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Asia 2015: Promoting Growth, Ending Poverty

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The conference Asia 2015: Promoting Growth, Ending Poverty was held in March, organized by DFID, the Asian Development Bank and the World Bank. Its web site has plenty of papers, speeches, presentations and in general materials on growth and poverty in that region.

 

More on Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT)

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The third International Conference on Conditional Cash Transfers (CCT) took place in Istambul, organized by the Turkish Government and the World Bank. Participants from over 40 countries got together to discuss this hot topic.

 

Conference materials are available at:

http://info.worldbank.org/etools/icct06/welcome.asp

 

Our friends from PSD Blog are also blogging about it, with more links related to the topic:

Social Protection: the Role of Cash Transfers

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The International Poverty Centre's journal Poverty in Focus highlights in its June issue the importance of social protection in the fight against global poverty. Various authors write about social protection and cash transfers programs in different regions.

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