Stories Tagged 'Poverty'
Humla, once the crown of the ancient caravan trade route, today has the worst human development index in the country. Its people are deprived of the most basic of necessities, such as clean drinking water, nutritious food, health services, basic education, and sanitation. And the people’s miseries, experts say, were not created overnight: they are a result of continuous neglect by incumbent and past governments.
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A nation that was once economically struggling with a poverty rate of over 58 percent in the 1990s is now one of the hottest economies in the world. Today, their unemployment rate is below 2.5 percent and poverty has fallen below 10 percent. This is the story of Vietnam.
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A pluralistic approach in agriculture extension is needed to remove extreme poverty
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Province 3 government officials are aiming to reduce poverty rate within its territory to seven percent from the current 15.3 percent in the next five years.
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Cash transfers are assuming importance in social welfare and anti-poverty policies
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Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli has stressed the Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) state members should accord top priority to take the people out from the clutches of poverty.
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