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CPAN is marking the 2018 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty by hosting a panel discussion on effective action to end extreme poverty. Join a group of world-renowned experts for the event at the ODI on Wednesday 17th October from 4.30pm, followed by a drinks reception.
A recent USAID-supported study by CPAN uses quantitative data collected by the Tegemeo Institute and new qualitative data collected by CPAN to understand poverty dynamics in rural Kenya. Several policy recommendations are drawn from this study.
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.
The conference aims to provide policy makers with the latest evidence on policies and programmes which can assist in achieving positive poverty outcomes and sustained escapes out of poverty, both from Rwanda as well as countries to which Rwanda looks or could look for inspiration.
This event will present findings of CPAN’s latest research with the aim to provide the latest evidence on policies and programmes that can assist in achieving positive poverty outcomes.
Having or acquiring a disability has strong associations with living in or failing into poverty. In the framework of the project 'Disability, poverty and poverty dynamics: a preliminary analysis of panel data, policies and politics in Bangladesh' CPAN has has found important signs of improvement in Bangladesh.
This blog outlines the story of 50-year-old Nepalese woman. This is a story of tumultuous ups and downs, an escape from poverty followed by a series of shocks that has left her today in a state of despair. Food for thought to develop some initial policy implications on ensuring that escapes from poverty can be sustained in Nepal.
Lessons from history indicate that changes needed to take place in both de jure legislation and in shifting cultural practices, with changes to public discourse as an early part of the process. This is not to suggest that policy transfer is possible or even desirable, but to highlight that achieving progress in gender equitable norms and institutions has never happened overnight before
CPAN is currently working on evaluating the key set of policies in the 31 countries with more than 5 million extremely poor people in 2011, that have the potential to get equitable progress underway during the first 5 years. The goal is to contribute to national and international discussions regarding priority actions and practical first steps to ensure that no one gets excluded from the progress toward zero poverty.