Poverty

Poverty is the state of not having enough material possessions or income for a person's basic needs. Poverty may include social, economic, and political elements. Absolute poverty is the complete lack of the means necessary to meet basic personal needs, such as food, clothing, and shelter. The floor at which absolute poverty is defined is always about the same, independent of the person's permanent location or era. On the other hand, relative poverty occurs when a person cannot meet a minimum level of living standards, compared to others in the same time and place. Therefore, the floor at which relative …

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On Equal Ground: Promising Practices for Realizing Women’s Rights in Collectively Held …

WRI · 2 November 2021 English

recognizes equal and secure land rights for women as integral to attaining the global goals of ending poverty and hunger and realizing a more gender-equitable world. To achieve these goals, policies and investments

climate resilient communities and end extreme poverty and hunger worldwide. The majority of existing improved cook stoves) to help alleviate time poverty and domestic burdens. Setting safeguards against business, and communities combine to eliminate poverty and sustain the natural environment for all people deliver change on the ground that alleviates poverty and strengthens society. We hold ourselves accountable


Secondhand Shopping: Understanding Consumer Behavior toward Pre-owned Clothing in India

WRI · 5 October 2021 English

business, and communities combine to eliminate poverty and sustain the natural environment for all people deliver change on the ground that allevi- ates poverty and strengthens society. We hold ourselves accountable


Increasing Climate Data and Ambition in Indonesia through Enhanced Transparency and Incentive …

WRI · 3 October 2021 English

Full executive summary available in the paper.

potential to hinder Indonesia’s progress towards zero poverty and food security. Temperature increases of approximately


Climate-induced Migration and Modern Slavery - a Toolkit for Policy makers

IIED · 20 September 2021 English

Climate change is devastating the planet, leading to intensifying global inequality as well as disputes over land, water and scarce resources. People are being driven to migrate within and across …

slavery as a mainstream policy issue alongside poverty and climate change will help to: • Develop understanding While there is a recognition that factors such as poverty, uneven development and gender inequality shape vulnerability stem from exclusion, marginalisation, poverty, unemployment, lack of education, low skill levels than others, they are more likely to face the poverty that facilitates their exploitation, and to be and the livelihoods of those already living in poverty and marginalisation.31 These situations create


Open Brazil : The World Bank Group's New Interactive Monitoring, Accountability, and …

World Bank Group · 20 September 2021 English

Open Brazil is an interactive and user-friendly online platform that provides information about the current Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for Brazil. Open Brazil is intended to make the work of …

real-time wildfires. For example, Figure 4 displays poverty rate at the state level. This information is overlaid beneficiaries via mobile phones. Further State-level poverty rates and project / disbursement information


Appraisal Program Information Document (PID) - Tonga Second Resilience Development Policy Operation …

World Bank Group · 17 September 2021 English

program is guided by the 2020 PFM Action Plan. F. Poverty and Social Impacts, and Environmental, Forests Catastrophe-Deferred Drawdown Option (P172742) Poverty and Social Impacts Reforms supported by all three pillars are expected to help reduce poverty and boost shared prosperity. The public sector and social protection. Pillar 3 addresses poverty by supporting greater participation in overseas have negative poverty and social impacts. Rather, they are expected to have positive poverty and distributional


GovTech Maturity Index : The State of Public Sector Digital Transformation (English)

World Bank Group · 17 September 2021 English

Governments have been using technology to modernize the public sector for decades. The World Bank Group (WBG) has been a partner in this process, providing both financing and technical assistance …

goals of the World Bank Group: ending extreme poverty and boosting shared prosperity. It stated, among


Ebb and Flow, Volume 2 : Water in the Shadow of Conflict …

World Bank Group · 17 September 2021 English

The Middle East and North Africa Region encapsulates many of the issues surrounding water and human mobility. It is the most water-scarce region in the world and is experiencing unprecedented …

middle-income settings. Where there is extreme poverty and migration is costly, water deficits are more


Nationally determined contributions under the Paris Agreement - Synthesis Report

UNFCCC · 17 September 2021 English

This version of the synthesis report on nationally determined contributions synthesizes information from the 164 latest available nationally determined contributions communicated by the 191 Parties to the Paris Agreement and …

Sustainable Development, and Efforts to Eradicate Poverty. V Masson-Delmotte, P Zhai, H-O Pörtner, et al rise; ocean ecosystems; and livelihoods and poverty. 27. Almost all Parties outlined domestic mitigation with forests and ecosystems and conditions of poverty. The benefits of drawing on indigenous knowledge safeguarding food security and eradicating poverty; involving youth, local governments and communities vulnerable groups and communities in relation to poverty, job opportunities and inequality during transition


Climate change and migration in Ghana

DIIS · 17 September 2021 English

New data and insights on the role of governance

districts 6 Figure 2. Changes in incidence of poverty between 1991/92 and 2016/2017 8 Figure 3. Maximum residents beyond the poverty line, and the region has the highest reported poverty incidence in Ghana 3) to 23.4% in 2016/17 (GLSS 7). By region, poverty incidence is linked closely to migration and livelihoods incidence of poverty since 1991 across all regions. Yet from 1999 to 2006, the incidence of poverty in the again witnessed tremendous decline in poverty levels. Low poverty in the region may be due to it being


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