Text Size:
Updated On: Monday, November 20 2017

Poverty - Tag Search Results

21 Newly Reappointed Ifad President Pledges Continued Poverty Eradication
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

13 February 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - As IFAD's logo will tell you, its primary goal is "enabling rural people to overcome poverty."

Created on 2013-02-13 22:27:12
22 Obstacles Remain In Place For Least Developed Countries
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

29 March 2011, New York, USA | Connor Schratz - A new report suggests t...

Created on 2011-03-29 19:37:00
23 Organic Farming Could 'Sustainably' End Poverty
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

24 January 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The D.C. based yet globally focused environmental research organization, Worldwatch Institute reports that organic farming is growing across the globe

Created on 2013-01-24 05:00:00
24 Pilot Project in Uganda is Path out of Poverty for Many
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

10 July 2015, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - A pilot project in Uganda that pairs mentors with families living in extreme poverty has shown remarkable success in helping family members learn skills and talents that allow them to break out of poverty.

Created on 2015-07-21 17:51:54
25 Quinoa, The 'Golden Grain' That Just May Have The Seeds To End Poverty
( Global Development )

Photo: Wiki Commons

Content by: South-South News

20 February 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - World leaders from the Andean regions gathered at UN headquarters on Wednesday joining top UN officials, including UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for the launching of the International Year of Quinoa

Created on 2013-02-20 05:00:00
26 Somali Clinic Fights Malnutrition
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

14 February 2013, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Despite significant progress in politics and security, Somalia continues to be plagued by poverty and one of its most devastating consequences: malnutrition. A l...

Created on 2013-02-14 20:34:29
27 Tanzania: Girls Struggle to Avoid Forced Marriage, Yearn to Learn
( Development News - IPS )

Content by: Inter Press Service

 

KAHAMA, Tanzania, Jan 21 2016 (IPS) - Maria was barely 16 when her father removed her from school to marry her off to a man 20 years older than she was just so that the family could receive eleven cows as her dowr...

Created on 2016-01-21 16:29:25
28 Top Fashion Designer Michael Kors Joins UN To End Hunger
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

4 February 2013, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - World-renowned American fashion designer Michael Kors has teamed up with the United Nations' World Food Programme (WFP) in a long-term fundraising campaign

Created on 2013-02-04 05:00:00
29 UN agency working to address women’s health and protection needs in storm-hit Haiti
( Women, Children and Population )

Content by: UN News Centre

3 November 2016 – With some 546,000 women of reproductive age in Haiti affected by Hurricane Matthew, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has urged gr...

Created on 2016-11-03 20:54:26
30 UN food relief agency chief welcomes progress on anti-hunger programmes in north-east Nigeria
( Health, Poverty, Food Security )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

27 January 2017 – The head of the United Nations food relief agency today welcomed the progress made by the humanitarian community and the Government of Nigeria in fighting hunger and malnutrition in the West African country’s north-east.

...
Created on 2017-01-27 17:18:49
31 UN health agency provides emergency support as floods and landslides cause havoc in DPRK
( Asia Pacific )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

15 September 2016 – Responding urgent humanitarian needs triggered by flash floods and landslides in the northern provinces of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK), the United Nations health agency is providing emergency health kit...

Created on 2016-09-15 15:54:31
32 World Bank Leader Calls for ‘Smart Risks’ to End Poverty, but Financing Questions Remain
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

10 October 2013, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - It has been described as the moral issue of our time. To eliminate extreme poverty for the over one billion people living on less than $1.25 per day,

Created on 2013-10-10 04:00:00
33 Zika could end up costing Latin America and the Caribbean up to $18 billion, UN reports finds
( Americas )

Content by: UN News Centre

 

6 April 2017  In addition to the impact on public health, the tangible impact of the Zika outbreak, such as on gross domestic product (GDP), could cost the Latin American and the Caribbean re...

Created on 2017-04-06 05:00:00

GET CONNECTED WITH US

Subscribe to our newsletter