AND MARITIME PROJECTS [Published Fiji Government - 10 hours ago]
FG doing little with federal allocation – Fashola [Published Nigeria Punch - 11 hours ago]
Home for widows [Published Fiji Times - 13 hours ago]
Resource centres to help women generate income [Published Fiji Times - 13 hours ago]
Nosfa pushes for fishery reforms [Published Sun Star Network - 14 hours ago]
Ensuring healthcare facilities for ultra-poor p... [Published Financial Express Bangladesh - 20 hours ago]
Poverty Reduction Strategy: Greater Efforts Nee... [Published Vietnam Business Forum - 20 hours ago]
Stiglitz: Turkey Lucky in Not Having an Abundan... [Published Energia.gr - Aug 21 2014]
Put on hold taxes on agro inputs and equipment [Published New Vision - Aug 21 2014]
Making businesses better: ILO training for entr... [Published Pakistan Observer - Aug 21 2014]
Lagos Partners South Africa On Girl-Child Empow... [Published AA South Africa - Aug 21 2014]
Making businesses better: ILO training for entr... [Published The Nation Pakistan - Aug 21 2014]
KALAHI-CIDSS builds shelter for abused women, c... [Published Business Week Mindanao - Aug 21 2014]
Where’s the fanfare for tackling poverty effect... [Published Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Aug 21 2014]
Training the trainers: ILO kick-starts entrepre... [Published The Express Tribune - Aug 21 2014]
Lagos partners South Africa on girl-child empow... [Published Nigeria Daily Independent - Aug 21 2014]
Cabo Verde-Cape Verde Ninth Poverty Reduction S... [Published World Bank - Aug 20 2014]
Forum on Negros poverty reduction set [Published Sun Star Network - Aug 20 2014]
Social Justice Ministry Officials Found Absent ... [Published Outlook India - Aug 20 2014]
Conservation works better with social justice [Published IIED - Aug 20 2014]
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Behavioral Research and the Client Protection P... [Published Center for Financial Inclusion Blog - Aug 18 2014]
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The Kyrgyz Republic: Poverty Reduction Strategy... [Published Zunia.org RSS - Aug 13 2014]
China: Mercy Relief Delivers Aid amid Logistica... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 11 2014]
Source: Mercy ReliefCountry: China 11 August 2014, China - Singaporean humanitarian NGO, Mercy Relief has disbursed an initial tranche of aid worth $30,000 to some 2,500 people affected by the 6.1 magnitude earthquake which hit Yunnan Province, China ...
Apple Makes $1.6 Million Donation to Support Ch... [Published MacRumors: Mac News and Rumors - All Stories - Aug 08 2014]
Following a major earthquake in China's Yunnan Province earlier this week that killed over 600 people and caused widespread damage, Apple has made a donation of 10 million yuan ($1.6 million) in support of relief efforts in the region, reports CRIENGLISH.com ...
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