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Tourism Could Be Ghana’s Exit from Poverty

The Deputy Upper West Regional Coordinating Director, Madam Fati Koray, has said the numerous attractive tourism resources in the region could be a game-changer...

African infrastructure players to brainstorm over development business opportunities

The 7th annual Infrastructure Africa Business Forum is set to foster funding and investment opportunities for attending developers and project owners. Infrastructure development is...

AfDB supports Cameroon livestock, fish farming with €84 million loan

The African Development Bank Group has extended a loan of €84 million to Cameroon to support livestock and fish production in the central African...
Poverty Reduction in Ghana

Ghana’s inequality gap widens in the face of poverty reduction – experts

Income has become more unevenly distributed in Ghana as the richest constituting 10 percent of the population receive more than double the wealth of...
Mr Tijani Ahmed Hamza, Country Manager of Oxfam

Oxfam identifies inequality as a peril to Ghana’s poverty reduction campaign

Oxfam International, a civil society organisation, has warned that Ghana’s poverty reduction gains over the past two decades is being threatened by inequality gap. Mr...
A sea of rape flowers in blossom in Yingpan Village, Dali, southwest China’s Yunnan province during the 2018 Spring Festival. China’s rural tourism is focusing more on developing ecological tourism based on the lucid waters and lush mountains. (Photo from CFP)

China’s Poverty reduction goal enhanced by rural tourism

Rural tourism has grown into not only a fresh growth opportunity of the whole industry, but also a new engine that helps impoverished rural...
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UN Committee Seeks for Asia-Pacific Sustainable Development Through Sound Policies

The UN Committee on Macroeconomic Policy, Poverty Reduction and Financing for Development is one of the nine committees that makes up the subsidiary structure...
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Ghanaians build wheel with bamboo

Ghana’s push towards the promotion of commercial production of bamboo has been given added impetus as two young engineers successfully build a wheelchair from...
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IFAD President Pledges Support for Poverty Reduction in Mexico

Gilbert F. Houngbo, President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), will meet with high-ranking officials of the Mexican government on 24 November...

NDC Youth Organiser Dares Gov’t To Prosecute Public Officers

Mr Kwadwo Takyi Arhin, the Brong-Ahafo Regional Youth Organiser of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) on Wednesday dared government to prosecute public officers who...
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Parliament Pass Zongo Development Fund Bill

Parliament on Friday passed the Zongo Development Fund Bill in fulfilment of President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’ s promise during the campaign prior...
People from poverty-stricken families being offered technical training prior to starting work at a business incubator in Guidong county, Hunan Province. (By Guo Lansheng from People’s Daily)

China Makes Historic Advancement in Poverty Reduction

China’s effort to eliminate poverty is one of the greatest stories in human history, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim said recently. The Chinese economy...

Mauritius PM: Chinese wisdom contributing to poverty reduction in Africa

The prime minister of Mauritius on Wednesday praised Chinese wisdom for helping poverty reduction in his country. "There are no simple solutions to deal with...
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Extension services in agriculture critical to Africa’s food security, poverty reduction

As Africa eyes on agriculture development as the enabler of job creation and poverty reduction, a renowned Nigerian expert has singled out real investments...
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Business growth Key to Ghana’s poverty reduction strategy

Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo Monday said business development and growth would be pursued as a poverty reduction strategy. He said his goal...
A farmer is working on a family farm in Yongfeng county, eastern China's Jiangxi province, on March 9, 2017. The farm has built a comprehensive sales platform that can connect its business customer and the impoverished households for a targeted poverty reduction. (Photo by People's Daily)

Chinese President calls for elaborate work for poverty reduction

Poverty alleviation calls for clarified responsibilities, precise measures and meticulous efforts especially when it becomes more difficult in its late phase, Chinese President Xi...
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Strenuous Solution Needed to Stop Declining Fisheries Stock

Fish is the country’s most important non-traditional export commodity and the fisheries sub-sector accounts for about 5 percent of the agricultural GDP. Export earnings...
Poverty

Poverty reduction efforts in Africa is hindered by high debt crisis

African countries face a higher risk of failing to repay huge amounts of foreign and domestic debt, which has ballooned to 443 billion U.S....
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Stakeholders Discuss Oil Revenue Management For Economic Growth

The dialogue would examine how finance and other ministries and stakeholders plan and manage revenue in a manner that promotes sustainability, equity, poverty reduction...
Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang

China Officials Urged To Collate True Data On Poor People

The poor people should be clearly identified and their information be archived so that the government can help them in an accurate way, said...

FAO boss commends China over food security and poverty reduction

by Edna Alcantara, Qian Yongwen The director general of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday that the collaboration between FAO and...
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Zambia to benefit from global fund to enhance trade

Zambia will benefit from the Enhanced Integrated Framework (EIF), which is a multi-donor programme to help least-developed countries play a more active role in...
Professor Stephen Younger

Studies has shown that subsidy cancellation will ensure redistribution of income

The study was conducted by the University of Ghana, CEQ Institute of Tulane University, and the World Bank with funding from the Bill and...
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CSIR holds workshop on poverty reduction

The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has organised a regional workshop to discuss the role of multinational companies towards employment generation and...
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Urbanization helps poverty reduction in Ghana – World Bank

A World Bank report released here on Thursday has drawn a direct link between urbanization and poverty reduction in Ghana. It said urbanization had also...
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Namibia needs $219 million for importing power

NamPower has said to avoid any power outages, Namibia will have to raise 2.6 billion Namibian dollars (219 million U.S dollars) this year to...
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US extends $50 million to Rwanda’s feeder roads rehabilitation

The United States government Monday signed a financial agreement with the World Bank under which it will channel a grant of 50 million U.S....
Dr. Nii Moi Thompson, Director General of NDPC

NDPC Meets PSC Over Poverty Reduction

By Dominic Kojo Blay The National Development Planning Commission (NDPC) has encountered with the Parliamentary Select Committee on Poverty Reduction to consider the President?s ?Transformation...
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Export trade can help reduced poverty in Ghana

Efforts in Ghana at reducing poverty might not yield much if there was no marked increase in exports, said Mr Peter Obeng, Director of...

Former Country Director of CCFC awarded

The former Country Director of the Christian Children Fund of Canada (CCFC), Madam Sanatu Nantogmah , has been awarded for her contributions towards the...