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Poverty Reduction Strategies

Fridays Academy: Development Aid, Economic Growth and Poverty Reduction

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Like every Friday, from Raj Nallari and Breda Griffith's lecture notes

 

Against the backdrop of a mixed record of the effectiveness of aid, the scaling up of aid flows poses a daunting policy challenge for both developing countries and donors alike. 

 

Fridays Academy: Economic Literacy Internet Course

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At the Poverty and Growth Program of the World Bank Institute we are organizing an E-learning course on "Economic Literacy for Civil Society", which will be based on the lecture notes we have been posting in the Fridays Academy series during the last few months.

 

Today is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty

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The Day seeks to promote increased awareness of the need to eradicate poverty and serves to remind all people that sustained and concerted effort is vital to achieve the millennium development goal (MDG) of halving, betwen 1990 and 2015, the number of people living in poverty (less than 1 dollar a day).

 

More information about the Day.

 

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