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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  IDEP 17 Oct 2018 - Poverty eradication: growth, social inclusion and climate change

Drawing from the latest finding of CPAN research on poverty dynamics, the discussions will highlight how economic growth, inclusive governance as well as measures to mitigate climate change can tackle chronic poverty and support those who have been left behind in recent efforts to drive economic development.

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  A village in rural Niger. Photo © Aoife McCullough/ODI

 A village in rural Niger. Photo © Aoife McCullough/ODI


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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