The East Asia and Pacific (EAP) region is often characterized as a global success story in terms of the amount and pace of poverty reduction over the last few decades.

Judy Yang |

Even though Thailand is now an upper-middle income country that has nearly eradicated extreme poverty, data show that poverty reduction has slowed down and have been uneven across the country.

Judy Yang |

د بېوزلۍ نړېواله ورځ ټولو مسوولو بنسټونو ته دا فرصت برابروي چې په ټوله نړۍ کې د بېوزلۍ د له منځه وړلو په موخه خپلې هر اړخيزې هڅې همغږې کړي او د فېروزې په څېر د ميليونونو بېوزلو او بې اسرې خلکو...

Henry G. Kerali |

International Poverty Day, which falls today, is yet another call to action to eradicate poverty across the world and help Firoza and millions of others live a better life.

Henry G. Kerali |

حفیظه صمدی و خواهر بزرگتر اش فیروزه صمدی که بیوه است در یک روستای ولسوالی گلدره، در ۲۰ کیلومتری شمال کابل، زندگی میکنند.

Henry G. Kerali |

Combatir la violencia contra las mujeres es esencial en toda economía inteligente, ya que potencia todos sus recursos humanos y se traduce en eficiencia económica y desarrollo sostenible.

Maria Davalos, Ximena Del Carpio |

这趟惠民之行,使我们亲眼目睹电子商务为中国农村带来了新机遇,培育了创业精神,使一些外出务工人员回乡创业,得以和家人团聚,改善了农村的社会结构。

Martin Raiser, Xubei Luo |

From this visit to Huimin, it is clear that e-commerce has brought new opportunities to China’s countryside. It has catalyzed local entrepreneurship, brought some migrants back home, reuniting...

Martin Raiser, Xubei Luo |

Bhutan as South Asia’s most rapidly urbanizing country- with a growth rate of 5.7 percent per year. As of 2017, 37.9 percent of Bhutan’s total population lived in urban areas.

David Mason |

Malaysia has made remarkable progress in reducing poverty, but it is now time for the country to raise official poverty standards as other middle- and high-income countries have done.

Kenneth Simler |