Poverty Reduction

Poverty Reduction Reports A-Z

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Achieving the MDGs: The role of energy services - Brazil, Mali, Philippines

The study aims to help establish a better quantitative understanding of how the provision of energy services can lead to development outcomes that aid the achievement of the MDGs. It shows the relationship between energy service availability and the economic and social dimensions of the MDG more

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African Economic Outlook 2011

The yearly African Economic Outlook covers economic, social and political development in 51 of the continent’s 53 countries. It is published with financial support from the European Union and the Committee of African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States (ACP).   The report is co-authored by more

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African Economic Outlook 2012

Given Africa´s rapidly growing population, the demographic pressure on labour markets will continue in many African countries. The AEO analyzes the long-term benefits that could accrue to countries taking advantage of the youth bulge and the more immediate challenge of finding gainful employment more

Our Work - Poverty Reduction

Poverty reduction lies at the heart of everything UNDP does in Africa to advance human dignity and inclusive development. We help countries act on the multiple and interconnected dimensions of poverty and inequality by connecting people to livelihoods, secure food sources, better health care and higher standards of living, in addition to empowering them with the ability to make life choices.

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