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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Chronic Poverty Advisory Network Event 

Eradicating poverty: using poverty dynamics to enhance development efforts’               Nairobi, Kenya,  3 and 4 May 2017.

The workshop will present and discuss the main findings and policy implications of CPAN’s work on growth, economic and environmental transformation, macro-economic policy, poverty dynamics, disability and social protection, all intended as ways to build sustaining escapes from poverty.

Opening and closing sessions will be live-streamed on Facebook. Stay tuned!


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. 



Our Publications

Have a look at our latest publications below. To find more, take a look at our resources page.