To eradicate extreme poverty, massive global investment is required in social assistance, education and pro-poorest economic growth
— Chronic Poverty Report 2014-15: The road to zero extreme poverty

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Join the online discussion on Eradicating extreme poverty: what is the role of agriculture? 

The discussion is promoted by the FAO Strategic Programme 3 Reduce rural poverty and is part of a broader reflection aimed to refine the approach towards the eradication of extreme poverty through agriculture and rural livelihoods interventions.

This online discussion has been just launched on FAO’s Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition (FSN Forum) 

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  CPAN event - Understanding and supporting sustained pathways out of extreme poverty

The event presented the findings of CPAN’s research on poverty dynamics with the aim to provide the latest evidence on policies and programmes that can assist in achieving positive poverty outcomes.

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Poverty Dynamics: What is a 'transitory poverty escape'?

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What is chronic poverty?

Chronic poverty is the long and grinding poverty that people live in for many years, and for some people, for their whole lives. Chronically poor people need to be at the centre of poverty reduction policies if we are going to achieve the goal of eradicating extreme poverty for good.

Watch the interview below on extreme and persistent poverty.

Infographics on poverty dynamics

By performing life history interviews, we can illustrate poverty trajectories and understand better the drivers and dynamics behind poverty escapes. Click here to find out more. 

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