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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 New Info-graphic - The relation between poverty and Disability in Bangladesh

            Having or acquiring a disability has strong associations with living in or failing into poverty. One third of all households are affected by disability in Bangladesh and one third of chronically poor households include a person with a disability. In the framework of the project 'Disability, poverty and poverty dynamics: a preliminary analysis of panel data, policies and politics in BangladeshCPAN has has found important signs of improvement in Bangladesh. However there is much more work to be done to reduce poverty and ensure those affected by disability are not left behind. Have a look at the info-graphic below to learn more! 


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.