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    Poverty, voice and advocacy: a Haitian study

    Institute of Development Studies UK, 2017
    Over the past ten years, Fonkoze (a non-profit organisation in Haiti) has adapted the 'graduation' model of lifting families out of extreme poverty through its Chemen Lavi Miyò (CLM) or 'pathway to a better life' programme. Yet despite international recognition for this approach, Fonkoze’s work is little known within Haitian policy circles on social protection and poverty.
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    Conditional cash transfers in Africa: limitations and potentials

    Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) are currently amongst the most popular social protection programmes for addressingpoverty, vulnerabilities, and risks of poor individuals, households and communities in developing Latin American, African, and Asian countries. However, the increasing popularity and adoption of CCTs in Africa have remained highly understudi
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    What development interventions work? The long-term impact and cost-effectiveness of anti-poverty programs in Bangladesh

    Department for International Development, UK, 2010
    While Government and NGOs in Bangladesh have undertaken many interventions designed to help individuals and households escape poverty, few studies have evaluated their long-term impact.
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    Human development and poverty reduction in developing countries

    Department for International Development, UK, 2016
    The main objectives of the research financed by the DfID/ESRC grant have been: i) to better understand the processes through which human capital is accumulated in developing countries; and, ii) how this process can lead to the reduction of poverty both in the short and in the long run.
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    Aligning social protection and climate resilience: a case study of WBCIS and MGNREGA in Rajasthan

    International Institute for Environment and Development, 2016
    Social protection and climate change programmes are two public policy responses that governments use to address the challenges of poverty, climate vulnerability and gender inequality.
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    Evidence and examples to build resilient livelihoods in the South Sudan context

    Evidence on Demand, 2015
    Building resilience to weather and conflict shocks in South Sudan requires investing inside and outside the agriculture sector in order to promote sustainable livelihoods development and income diversification. This includes strengthening productive sectors, improving basic social services, and establishing productive safety nets.
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    MGNREGS in Odisha: the path

    Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme, ODISHA, 2014
    Over the last eight years, the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) bas become an important instrument for equitable growth, livelihood support, gender parity and social security in the country. In Odisha, the Scheme has been a strong pillar of support for the rural area in their quest for livelihood security.
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    Climate extremes and resilient poverty reduction

    Overseas Development Institute, 2015
    Building resilience to climate extremes and disasters will help ensure the success of global efforts to eliminate extreme poverty.
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    Demographic change and fiscal sustainability in Asia

    Economic Growth Centre, Nanyang Technical University, 2016
    Changes in the population age structure can have a significant effect on fiscal sustainability since they can affect both government revenues and expenditures. For example, population ageing will increase expenditures on the elderly while reducing potential growth and hence revenues.
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    Lessons from India’s Basic Services for the Urban Poor programme

    Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre, 2016
    Over the past decade, policy and programming commitments in India have investigated how to improve the lives of the urban poor.