Making poverty reduction a priority in fragile areas

Fragility undermines efforts geared towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Many international organisations and national governments recognise this today and are attempting to reduce fragility within their borders. The majority of the research has focused on peace building and governance, however, extreme poverty in fragile areas should also be a concern for policy makers.

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Reflections on the CPAN event "Anti-discrimination measures: a path out of poverty"

To what extent are anti-discrimination policies and actions required to ensure the eradication of extreme poverty? Overseas Development Institute (ODI) in London hosted an event on the 16th June 2016  'Anti-discrimination measures: a path out of poverty' to launch the findings of an evidence review on impact of anti-discrimination measures and affirmative actions on the lives of the poorest people in middle and low-income countries.

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