The Environmental Economics Programme together with South North prepared a carbon finance toolkit for the Community Development Carbon Fund of the World Bank. This is aimed at multiple audiences including Task Team Leaders, Local Government and local communities to help them better understand carbon finance and the potential for incorporating carbon finance into community development… [Read More]
Poverty Alleviation Resources
A list of free guides, how-to tools and other resources on Poverty Alleviation for NGOs and development professionals.
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This toolkit has been prepared jointly by United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Local Government International Bureau (LGIB) within the context of the United Nations Millennium Development Goals. The toolkit is a part of a broader initiative aiming at mobilizing local capacity and unleashing opportunities for leaders to realize the MDGs at the local level…. [Read More]
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The global Faces of Inequality Campaign aims to target inequalities in all its different forms – gender, income, wealth, geographical, environmental, abilities, political, ethnic, and other discriminations. Aims Faces of Inequality aims: To give social exclusion, poverty and discrimination a face. To give people suffering from inequalities and their fight for rights and justice a… [Read More]
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This programming guide was developed by the Children on the Move Task Group that brings together Save the Children most experienced practitioners across the world within the framework of their Child Protection Global Theme. This programming guide is a tool to help Save the Children’s staff in the many varied and complex situations in which… [Read More]
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Forest Peoples Programme has created this toolkit to help indigenous women in Africa to better understand the African human rights system and how to use it effectively to secure their rights. Indigenous women form one of the most vulnerable groups on the African continent. They face multiple forms of discrimination associated especially with their indigenous… [Read More]
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The new Handbook on Measuring Equity in Education provides practical guidance on the calculation and interpretation of indicators designed to target the most disadvantaged groups. It is intended for anyone involved in the measurement and monitoring of equity in education, especially those concerned with national policy-making. It addresses the current knowledge gaps and provides a… [Read More]
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[MUSIC PLAYING] Everybody, I know it's a Friday It's been a long week and this is the last mile, but you're all here for what I think is a very exciting event, this panel on Civil Society and Human Rights in Peril My name is Patrick Keller I'm a professor in the department of sociology,… [Read More]
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Violent extremism is almost the term adopted by international bodies, especially the United Nations It has emerged for quite some time for more than two decades It refers to ideas and movement that adopt armed extremism Violent extremism is a very important issue, at least socially, because it is a form of assault It carries… [Read More]
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Poverty is a significant issue in India, despite being one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, clocked at a growth rate of 711% in 2015, and a sizable consumer economy The World Bank reviewed and proposed revisions on May 2014 to its poverty calculation methodology and purchasing power parity basis for measuring poverty worldwide… [Read More]
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[music] Yascha Mounk: But what we've seen over the last 20, 25 years is that nationalism is not going away as a political force And so I think it's a half-domesticated animal If you leave it to its own devices, the worst kinds of people are gonna come in In the United States, they tend… [Read More]
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Poverty is the scarcity or the lack of a certain (variant) amount of material possessions or money Poverty is a multifaceted concept, which may include social, economic, and political elements Absolute poverty, extreme poverty, or destitution refers to the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs such as food, clothing and… [Read More]
A world without poverty – is that possible? Yes! Because the 2030 Agenda aims to eradicate absolute poverty by 2030 Key to this is access to renewable energy Among other things it can be used for the production of food or simply to bring light into remote households Exemplary for a sustainable energy production is… [Read More]
(ourbetterworldorg) When I was younger, like 10 years old, I picked up cycling (an Our Better World story) (by Anshul Tiwari) (POWERED BY SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION) I want to study and grow up to be a doctor So we don't have to live in poverty anymore No one in my family has been to school… [Read More]
did you know Nigeria is Africa's most populous country and the seventh most populous country in the world with an estimated population of above 190 million one in every five African is a Nigerian did you know fewer than one hundred and twelve million Nigerians now live below poverty levels as global Poor hits 1… [Read More]
♪ ♪ >> Chris: THE BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION IS THE WORLD'S LARGEST PRIVATE CHARITABLE FUND GIVING $46 BILLION IN GRANTS SINCE ITS FOUNDING IN 2000 AND LITERALLY SAVING MILLIONS OF LIVES THE MICROSOFT COFOUNDER CAME TO WASHINGTON THIS WEEK TO MAKE THE CASE FOR AMERICAN LEADERSHIP AND THE NEED FOR FOREIGN AID IN… [Read More]
"Exploitative, degrading and inhuman" "Poor People are not props " These are just a few comments from critics who are outraged over an Italian photojournalist's photo series depicting hunger in India ― it's even been branded as #PovertyPorn on Twitter In his "Dreaming Food" series, Alessio Mamo photographed Indians in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh… [Read More]
This toolkit and resource guide has been produced jointly by the Sustainable Energy Programme of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and ENERGIA, the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy. It is designed to help planners and practitioners integrate gender and energy considerations into development programmes, including those focusing on energy improvements as well… [Read More]
Child poverty is a universal problem with devastating impacts on children and societies. For the firsttime,there is global goal (Sustainable Development Goal 1)to end extreme poverty, including for children, and halve the poverty of children by national definitions. With the global agreement on the SDGs including children in the targets and indicators, there is a… [Read More]
Poverty alleviation is a crucial component to achieving Save the Children’s global strategy of child survival, learning, and protection from violence. While many studies suggest that economic strengthening programmes can lead to many benefits to children of beneficiaries, other studies show that programmes may have an insignificant, inconclusive, or even harmful effect on children. In… [Read More]